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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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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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Called to the Bar

November 9th, 2020|

The Grand was having his morning nap. The Son was working away in another room and not to be disturbed. The DiL got out her laptop [...]

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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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