Monthly Archives: November 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful (2)

I went for a walk in Portreath today and found this stone on the harbour. Presumably it’s a message for all those exhausted fishing folk who return after braving storms and sea monsters to bring in their catch. But it’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

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This week’s photo challenge word is ‘thankful’. THANKFUL. That’s a tricky one. I’m not American, you know. I’m not accustomed to being thankful for things. I’m British. We are sarcastic about things. The more we love them, the more sarcastic … Continue reading

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Nature versus Sofa

The thing is… well… dogs and me… we have different elements, see. In winter my element involves lolling on the sofa with a fleecy blanket, a mug of Yorkshire Tea at the optimum temperature, some excellent reading material and/or something … Continue reading

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Rhytiphobia: f**k that.

Something weird happened to me this week when I was standing in a shop changing room about to try on some jeans. The woman I beheld in the mirror was wearing slightly too-loose charity shop jeans held up by a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Green (am I allowed another one?)

Wandering through Falmouth today, I found this lovely green plastic man.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

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This week’s photo challenge is “green”; a word with all sorts of connotations to do with nature and the environment and people who ride bikes, eat tofu, boycott things and wear hemp grandad shirts. I may scoff, but I too … Continue reading

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Doggie dilemmas and canine conundrums

Most sensible humans might be alarmed to hear that their new neighbours with whom they share an internal wall, a bedroom that sits over their hallway and a tiny concrete yard separated only by a thigh-high barrier, have five dogs. … Continue reading

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