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Friday Links: Is this what it felt like in the 1930’s?

Happy Friday! I’m more than slightly horrified by the news and the state of the world. The 1929 crash led to another world war in 1939. We might be doing better than that but I saw some footage of Mussolini … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: The Low Energy Options

I talk about food quite a bit, from what I eat, to what I grow, to what I cook. I’m interested in those things in other people too. I’m really fascinated by what people buy and how they plan cooking … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Maintenance

After last week’s excitement, the plot really needed some attention. As ever this time of year, both the weeds and the things you want to grow are all thriving. So we picked: beetroot, carrots, salad, gooseberries, I gave the mint … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Tiring but worth it.

Happy Monday! I had quite the week last week. Work was stressy because it was quarterly reporting week. I don’t have a lot to do with that but you know when everyone you work with is having ‘that’ kind of … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Civil Service

Happy Friday! I’m really not happy to be British right now, I’d rather be a voice in 27 countries, than told what to do by the US…   Not a Human, but a Dancer. This stuff is fascinating… What the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Award Winner!

As I mentioned on Monday, Ma and I won an award at the Open Day for basically being nice and wanting to help our allotment neighbour as much as we can.Taking on the plot has had so many benefits, for … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Nice Girls Finish First!

Years and years ago I had a bag that someone bought me that said ‘nice girls finish first’. This is my motto (yes in both the clean and not so clean interpretation of the world!). This week, Ma and I … Continue reading

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