Tag Archives: July

Home: Making some changes

I’ve been living in this flat for just over 11 years, when I moved in, I made a deliberate choice not to buy everything I thought I wanted for the flat. In the first year I got a sofa and … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Last week of July

This year has gone so quickly and been 100 years long. However, here we are at the end of July. About this time of year as my birthday approaches, I become aware that while summer isn’t over, it’s coming to … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Haircut day

Happy Monday! Today is going to be a good day because I get a haircut and I get to catch up with Jane! We also get a trip to Ikea which means that I get to sort out the cupboard … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Wear a Goddamn Mask

It’s not Friday. I forgot to schedule this on Thursday night and on Friday morning, got up at ridiculous o’clock (5:30am) because I couldn’t sleep and had to go into the office. Basically, I needed to clear out my locker … Continue reading

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Tomatoes that don’t taste like disapointment

I didn’t eat raw tomatoes until I was an adult. In my late thirties, I would occasionally eat a bruschetta but not very often. Then I got an allotment. In my first year, I grew some gifted cherry plants and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Slow

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Monday Miscellany: New Normal

Happy Monday! Is anyone else struggling and out of sorts? I am, my boss is, most of the people at work are. It seems like everyone is feeling a bit discombobulated right now, for me it’s about things going back … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The Weedfinder General Returns

With the general relaxation of lockdown rules last Saturday, the allotment committee decided that people like my mum could come back in! Which we were both very excited about. Four and a half hours on the plot and I finally … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Courgettes and rain and tidying the shed

So the shed is finally tidy. We have new shelves (thanks Kathy and Adam!) and new drawers (Wilko’s finest!) and thanks to lots of tidying, it’s looking tidier. Ma still thinks there is too much stuff but I think we … 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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