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Memories and feet

We had a lot of reminiscing today. Firstly Mum told me all about her unofficial delivery job with Nestles. When she worked in the office, she would go down to the production line and be slipped the odd chocolate by … Continue reading

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(Not such a) Perfect Day

It was with great sadness that I read of the death of Lou Reed first thing this morning. A massive part of my growing up. Taught me everything I needed to know about the seedier side of New York, drug … Continue reading

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A very wet drought

Ever since the hose pipe ban was put in place, the rain hasn’t stopped. Over here, they call it a drought…back home they’d call it the rainy season. So poor Mirinda had a very wet birthday. But not only that, … Continue reading

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Day-z today

I’m getting quite keen on embedding video in blog posts. So, today, we have an odd little film about Day-z. I called her and then started filming. She came to me then turned straight back to Mirinda when she realised … Continue reading

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5 witches and Max

So, the sun now goes down at 4:30. Yesterday it went down an hour later. 5:30 didn’t seem quite so bad but 4:30? Feels far too early. Somehow, though, it feels about right for Halloween. Last year I noticed that … Continue reading

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St Valentine

Whenever February 14 comes around I always spare a thought for prohibition. For it was St Valentine’s Day 1929 when Al Capone’s Gang massacred seven gangsters from a rival group headed by Bugs Moran. It was an over-elaborate plan which … Continue reading

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