Monthly Archives: February 2012

Silent Sunday

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I had a lovely day-trip to Durham on Monday.  It’s about 2.5 hours or so from here on the train, which is pretty good, although I didn’t plan my final connection on the way back and ended up with 45 … Continue reading

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Book review: Her Fearful Symmetry

I feel a bit of a fraud when I title something as a ‘review’ because really what I’m writing is ‘what I thought about this book’ rather than an objective-ish account.  A bit more like the book reports that we … Continue reading

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Blur of woodsmoke is on tour

Today I am on tour!  I have guest posted about femininity (and my issues with it) over on the fabulous Dorkymum blog. Dorkymum is one of my very favourite bloggers, and takes brilliant photos, so do check out her site if … Continue reading

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Water of Leith Geowalk

I just realised that I never really posted anything much about the Geowalk I went on a couple of weekends ago on the Water of Leith.  I forgot to take my camera, so only took a couple of pictures.  It’s … Continue reading

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Marching for equal marriage

I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day.  I won’t bother going into the reasons, because they’re all the usual ones.  But today was very different.  Today I went on my first ever march! – the Love Equally march … Continue reading

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Film review: Man on Wire

As soon as I finished this watching this film on DVD last night, I had to jump on the computer to record my immediate thoughts! ‘Man on Wire‘ is a dramatised documentary about Philippe Petit‘s amazing stunt in the 1970s … Continue reading

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