Category Archives: unplugged sunday

friday frolics (and screen-free sunday)

Yesterday was the second of my newly-free Fridays. I spent the morning on a train coming home from our work’s not-Christmas night out (I hadn’t been out all night, I promise!), and in the afternoon braved the arctic conditions to … Continue reading

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sunday buttling

Mmmm – tea and scones on a Sunday morning, how very civilised! I’ve had such a fun weekend. An early Saturday morning run round the park in the drizzle. An art gallery, and meeting an artist friend for lunch. An … Continue reading

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a bit of a trek (and a pesky chicken)

Well, I’ve finally stopped coughing and sneezing. I’ve done nothing this week other than drag myself to work (when I’d finished being off sick of course), come home, drink tea and feel pretty sorry for myself. Still, I seem to … Continue reading

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fancy an amble through my sunday?

Let’s start here by the window, because I do so love to sit here and drink my tea in the morning, especially so sunny a morning as this one.   I must confess to having woken up in rather a … Continue reading

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heavy duty pottering

I spent a lot of time in the garden over the weekend. I’d like to say I’ve been doing a little light pottering, but my aching arms and shoulders tell a different story, one of digging, hauling, shifting stones and … Continue reading

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buttling ourselves a jolly weekend

buttle [buht-l] verb (transitive) 1. to cheerfully make something come to fruition: to buttle the kettle on Used reflexively to describe cheerful action: we buttled ourselves a day out to the seaside We often talk about ‘buttling’ here, and I … Continue reading

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an autumnal bike ride

I’ve not been out on my bike much of late, and a ride organised by two lovely women, and including plenty of flapjack, was just the encouragement I needed. It was also a nice excuse to get out and see … Continue reading

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