Monthly Archives: January 2018

Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a week, it was windy, the trains were a nightmare and I’m settling into the new job which is good except that the lifts keep giving me electric shocks and this week has been a week … Continue reading

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For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been eating soup for lunch. Soup is a perfect meal planning staple, when I was starting to meal plan, part of my process was to make a vegetable soup using all the vegetables … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Things are looking up

I did a very quick trip the the plot at the weekend to collect some food, I took leeks, chard, kale, black radishes and parlsey, sage and rosemary.Which is not bad for January and much better than last year but … Continue reading

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New Year, New Skin Care Routine

I’ve talked about what I use on my face in this space for a while and January always seems like a good time to talk about it. Forty-something skin is no joke, winter always shows on my face and I … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Last week was hard, my first full five day working week in three months, tough. The 9 to 5 wasn’t too bad, it was all the other stuff – the commuting, getting up in the dark, the rush to be … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Sometimes music has meaning to you beyond anything the person who made the music intends or has a different meaning to the one the listener takes. (For example there is a Foo Fighters song that makes me think about Lent … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I’m the more happy to see a Friday come around than I’ve been for a while. this is the first straight five days I’ve done at work since 30 September last year, it’s both easier and harder than … Continue reading

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