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16 January 2019

It’s the end of an era. In town this morning the old signs were coming down from the façade of my bank and shiny new ones were going up. I loved the fact that it had remained – according to … Continue reading

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28 December 2018

December disappeared. (Just like much of 2018 really.) Quite early on I attended one of those ceremonies: the quick dash and tricolor sash. In the public records bit of the CdP town council building, with dear friends T&A giggling in … Continue reading

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3 December 2018

Last weekend, on a lovely, mild December Saturday I was driven inside, and I was furious. Shots were ringing out all around the house – far too close and from far too many directions around the vegetable garden where I … Continue reading

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4 October 2018

I have little affection for the vintage Mercedes camper that has taken up residence in the top carpark, blighting (as I see it) my lovely cosmos-punctuated vegetable garden. It comes as a love-me-love-my-van package with our daughter’s partner. Its only … Continue reading

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17 September 2018

My little sweet cherry tree, which produced precisely zero cherries this remarkably fruitless year then proceeded to lose all its leaves in mid summer and look wan and sick, is suddenly in bloom. Flowers. Lots of them. What on earth … Continue reading

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