Monthly Archives: May 2014

an update on the cost of food growing

I’ve just been outside in the rain to harvest these lovely radishes to go in my stir fry. I’m still keeping track of what I harvest and how much I spend on the garden – you can see my sums … Continue reading

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I’ve got so many things I want to say at the minute that I can’t bring myself to write any of them down! Do you know that feeling? Where they’re all swirling around in your head and because you can’t … Continue reading

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meaningful work

I’m going to take a little break from running and gardens and scenery today to talk about work. I love my job I get to hang around with intelligent, lovely people who want to, and do, make the world a … Continue reading

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why i love triathlons

Shall I show you what I got up to at the weekend? Yep, me and my folding bike (well, one of them) did the Stratford Triathlon! I love triathlons. That’s a phrase I never thought I’d say, but it seems … Continue reading

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something and nothing

I spied these fabulous red tulips outside the local library last weekend – aren’t they gorgeous? Such a deep red. Things are buttling on nicely here. Life is a whirlwind of pottering (if pottering can ever be a whirlwind). I’ve … Continue reading

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my own personal library

Yes, of course you can borrow that book, but remember to return it on time! And a date stamp. How very pleasing. Thanks mum!

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Well, hat a lovely response to my last (slightly moany) post! Thank you all for sharing about your own experiences. This is something I’ll probably come back to in the future as I gradually get a bit of a grip. … Continue reading

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