Monthly Archives: March 2017

Friday Links

Happy Friday! What’s to blame for this misfortune? David Cameron’s hubris about Brexit. I’ve been making this point since the referendum. One of the things he should have done was explained that an advisory referendum is not binding. Or made it … Continue reading

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Be a grown ass adult and cook your damn dinner

This is a bit ranty and was written last week, when 3 people told me that they would love to cook more but they didn’t have the time to cook like I did because who had time to make their … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The best laid plans

As I said last week, the plot is just waiting for the warmer weather to get going. Last week, we left it weeded within an inch of its life, with planted potatoes and some grape hyacinths. This week, I was … Continue reading

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March Photos – Part Two

Waiting. 13 March. Train service imploding on a Monday morning.Leeks. 15 March. Sown in deeper pots this time.Future Food. 16 March. CucumbersWine with mother. 16 March. Before the cinemaBlue Sky. 17 March. MorningA bad photo of a good haircut. 17 … Continue reading

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Good/Bad: Highlights of the week – 20 March

Thinking about this week, it was deeply average, I survived to live another week and had a lovely weekend but I was in a funk last week… Good Family Time. It was Mother’s Day yesterday which meant we got to … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday!  It’s been a week. ‘Utterly ridiculous’ is pretty strong language from British security services. Do not fuck with GCHQ. That includes you Spicer… Then they doubled down on the claims The far right wants to exploit the Westminster attack. … Continue reading

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I’m a proud Londoner and I come from a family (at least some of it) of Londoners. So it would feel wrong not in some way to mention what happened yesterday, at the same time, I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Waiting Impatiently…

We’re in that maddening time when things are starting to happen but it’s all happening very slowly.. The weather is warming up and the days are longer, so things are greener. The gooseberry bushes have tiny flowers on them already. … Continue reading

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Work Life

Last week, our quarterly department meeting happened and was based on understanding our Margerison-McCann profiles. There were no huge surprises for me, I recognised myself.I’m a ‘Concluder-Producer’ by a huge margin. I’m practical and production-oriented, I like schedules and plans … Continue reading

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Good/Bad w/c 13 March 2017

Good Seedlings. The most of the cucumbers have come up, the second set of leeks are doing the growing thing, the tomatoes and patty pans have come up too. I’m waiting on the other summer squash and cucumbers and there … Continue reading

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