Monthly Archives: June 2015

Reasons to be Cheerful – June 2015

The view from the National Theatre. That we have a National Theatre and how lovely London for all it’s faults. A morning on the allotment (that was a busy day, 24,000 steps!) Cherry season is here. I love cherries Good … Continue reading

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Life Happened – Coughing and Wheezing

Hello and welcome to Monday and the last days of June! I started last week with two nasty realisations, first the cough was not going away and second the washing machine was leaking! I got another set of pills from the … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

I’ve loved this song for a long time, I’ve heard the Isley Brothers do it live and I just love it. In fact I’ve featured it on Sunday Music before, sometimes things are good and they need a repeat… And … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail redux

I haven’t been doing FNC for a while because I haven’t really been doing anything different in the drinking stakes for a while and on Friday nights I might have a gin and tonic and leave it at that.  However, … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Here’s some reading for the weekend! Mind Your Own Damn Business…An Ode to Tact. Fix the housing crisis by banning non resident ownership I’m not sure that’s the only thing that needs to happen but what the govt is … Continue reading

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Life still has the capacity for surprises…

On Tuesday morning my week had fought itself to a draw. The washing machine developed a leak but landlord got me a new one, arriving Wednesday. Monday night saw a recurrence of the Cough of Doom and therefore a sleepless … Continue reading

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The Hour: A Cocktail Manifesto

Last Friday was National Martini Day. As my social networks filled with pictures of beautiful martinis, I turned to this book to get me through my martini-less state.It’s a quick read and I’m not entirely sure that I agree with … Continue reading

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Life Happened but not a lot else did…

Last week was not a good week. The Cough of Doom, just took over my life and it was not fun. So there was coughing and not sleeping and feeling awful and wheezing. On Thursday, I decided to have Friday … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Waterloo links. Look I know that there is a lot of other stuff going on in the world this week. However, I’ve always been interested in this stuff and it is perfectly possible to think that Napoleon was a heel … Continue reading

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The Cough of Doom

My immune system must be in actual bits because I’ve caught something (again) and all I’ve done over the last couple of days is cough and cough and cough and cough….It’s not been a fun and happy time, I carry … Continue reading

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