Monthly Archives: July 2018

Monday Miscellany

Bonjour, bienvenue dans une nouvelle semaine. (That was my limited attempt at French in honour of the winners of the World Cup!) In other news, it is the beginning of a new week, but I am not at work today. … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: In These Shoes? – Kirsty MacColl

A couple of weeks ago, Kirsty MacColl’s, England 2 Columbia 0 was doing the rounds because of the World Cup match. I love that song but it got me to thinking about this one. And I love that she’s singing … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a week, I went into the World cup quarter finals with four teams and came out of the semis with no teams. The most heart breaking being the match on Wednesday, but they are a young … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The constant watering 

This week I have been pushed for time, which is why this is going up late on a Thursday, rather than its traditional Wednesday amazing what you can do on a phone during the commute!¬† We have still not had … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

It’s so hot. It’s so hot that Sarah and I walked the dog at 7am on a Sunday. I’m done with this weather, completely and totally cooked. This week I have cooked some chicken and roasted some vegetables and the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a week. England are through to the quarter finals, but even bigger than that is that I have 4 teams through in the family draw, one of them is England. ‘It’s nothing like a broken leg’: … Continue reading

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Nine years

Nine years ago, I moved into this flat, it’s nice to live in one place, I’m very lucky that I’ve been able to do it.

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Allotment Adventures: Open Day and Baby Vegetables

This weekend I discovered an ant’s nest in one of my potato bags and probably the source of the bites that caused last week’s swollen hand. We took the potatoes and showered the ants with boiling water. Look I’m all … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Today is the middle of the year, we’ve had 182 days and we have 182 day to go! So given that we are halfway through the year, how’s 2018 going for you? Last weekend was busy, I got to work … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Sunny Afternoon

I heard this the other day and it just reminds me of summer, it that typically twisted Kinks way. It reminds me of summer because it was music that my parents agreed on so was often played on the rare … Continue reading

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