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Christmas time (almost): 5 things 18.12.2017

Last week before the break and as usual I feel like we need it quite desperately. Which is, frankly, odd. Our daily lives are what they are, not all that strenuous these days, and December isn't objectively any harder than any other time. (We are really pretty lazy about Christmas. We don't send cards, for… Continue reading Christmas time (almost): 5 things 18.12.2017

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Making a (bunch of) list(s): 5 things 11.12.2017

 I get unreasonable satisfaction from small achievements like getting the monthly recycling out on time. (There are specific, separate days for cardboard and paper. Glass, tins, plastic and textiles we bring to the collection points.) Saturday was a good day. I recycled ALL THE THINGS, including egg cartons to the farm shop for re-use, went… Continue reading Making a (bunch of) list(s): 5 things 11.12.2017

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Feeling un-Adventurous: 5 things about December, 4.12.2017

Is there anyone who enjoys completely unmixed positive feelings about Christmas? I like it quite a lot, I really do – and am free from a number of sources of seasonal negativity, eg we don't these days have stress about family stuff, and being heathen unbelievers we can relish the secularisation of it all, etc… Continue reading Feeling un-Adventurous: 5 things about December, 4.12.2017

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Almost like a grown-up: 5 things I’m a bit proud of, 20.11.17

Having a nasty cold* this week, I used my time very strategically for resting and knitting. Which was harder than you might think, because I wasn't quite ready to dive into knitting on any of my planned designs. But even with my head full of snotty tissues (well, you know that's how it feels), I managed… Continue reading Almost like a grown-up: 5 things I’m a bit proud of, 20.11.17