Monthly Archives: October 2014

Le Immagini della Fantasia

I can understand our ancestors starting to light bonfires at this time of year. For me the change from October to November is full of images of lights glinting against the seasonal gloom. At going home time car headlights wearily … Continue reading

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Returning

We are back from a lovely week away in the southwest. Highlights included ice creams topped with clotted cream, walks by the sea, buying pollack on the beach for our tea (fresh from the fisherman who’d just caught it), sampling … Continue reading

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Absence

I’m going away for two weeks. Outrageous, I hear you cry! Surely there’s washing to be done and vegetables to puree? Well yes, there is, but I’m leaving Big Dreamer in charge. Not for the whole two weeks. That would … Continue reading

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Boilers

This weekend our boiler broke down. We had no hot water or heating just as autumn blew in. Boilers have a sixth sense about impending cold weather, and a masochistic sense of humour. It’s all fixed now, which is a … Continue reading

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Centre of the Cell

Big Dreamer talked endlessly about picking the blackberries that filled the brambles across the road from our house. Of course he didn’t get round to it and now they have gone over. As everyone knows, the Devil is in blackberries … Continue reading

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