Author Archives: Snippets of a Life

a new chapter

I’ve been feeling in need of a change of late. Nothing drastic, just a new corner of the internet to call my own. I think I’ve found it, and after several days of tinkering, I’m ready to throw the doors … Continue reading

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an outing to Blacka Moor

I have a long term plan to visit all eleven of our local Wildlife Trust reserves. I think at one point I planned to do this within a year (possibly 2011), but it’s extended well beyond that year and we’ve … Continue reading

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the internet – in your hands

I’ve got something exciting to show you… Yep, that’s right, the second installment of my blog book has arrived! (Actually, it arrived in November, but I gave it to my mum without taking photographs so I had to wait until … Continue reading

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I confess I’m still not quite happy with the way things look around here, even after all my redecorating. However, I am bored of tinkering for the time being and have decided ‘good enough is good enough’ for now. I … Continue reading

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I fancied a bit of a change in here, what with it being a new year and all. Please bear with me while I shuffle things around a little – back to some semblance of order after the weekend, I … Continue reading

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the cost of growing food in a small garden

Last year I decided to see if my feeble attempts at growing food in our small city garden were actually saving us any money. You can read the original post here, and a May update here. I kept track on … Continue reading

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2014 – a year of running and gardening

I don’t know whether I ever said it here, but early in 2014 I decided I couldn’t do everything this year, and I’d concentrate on just two things – running, and gardening. After my year of buttling in 2013, I … Continue reading

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