Category Archives: How I Live

Monday Miscellany: Off

Happy Monday! Last week was an odd week. I was not feeling it, on Wednesday morning I woke up not being able to see properly out of my left eye, that’s a migraine warning right there! I got through the … Continue reading

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Self Care for Season Affective Disorder

September is not my favourite month, even on its warmer days, there’s a chill in the morning and evenings and over the course of the month we lose two hours of daylight. Which for people like me who are seasonally … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: A Four Year Old in the Family

Happy Monday! People it has been a week! I’ve had a low, level annoying virus, sore throat, slightly snotty and very tired. It’s not been enough to be off work, just enough to annoy me! I have a new role … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Autumn is coming

Happy Monday and September! How was last week for everyone? Mine was fine, there is some change coming down the pipe but we’ll have to see how that goes. The country is a mess but we covered that on Friday! … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Gooseberry Compote

We are nearly at the end of gooseberry season at chez Dempsey and it’s been amazing. We’ve had about 5kgs all in and even for a gooseberry loving pair it’s been a lot. I’m not sure what the variety is … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Too hot to do anything

Happy Monday! Last week we had a mini heatwave, it was intense, it was 37C in my house on Thursday, I took many coldish baths and sat in front of fan. It’s calmed down now and thank God. So we … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Very Social

Happy Monday! Last week was good, does it sound weird to say that I need this week to have less people in it? I saw Jo and Tabs and Mrs Gauld on Tuesday and Sue on Wednesday and some of … Continue reading

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