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What I’ve Read – November and December 2018

This is so late. All reading has been easy but apart from reading on the train, I didn’t do much reading in the last two months of the year. I read less than 2017 and 2016 but I had two … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Sick

Happy Monday! I was feeling really good about not catching everyone’s lurgy before Christmas, so inevitably I came down with it after Christmas. I was in bed before midnight on NYE and it didn’t improve afterwards. So today is my … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: We Three Kings

Today is Epiphany, and thus the end of Christmas. So I have to play ‘We Three Kings’. When I was at primary school, my class was chosen to sing this carol and I was picked to sing Balthazar’s Myrrh. Which … Continue reading

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New Year Quote

This year, I’m not going to have set goals. But I saw this quote from Rainer Maria Rilke last month and it seemed appropriate for the new year “And now let us believe in a long year that is given … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Cheese for your needs

Happy Monday!I had a lovely Christmas week, Christmas Eve we decorated the tree, Christmas Day we went up to Shefford and had a lovely time, there was food, drink, fun. Once the littlest nephew was in bed, we played bingo. … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Quiet

It’s the time between Christmas and New Year where things that happen don’t get reported much and I don’t read newspapers much. So these links are from before Christmas and I’ll get to the mess that this week unleashed on … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A Year in Pictures

This is really to remind myself that we did loads and that spring will come again… JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMay June July August September October November December

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