Category Archives: 2022

Week Sixteen: 2022

If you’re on a bit of a break, then a catch up on what’s on your mind is a bit contradictory. But hey, it’s easy to throw a few things down. As you’ll know I had a procedure and it … Continue reading

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Week Fifteen: 2022

We spent a few days in Suffolk, near Southwold, mostly to let the gasman service the boiler but also to relax and take in the coast and heathland. The gorse is out in force at this time of year and … Continue reading

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Week Fourteen: 2022

Busy week this. A visit to the Tate Modern for the Lubaina Himid exhibition – a Black Feminist with a gauche style and a penchant for colour – a street art tour around Liverpool Street (both to be reviewed later) … Continue reading

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Week Thirteen: 2022

Let’s talk about respect and tolerance and being objectionable and offending. At the Oscars Chris Rock told a joke. Many laughed. Some saw it as a compliment to the person to whom is was directed. She didn’t. Her husband laughed … Continue reading

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Week Twelve: 2022

This week the weather has chosen to be full of spring delights which has kept us in the garden a fair bit. Vicky the tortoise is moving at last though she hasn’t started eating as yet. The signs are all … Continue reading

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Mid March Garden – Are We There Yet?

Is it spring? Has it sprung? It’s peeking out but a frost now could be a real bummer… So what do we have? Magnolias Daffs and snake’s head fritillarias Anenomies and other perennials Camellias forsythia azelas and other shrubs And … Continue reading

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Week Ten: 2022

When I started this post, I was planning on going skiing, flying out on Saturday. However to enter France and ski I need to be triple vaccinated (tick) and swear that I have not been in contact with someone who … Continue reading

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Week Nine: 2022

It would be easy to fall into the trap of adding to the doomscrolling that I seen to have fallen prey to over the last two weeks. I’ve not even checked the Covid numbers having obsessed about them for nigh … Continue reading

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Week Eight: 2022

In February 2020, I was about to go skiing, vaguely aware of some new flu type bug in China and believing the only major issue confronting us was the afters of Brexit. How small and parochial that seems now. I’ve … Continue reading

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Week Seven: 2022

I heard about the death of a well known TV personality recently. Bamber Gascoigne hosted University Challenge throughout my transition from child to adult, with his ‘starters for ten’ and ‘no conferring’. I doubt he resonated beyond the restrictive boundaries … Continue reading

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