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So far Anna has created 132 blog entries.

Professional Whispering

My friend, Septic Tank, likes to watch films with the audio description on. It saves her husband the bother of having to listen out for that often asked question "What's happening now?" There will [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:54+00:00December 21st, 2020|Leisure, Stories|

Through the Big Door

"Where's the exit?' I asked, trying to beat a retreat from Café Nero Piccadilly. "First door," my tea drinking companion replied. If you have ever been curious about what lives in the cupboards of [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:54+00:00December 7th, 2020|Out & About, Stories|

Help is at Hand

In the six months that I have been working form home, I have been meaning to secure my passwords, which are now abundant. I'm with an on line system. I can just about remember [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:54+00:00November 30th, 2020|Home, Stories, Technology|

The Bee in my Bonnet

I've been cursing the turn of the month and the annual arrival of bees up the nose which are a fair indication that the start of a winter cold is upon me. Those bees [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:54+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Stories|


The Flatmate (that was), is now up to her neck in Italian Politics and any chit chat has to be by appointment and booked ahead. We have a provisional date for a week on [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:54+00:00November 16th, 2020|Home, Leisure, Stories|

The Mystery of the Blue Grass

The Sister has a wonderful garden. It's awash with colour and raspberries. It's full of interesting quirks: Planting, statues, places to sit, bee hives and fruiting trees. We enjoy a stroll. She tells me [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:55+00:00October 26th, 2020|Home, Stories|

Night Swimming

We're living through Goldilocks weather. It's been too hot to sleep. Then it was too wet for my tomatoes to ripen, too cloudy for the runners to flower. The plums at the top of [...]

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2020-12-15T11:13:55+00:00October 19th, 2020|Leisure, Stories|
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