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Past My Sell by Date

January 18th, 2021|

In the holiday between Christmas and New Year the stillness of short dreary days is punctuated with bracing walks and meals. Perhaps its more accurate to [...]

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How to have a Smashing Time

January 11th, 2021|

Some of my relationships have brought great joy. Some have been transitory. Some have been long lasting and deep. None has been quite as shattering as [...]

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Parlour Games

January 4th, 2021|

The Artist, the one who drives the Rollscanardly, told me that her family played a lot of parlour games when she was growing up. Her siblings [...]

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Professional Whispering

December 21st, 2020|

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 [...]

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A Moment that Changed the World

December 14th, 2020|

"The moment has come. Centuries from now almost all human beings have lost the ability to see." So says the trailer for #Apple TV's new series [...]

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Through the Big Door

December 7th, 2020|

"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 [...]

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Help is at Hand

November 30th, 2020|

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 [...]

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The Bee in my Bonnet

November 23rd, 2020|

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 [...]

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