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Farewell fertility?

Visit to the doc yesterday to get a repeat prescription for my contraceptive pill. “Have you thought about long term contraception?” she asks, sweetly. Of course, being paranoid I read this as really saying “You’re 34 and childless – we’re … Continue reading

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BBCQT

Yes I’m later on this than everyone else but I think the conversation is still going. Anyway, as a regular QT watcher and Tweeter what did I think? Obviously watching regularly does give you access to the 3 main parties … Continue reading

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Gig reviews

It doesn’t appear that I can backdate these entries to make me look a more consistent blogger – bugger. Still not to worry eh? Instead I shall do one long gig review from the last few weeks. First off, Richard … Continue reading

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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

So now a book review too. Just finished this today. Been reading it slowly as it is a book to be savoured – beautfiully written, very simple and almost unbearably moving at times. It is the story of John Ames, … Continue reading

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Ellen’s square – finished!

So I’ve finished making Ellen’s memorial square – as mentioned in the post July 21 below – picture above as you can see. Can’t remember how much I wrote about what it looks like but Simon picked the windmill design … Continue reading

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Disaffected youth

Visited a project this afternoon in Derby. It was trying to engage young people in discussions about alcohol abuse and sex. Came away early as it was so utterly depressing that I couldn’t take any more. The girls were clearly … Continue reading

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Journal making workshop with Gillian Lee Smith

Have had a really good day today at a journal making workshop held at a fairly new (and lovely!) craft shop in the Lace Market. I saw it advertised at a small craft shop in Nottingham city centre and booked … Continue reading

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