Tag Archives: London

Blog 107 – 30.6.18. And so we went…

And so we went….to Rutland. Never heard of Rutland? Good. We’d like to keep it that way. We escaped the building dust for a week by driving 2 hours or so north of London to England’s smallest county. Advertisements

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Blog 102 – 1.3.18. Let it go, let it go, let it snow…

So…we don’t do extremes, eh? Scotland and parts of the South West are on a Red weather warning (which I understand hasn’t happened before) as Storm Emma from the Atlantic and the Beast from East/Siberia create the perfect storm by … Continue reading

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Blog 101 – 14.1.18. Well, isn’t that just Great?…

It’s not so cold in London, just now. Apparently we’re due for a bit of sleet. We live in an old and somewhat draughty Victorian house with cold ceramic-tiled floors…soon to be remedied with underfloor heating. In the 1940s, after … Continue reading

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Blog 81 – 21.6.17. All will be well…

It’s quite rare to get a really decent summer in the UK…Wimbledon (starting week after next) is invariably marked by torrential rain…that’s how you know it’s July.

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Blog 80 – 17.6.17. Out of the ashes….

I know the smell of fire…a small but damaging one broke out at home when I was young. Now I’m imagining my lovely house as a charred, blackened, unrecognisable space…and several members of my family missing. How would that hole … Continue reading

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Blog 79 – 7.6.17. London 2017 – just how bad can things get?

A recent pre-election chat with my 23 year old journalist niece, H, made me realise that some young people are pretty angry and think that things can barely get any worse…we are in a dark place she said.  The terror … Continue reading

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Blog 78 – 23.5.17. Night walk to planet calm

Met friend Annie a few weeks ago….one of those friends who I can not see for a long time and just pick up with…we used to chase after our young black cats together at night, (trying to get them indoors), … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 65 – 14.12.14 Walking Home for Christmas

On a beautiful evening walking from Lewisham station to home, (husband) Jay finally said the words I was longing to hear……you’re not veering into me, J!……you’re walking straight!!….yay! We were returning from an afternoon touring the backstage areas of the … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 27 – 26.6.14. Heel raises and plies

Physio Fiona has taken my second wedge out!! (good news)…and given me near impossible heel raises, squats and plies (ouch!) to do (bad news);  altho my ankle has pretty good mobility now, the achilles tendon and calf muscles (which are … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 21 – 13.6.14. Foot ball crazy

My favourite room in our house is the loft room. Just pips the kitchen where we look out onto Jay’s lovely semi-wild glade/garden and the Lafuma recliner (get one!!). We built it in 2010 and it has its own little … Continue reading

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