Monthly Archives: February 2020

Friday Links: The Government of All the Spanners

Happy Friday! This is going up very late today because I forgot to post it. It’s been a very busy week… Priti Patel is out of her depth – and that is Boris Johnson’s fault The fall in life expectancy … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Buying wood

Anyone else sick of the weather? The weather wasn’t great last weekend and Ma had a trick knee, so we already knew not much was going to happen. We hit the plot and checked for damage, the bird feeders were … Continue reading

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Pancake Day:

Today and then on Tuesdays during Lent, I’m going to talk about my faith and spiritual practice (or lack thereof). So this is the time to look away if you’re not interested in this topic. No worries, there will be … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Theatre, Wine, Cinema

Happy Monday! Last week was half term which meant that getting into work in the morning was somewhat easier and work was a lot quieter, which provided balance because going home was full of whiny children and I couldn’t book … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Earworm

Sometimes my brain is not a place that’s comfortable to live in. Last week during the PMT insomnia, I managed to acquire an earworm, that earworm was ‘Champion the Wonder Horse’ I have no idea. It’s something I used to watch … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Dr Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser

A couple of weeks ago, I recommended Angus Castus to deal with PMT, because my PMT has been getting worse with peri-menopause. Well this week I’m back with the other side the annoying peri-menopausal coin. Spots. I’ve been very lucky … Continue reading

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Friday Links:

Happy Friday! I had a lot to read and say about it this week! The wealth gap: How changing fortunes tear close friends apart Interesting How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket Fighting the tyranny of ‘niceness’: why we … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Baking

Last weekend, with the rain pouring and the storm storming, I stayed inside and baked. I made some bread rolls. I make these all the time, (usually halving the recipe because 24 is more rolls than one woman needs, using … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Storm Dennis

I need to start this week’s update on the plot with a tiny rant. On the 23 Jan, I ordered lots of raised beds from Primrose, three for me and seven for Dionne, they had a 2 to 4 days … Continue reading

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Soil, God and Lent

Last week the email about Grace Lent activities came around. My Grace attendance has been terrible for the last couple of years for lots of reasons I’m not going into but the Lent activities are all based on the themes … Continue reading

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