Monthly Archives: February 2023

Small Goals 2023: March

It’s March tomorrow so it’s time to talk about things I’d like to do in March. As ever, let’s have a look February first. Despite the feeling that February was my own personal trash fire of a month. Circumstances have … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Home and it’s almost there…

Happy Monday! I’m back home and things are not quite complete. There’s some snagging to do in the bedroom and the kitchen is just about workable but needs flooring, tiles and snagging. Part of me is really happy to be … Continue reading

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Lent: The First Four Days

Lent Started on Wednesday and as I’ve done in previous years, I’m going to talk about it. If it’s not your thing, I get it, and I’ll see you sometime in the week, for my usual wittering. So the first … Continue reading

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Recommended: St Pancreas Defendat Me ‘The Boris Letters

Michel Rosen makes up ‘letters from Boris’ on Twitter, they are very funny and sound alarmingly convincing. The early ones have been put in a book and the best way to deal with the horror of the government of the … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Yes, we have no tomatoes

Happy Friday! ‘We have to pay more for food’: Britain’s biggest tomato farmer on the runaway costs of growing. It’s really hard to hear in the midst of a cost of living crisis but it’s true. We pay too little … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Walk

This is my last week of commuting from my Mum’s house, and so the last week of doing this walk more or less very day (sometimes I get the Drain). Here are some pictures from my walk:

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Monday Miscellany: The Plaster isn’t Dry

Happy Monday! This is my last week in Surbiton, however the work on the flat is still not finished (the plaster hasn’t dried and so the work on the kitchen hasn’t begun).  I had said that I wanted to be … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Another Nicola Gone

Happy Friday! What happened during Scotland’s rent freeze? Landlords fought back My sympathy for ‘good’ landlords is at rock bottom right now. Rent controls and assured tenancies are the least renters need. I know the inhumanity of prepayment meters. Forget reform … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Surprise

I’m still too far away from the plot to do much work on it, although this weekend we did visit to feed the birds and got a surprise. So to set the background, I had been talking my plot neighbour … Continue reading

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Moth cocktails

This morning, my email has been flooded with Valentine’s Day offers. I’ve been single for over a decade now so Valentine’s isn’t something I have many feelings about at all! However, today is the day we take delivery of our … Continue reading

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