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Grandma power 

I was on a train the other day. An Obnoxious Youth in a huge cap with a hoodie hood over it, glaring and blaring hip-hop from his phone, got on and immediately claimed a whole six-seat section of the train, … Continue reading

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Gin tourism

I’ve decided that I need to go to the Shetland islands. I spent a week running around the Orkneys during a trip to the UK in my younger days, but I didn’t have time to go any higher and I’ve always felt … Continue reading

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Japanese poetry in honour of my various aches

I think I’m heading into the whingey part of being poorly after my sinus surgery. Here is a haiku in three parts, in honour of all the places that I ache. Both of my eyebrows My right cheekbone and temple My jaw and … Continue reading

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A strange easter

Well, I survived my surgery. I still feel pretty rotten. My child understands that mummy’s “sick”. Even though I’m still in the house, because I’m not the one looking after her, she seems to be “missing” me. She comes to look … Continue reading

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Sick, sick, sick SICK SICK SICK SICK BLOODY SICK

Have been sick for the last two months. Caught a month-long virus from my boss, who got it from our receptionist’s son. That turned into two weeks of tonsillitis quickly followed by a new virus, which lasted one week, then another new … Continue reading

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Royal commemorative mugs that I made exist

So, yeah, um, after my last post about my search for kitsch royal commemorative mugs, I may have become enamoured with my idea of silly fake ones and made my own design, which I then had printed up. Maybe. Possibly. … Continue reading

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Royal commemorative mugs that I wish existed

A few of our mugs have broken over the years and I’ve decided we need some new ones. I’ve had a look around and geez there are a lot of boring and/or ugly mugs for sale. So I’ve decided I might as … Continue reading

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