Monthly Archives: December 2020

Friday Links: Early Edition for Christmas

You know how you often get paid the week before you usually would in December? Well as Friday is Christmas Day, so reading for the week is going to be slightly earlier. Let’s get the bad stuff over with now. … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Tier Four

Happy Monday! I’m so angry. On Saturday night our idiot Prime Minister put all of London and most of the South East into a new Tier 4 lockdown from midnight. Which means that family Christmas is out. We’re ok, Ma … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Tier Three and other disasters…

Happy Friday! This is going out late because I’ve had a week. I was reminded this morning that I’ve been working from home for 40 weeks, which is the time it takes to grow a baby. I haven’t done that … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Winter Work

Last weekend was probably the most work we’ll do on the plot until Christmas but the winter work continues. I really enjoy the more relaxed pace of winter, we don’t have to spend all day on the plot but the … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Running to Christmas

Happy Monday! I feel, as I always do this time of year, that I am running towards Christmas and I’m not ready. I have just under two weeks and it’ll be fine. This week will be busy at work but … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Where is that Oven Ready Deal we were promised?

Happy Friday? It’s been a week and I still need to make mince pies! The Covid vaccines bring hope: but in many parts of the UK this crisis will last ‘This Must Be Your First By stopping players taking the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: We built compost bins

We finally got the compost bins built this week! They are not straight but they are built! That done, I got on with cutting down the autumn raspberries and removing the summer one. Ma got on with weeding the area … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany:

Happy Monday! We are 18 days away from Christmas and I’m about to embark on the ‘get everything done before Christmas’ phase of work (and quite a bit of that at home too!) It was so lovely to have Friday … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Birthday Special

Happy Friday! And Happy Birthday to my mum (this is her favourite post of the week!) Britain’s new claimants: How Covid-19 introduced middle class people to Universal Credit. Ma has been saying this since March! Mavis Staples & Chris Stapleton. … Continue reading

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99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall: A 2021 project

My birthday present to myself was the 99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall poster. This, a genius idea of Emma Stokes aka Gin Monkey, is a scratch off poster featuring 99 bottles of gin, the gins should be easy … Continue reading

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