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Friday Links: Pathetic Bribery

Happy Friday! So I’ve been away from my computer since Wednesday night. No doubt since then something blew up or was set on fire! But yesterday was World Book Day and today is International Women’s Day. So it a good … Continue reading

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What I’ve Read – February 2019

We’re into the third month of the year and I’m feeling pretty good about my reading year so far. Just to recap, I really, really want to get the TBR pile down this year, in January it was at roughly … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Black Gold

It’s Wednesday and I’m not entirely recovered from the workout the plot gave me on the weekend. On Friday, I sowed sweet peas, leeks and celery and Ma made some decisions on which types of tomatoes, cucumbers and squash we … Continue reading

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Lent

Ash Wednesday is tomorrow and signifies the beginning of Lent, it’s significant in the Christian calendar and is traditionally marked with fasting and prayer because Lent is usually slap bang in the middle of the hungry gap and the Church … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: As Mad as a March Hare…

It’s March. It’s Monday. It’s going to be a busy week.Last week wasn’t very busy but it was very tiring. Everyone was tired. The very unseasonal weather has ended and Sunday was rainy and miserableThere was some epic work on … Continue reading

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Friday Links: 29 days…

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s links… Ready or Not, a New Independence Day Awaits the U.K. If we’re heading for a hard Brexit, then we’re heading for a united Ireland. Of course I agree with this, I’ve been saying … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Tidying Up

We had glorious weather over the weekend and although we had planned not to do anything, the weather was too nice not to be outdoors so we went up on Sunday.As it turns out, I can’t be trusted near the … Continue reading

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