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Friendship

November 16th, 2020|

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 [...]

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Fags, Bags and Worse

November 2nd, 2020|

The Grand can now walk independently. I have been surprised that he can out manoeuvre those of us who have more than half a century of [...]

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The Mystery of the Blue Grass

October 26th, 2020|

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 [...]

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Dear Reader, He Moved In

September 7th, 2020|

The Toad is right up there with the viper when it comes to expressions of morality in literature. He's the method by which feminine goodness is [...]

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The Spectacle Tree

August 22nd, 2020|

The topiary at the top of my garden is definitely due a hair cut. I've resisted doing it myself because a lack of three dimensional vision [...]

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Lockdown, Lies and Revelations!

June 3rd, 2020|

Lockdown has probably led us all to discover things about ourselves and the people we live with. Some of our discoveries may be more palatable than [...]

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A Useless Eater?

April 28th, 2020|

What do you call a boat full of lawyers at the bottom of the sea? So the joke goes, "a good start". At this point we [...]

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