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Monday Miscellany: Not cooking with gas

Happy Monday! Today I am working from home because on Friday, Cadent who are currently replacing the gas mains, cut off my gas supply and didn’t get around to replacing the main, or connecting my house to the main. They … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: The no-good, very bad Monday

What is it about the first week back at work after a holiday that makes it so very tiring? This week I have been mostly exhausted, for no apparent reason! Last Monday was not a good day, because I started … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: A Staycation

Happy Monday! It’s my first day back at work since before Easter, I’m feeling a bit more rested but already thinking about my next holiday in June (when I’m spending a couple of days in York). I feel like I … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Nearly at Easter

Happy Monday! Today is marks the 70th anniversary of the Polo mint going on sale in the UK. How’s that for trivial? It’s a four day week here and I’m off work all of the week after Easter, so it’s … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany:

Happy Monday! Last week felt much longer than it actually was, this is because I had a cold. I really hate having colds. I still have a sore throat but am mostly much better, six years ago, I caught a … 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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