Monthly Archives: January 2020

Friday Links: Last day of January and EU Membership

Happy Friday! It’s the last day of January. Hurrah! And the official withdrawal date of the UK from the EU. So quite the day. I’m working from home and then going to have dinner with some friends. For the rest … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Structure

This week we got the plot. You can tell that people are beginning to think about Spring because there are more people on site, it’s also because the committee did unofficial site inspections before Christmas and spoke to the plot … Continue reading

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One thing a month

I didn’t make any resolutions this year, I’m sort of at the stage where I know what’s working, I know what doesn’t and all change last year was incremental. Two things that I want to do are: reducing the stuff … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Stick a fork in me, I’m done

Happy Monday!People I’m done with winter. I seem to always hit this spot after Christmas, the days ARE slowly getting lighter but, and this is the kicker, it’s actually darker in the morning for a bit and while I don’t … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Shay and Blue Black Tulip Eau de Toilette

This scent was in my M&S Advent Beauty Calendar in 2018 and much to my surprise (I’m generally a Chanel No.5 or a 4711 girl) I really liked it, enough to buy another bottle when the sample ran out and … Continue reading

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Friday Links: SAD is kicking in

Happy Friday! I’ve really struggled this week, it’s still dark in the mornings and my brain seems to have it’s limit! Here are this week’s links Ignorance about menopause is destroying lives – and it’s not only women who suffer … Continue reading

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First pluck your pheasant

My boss, has someone who supplies him with pheasants and before I started working for him, I mentioned the plot and he suggested we could do a swap of produce for pheasant! Last week, he brought in a bird. There … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: No work this week

This weekend was the best weather we’ve had in ages, but we didn’t work on the plot due to Ma’s head injury and having visitors. I did get the bird feeders filled up but that’s about it!

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Staying in, the joys of January

Although I loathe January as a month, now we are over halfway through, I was reflecting on whether it had any good points and had to admit that it’s always a good time for the flat and appreciating my space.After … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: January sickness…

Happy Monday!January is not a good month for the Dempsey’s. For the last couple of years, Ma and I always get sick in January. I thought that I’d escaped this year but on Wednesday night had another episode of fever … Continue reading

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