Tag Archives: Waitrose

Early spring

What a beautiful day we had today. The temperature was in double figures and the sky was wonderfully blue. Our crocuses looked lovely as they opened to smile at the sun and the daffs are about to burst into yellow … Continue reading

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Proper shopping

Yesterday, when commenting on her blip, Dawn posted a link to an article about supermarket shopping and how it was killing off the High Street. Ok, this is an old argument but still one I agree with. And it was … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Ada Day

If computing ever feels in need of a patron saint, my money would be on Ada Lovelace. This remarkable woman only lived to the age of 36 but achieved so much. I’ve posted about her before so I won’t bore … Continue reading

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Yellow roses

A while ago, Mirinda remarked that it would be a very nice touch if, perhaps, some day, she came home to find I’d bought some flowers and put them in a vase in the house somewhere. Maybe. This was a … Continue reading

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Talking in Waitrose

I was leaving Waitrose this morning, hands full of shopping, and an older lady (well, older than me anyway) smiled and asked me where my dogs were. I had no idea who she was (I still don’t) and said that, … Continue reading

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Wagon wheels and breadcrumbs

As I said to mum on Tuesday (and which she agreed with wholeheartedly) I like the fact that I know where everything is in Waitrose. All the usuals, anyway. It means I can get in, go round and get out … Continue reading

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Reasons for Religion part 4

As I sat in Starbucks this morning, merrily reading The Uses of Literacy by Hoggart (a book recommended by Prof Frank Webster, which looks at the sociological aspects of the working class of Britain in the early 1950s), an idea … Continue reading

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The sun!

So, after a few weeks of rain, mud and poodle prints, today the sun shone gloriously. The temperature climbed to a staggering 10°, freshened by a light breeze. Although, according to the weather station, at 1pm, the temperature was a … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday

“Well, she crossed her legs so there can’t be too much wrong” – two old ladies talking in Waitrose in the dairy aisle. I assume they were talking about someone’s plastic hip. Actually I found out the other day that … Continue reading

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That won’t work in the rain

The snow is all but gone! This morning we woke to grey clouds and rain, turning the snow to mere pools of it’s former glory. Sadly, Mirinda really missed out on the beauty. Last night we walked home via Borelli … Continue reading

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