Tag Archives: January

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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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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Holidays I have known

I don’t really do holidays.  I don’t have the knack of that much forward planning.  It might be because growing up, we didn’t have family holidays.  You know, where Mum, Dad and kids go away for 2 weeks every year.  … Continue reading

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I watched my first presidential inauguration back in the 90’s (I was doing politics A level and choose the US political system option), and then and every time I have watched one since I am amazed by how moved I … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Bakery

So Sarah and I finally got together the Sunday before last and we were going to go the the V & A but ended up eating cake at the Hummingbird Bakery. Conversation included Sarah’s new hoodie, Christmas, how bloody cold … Continue reading

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