Category Archives: Observations

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The Birder’s Wife

Doesn’t quite have the ring of The Time Traveller’s Wife does it? Still, I thought I would share with you my few thoughts on this subject. In a country suddenly gone mad, the simple and civilised joys of birding appeal … Continue reading

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She Writes blog post

The following blog post appeared on She Writes beautifully revamped website this morning. I thought I’d post it here as well. I got a ticket to this year’s Glastonbury late this year. I missed out on the first round of … Continue reading

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Drinking in Manchester (& too tired to think of a more original title)

In the last 7-odd years that I’ve travelled from Nottingham to Manchester they’re never had a good train service. To reassure you, this isn;t a blog post ranting about trains but seriously, at least 7 years of chronic overcrowding on … Continue reading

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Blog daily diary – Thursday

Day 2. It’s lunchtime at work and I’ve taken the opportunity to bash this out very quickly over my pasta. I woke up at 5.30am with a blazing headache, took some Nurofen and went back to bed. Somehow I also … Continue reading

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Blogging every day Wednesday part 2

I imagine that blogs written by men that detail everything they do in a day probably won’t mention as much domestic stuff as this one might. For a start it’s boring to write about (and do) and, let’s just come … Continue reading

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Blogging every day (laptop permitting) Wednesday

Andrew Collins has been attempting a blog experiment this week – writing every detail about his day. This isn’t something he normally does and it’s quite exhaustive. I’m naturally nosy so obviously I’ve been finding it really interesting – it … Continue reading

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Staying positive

I don’t want to talk about the spending review, the extra years I will be working without any indication that the government will be simultaneously addressing the equal pay gap and flexible working hours for both parents, or the worry … Continue reading

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