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Silent Sunday

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Things to know about the torch relay

Just been out to see the torch relay. It went past the end of my road (well, the top road) so no excuse. I completely failed to take a picture of the torch itself, because it rather took me by … 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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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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What’s my tribe?

Today’s Sunday Scribblings topic is ‘tribe’.  I’ve never joined Sunday Scribblings before (Sunday is not a big blogging day for me) but it reminded me of something I saw at Manchester Art Gallery. They have a few Grayson Perry pieces … Continue reading

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My Fantasy Christmas Dinner (after dorkymum)

I loved dorkymum’s fantasy Christmas dinner, so here’s mine: Catering: I take it the Man versus Food guy would be a bad idea?  Nigella’s pretty much a parody of herself these days so I’m going to say Nigel Slater, with … Continue reading

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Things I miss about England

We were ‘down south’ for a lovely wedding this weekend and wandering round the more beautiful parts of Abingdon made me think about all the things I miss about living in England (I guess this is the flip side of … Continue reading

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