Monthly Archives: January 2020

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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Friday Links: I was sick again!

Happy Friday! I’ve been busy and sick this week so I haven’t read much and there aren’t many links… Ireland’s controversial centenaries are exposing the divides deepened by Brexit The agony of weekend loneliness: ‘I won’t speak to another human … Continue reading

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