I started a list of coping strategies here (and continued it here) as a way to deal with the fact that my last son was leaving me for a life of academic and domestic bliss in Cardiff (he’s back now, … Continue reading
I just watched the most recent episode of Downton Abbey; the one where all the ladies strike a blow for liberal post-WWI values by deciding to eat a massive pudding even though a former prostitute made it with her … Continue reading
Planning ahead is something I have always been particularly rubbish at. Maybe it comes from having grown up thinking total nuclear annihilation was immediately imminent, but it led to me living my life as if there is no tomorrow. Not … Continue reading
I took this photo in Plymouth today. It wasn’t supposed to be in silhouette, but I quite like it anyway. This is a skater called Nez. I asked his permission to take some photos and he introduced himself, shook my … Continue reading
I wonder how many texts in the whole history of the world have begun with the phrase, “My grandmother used to say…” Probably millions. It’s probably a phrase that should be avoided at ALL costs. They probably run creative writing … Continue reading
A month ago it was announced that the chosen site for Cornwall’s new archive and record centre is going to be the now derelict Redruth Brewery premises in the fairly derelict former mining town of the same name. Cornwall Council’s … Continue reading
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