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5 April 2014

I was up in the chicken house when the first rain began to come down, thrumming on the metal roof of the shed where I was chopping up some fruit tree prunings that had been piled up there for ages, … Continue reading

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7 February 2014

Six days and counting. No phone, no internet. We were fuming on our hillside, cursing Telecom Italia for their inability to get someone here to reconnect us with the world. Now I’m incredulous at my own supine-ness. I know where … Continue reading

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15 November 2012

We didn’t win the lottery this evening. So, two bits of luck out of three. That’s not bad going. Firstly, our car which we had left last Friday in a carpark which flooded to unthinkable depths while we were away … Continue reading

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