Monthly Archives: April 2013

What I’ve Read – April 2013

After the Snow – S. D. Crockett This was Luc’s holiday book (every holiday, Luc, one of my godchildren, read a book together, this started as a way to get him to read more English books, he and his siblings are being brought … Continue reading

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100 Days

In 100 days time, I turn 40. I was toying with a 40 things to do before 40 list. However, then I remembered who I am and what I’m like and that there’s no way in hell I’d get myself … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

It was Ella Fitzgerald’s birthday on Thursday (she got her own google thingymajig) So Black Coffee  

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Middleham again

It’s still my favourite castle..

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Friday Links

Happy Friday, today I’m heading up north for my much anticipated holiday!  I’ve been so busy sorting things out, I haven’t got many for you this week. 1) Fascinating if a little gruesome, the economics of suicide. Marcotte’s study found that after … Continue reading

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The Perspective Police

Yesterday I had a bad day. It wasn’t a terrible day, it was just annoying and I had a headache for most of it and I wanted it all to be done. So I went home and on the way … Continue reading

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Bread Rolls

On Saturday the urge to bake bread took hold, I used to bake bread a lot, but I don’t eat a lot of bread so unless there’s someone around to eat it I don’t. I tried this recipe by Dan … Continue reading

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What I’m thinking..

A Union Jack is what you call a Union flag flown on a ship. Your cushion/tabletop/ handbag is not a ‘union jack’ cushion/tabletop/handbag because it’s not being flown from a ship. It’s a union flag.  Get it right people.  I … Continue reading

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The Weekend

Friday night and work night out playing ping pong I know it’s amazingly out of focus but it was that kind of a night! I won one game, lost the rest and didn’t really mind. It was night to catch … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! After last week’s ‘all Thatcher, all the time’ Friday Links, we have a slight change of focus this week, the links  aren’t all Thatcher related and the funeral was on Wednesday, so with any luck it will stop soon. It’s … Continue reading

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