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Don’t worry too much

I’m quite shortsighted, my world without glasses or contact lenses is extremely blurry. So I’m pretty realiant on my glasses and contact lenses. I’ve had lenses since I was 17 but over the years my eyes have become much less … Continue reading

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Best/Worse 15 to 21 May 2017

Before I do a best/worst of last week, a plea, if you live in the UK and are eligible to vote and haven’t registered. Today is the last day to do it. Please do it. You can register online. I … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night

This was the view from my bedroom window on Tuesday night. It did not lead to a lovely sunny Wednesday but it was beautiful!

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s links…. The story behind the green huts in London. They aren’t that mysterious if you grew up in London. I’ve always known what they are, but this is fun anyway and as black cab drivers … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Plant all the things

Work on the plot this week was all about planting because I’m ready to do that. While Ma weeded, I planted out the crookneck, patty pan squash and courgettes, some of the tomatoes (Jen’s Tangerine Cherry and Orange Banana) and … Continue reading

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Best/Worst – 8 May 2017

Best Work. Work never normally makes it onto the best week, I’m not the person who loves my my job, I work for money so I can have a roof over my head and buy books and things for the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Charged for water that isn’t safe to drink. Wow. Irish beach washed away 33 years ago reappears overnight after freak tide. Why I’m quitting teaching. The scandal of the Bank of Mum and Dad. I’m going to say … Continue reading

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