Monthly Archives: January 2009


At Dionne’s tonight to see her new flat (which is marvellous and still surprisingly tidy).  Aidan is on top form, witness this: Dionne: You’re right Aidan, I stand corrected Aidan: No you don’t Mummy, you stand wrong.  I stand correct. … Continue reading

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Holidays I have known

I don’t really do holidays.  I don’t have the knack of that much forward planning.  It might be because growing up, we didn’t have family holidays.  You know, where Mum, Dad and kids go away for 2 weeks every year.  … Continue reading

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I watched my first presidential inauguration back in the 90’s (I was doing politics A level and choose the US political system option), and then and every time I have watched one since I am amazed by how moved I … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Bakery

So Sarah and I finally got together the Sunday before last and we were going to go the the V & A but ended up eating cake at the Hummingbird Bakery. Conversation included Sarah’s new hoodie, Christmas, how bloody cold … Continue reading

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