Monthly Archives: October 2019

Colour and succulents

It was Deirdre’s birthday this week – she had a party yesterday to celebrate. She and David have fairly recently (in the past couple of years or so) bought a house after renting forever. It is a weird transition sometimes; … Continue reading

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Gathering the shards

I want to celebrate two artists this week – a photographer and a writer.¬†Ed Douglas has appeared in these posts before, and a couple of weeks ago I went to see his latest exhibition at Hahndorf. It was terrific. He … Continue reading

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Frocks and fetes

Even though winters here are not severe, spring still brings a sense of opening out and emergence from cosy indoor times. October is a classic month for fetes, fairs, fundraisers and outdoor community fun and I have spent today at … Continue reading

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Thanks Howard

It is a year this weekend since I became ill with what turned out to be meningococcal meningitis. I have had it in my mind for the past few days, thinking back to how ill I felt, and the bleakness … Continue reading

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