Tag Archives: January

Friday Links: Good and Bad

Happy Friday! Well the USA has a new President so I guess that’s one good thing in the world. The daily death rate in the UK is appallingly high, and I just heard a member of Radiohead say that it … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Blue Monday

Happy Monday! It’s Blue Monday today, which is basically the worst day of the year. It’s three weeks into the New Year and no-one has any money, there isn’t another Bank Holiday until April and Christmas feels like a distant … Continue reading

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Friday Links:

Happy Friday! Yes, this is late (sorry Mum!), here are this week’s links… Bad omen? Tower of London raven missing, feared dead. Well this is just great…. Schools in England told not to provide free school meals at half-term. What … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Planning for next season

We are now in our third lockdown in the UK, with the way the infection rates are climbing Mum and I have decided that it was better that she didn’t come over on the bus to see me or work … Continue reading

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The definition of an Aunt

This was one of my Christmas presents… One of those things is true, and my sister in law is way cooler than I am!

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Monday Miscellany: 2021 is not getting off to a good start

Happy Monday! My hope for this coming week is that it’s not as awful as last week. We are 9 days closer to Trump not being President of the USA, unfortunately Boris Johnson and his government of incompetent liars is … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Dreaming for Next Year

I didn’t get to the plot last weekend, Ma and I went to the allotment the weekend before last. We dug up leeks for lunch (leek, anchovy and goats cheese tart), we refilled the bird feeders and we chatted to … Continue reading

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A grey Monday morning

It’s not been a great start to the week. It’s rainy and horrible, everybody has had a difficult journey into work because of signal failure and people under trains (so it could actually be worse) and we all a bit … Continue reading

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What I’ve Read – January 2012

January was no time to be reading serious stuff, it was the month that I did most of my reading on my phone. Reading on the phone is much easier on a crowded train in the morning. I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Godmother

This is me and my newest godchild.  She doesn’t have a name yet, but she it lovely and she and her mum are well.  Unless something drastic happens, this is my last godchild.  I now have six: Ryan, Helene and … Continue reading

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