Monthly Archives: October 2021

And so it goes

In a repeat of yesterday, this morning was awash with torrential rain and wild winds. Unfortunately, rather than lie on the lounge, warmly watching it lash against the glass, I had to go shopping. I looked at the Met forecast. … Continue reading

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Two little wellies

Ahead of COP26, a bunch of powerful people flew to Rome in order to talk about what they are going to do about all manner of things, mostly to do with us, the plebs. In order to be at this … Continue reading

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Psycho ghost kills her whole family

Tonight we drove to Chawton House for a very special night filled with food and chills. Dinner and a heart warming story of a close knit family. The kind of story best read in front of an open fire, logs … Continue reading

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Where’s your God, Frank?

I heard today that Pope Francis is concerned about the state of the planet. Ahead of COP26 (I reckon it should be called CROCK26 because that’s what it’s rapidly becoming) he has called for the richest to ease the difficulties … Continue reading

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A snowman for Jesus

I found another Winter scene window today. The artist produced a couple of snowmen on the windows of Colours, the shop at the top of the Lion and Lamb Yard. I ran into Andrew in Starbucks, and he told me … Continue reading

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Unsupportive lyrics

This morning, at Waitrose, a chap turned up with a spray can and proceeded to create a winter scene on one of the big windows. “Just like Banksey,” said the woman on the check out. “Without the politics,” I added. … Continue reading

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Jab me baby!

Today we drove to Fleet for our first vaccine injection. We’re still not sure about ‘boosting’ our already excellent immune systems but, if it’s going to be impossible to travel through Europe without changing our RNA then we decided to … Continue reading

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Two lost boys

There was a knock at the doorbell this morning. As I walked towards the front door, a couple of heads could be seen through the glass panels. One was Sophie, who we were expecting. Normally, the other head would have … Continue reading

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Plastic free shopping

When Lisa and Rupert came over for lunch the other day, Lisa handed me a little bag of seeds. Attached to the bag was a label which, when turned over and opened up, held instructions on how to turn the … Continue reading

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Covid nut latte

I met up with Andrew today for a coffee and chat. We were meeting on Wednesday but he had a sudden job. He told his ‘sudden job’ that he was supposed to be having coffee with me. His ‘sudden job’ … Continue reading

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