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Being as a Snowflake – Covid, March 18th 2020

I’ve been planning to write a few more blog entries recently, with a specifically political/social bent, because… hey… the world’s on fire. However, I hadn’t quite got round to publishing the first few, as there’s […]

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Novacon 2020

This is a very early heads up that I’m going to be at Novacon 50 in Nottingham, on November 13th-15th 2020.  Everything I’ve heard thus far suggests it is the chilled-out opposite of massive, easy-to-drown-in-conventions, […]

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A Little Youtube List

I didn’t really pay any attention to youtube until recently; I’m a podcast girl. But in recent months, it’s been pointed out there’s some fun stuff for to unwind with when the podcasts are running […]

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A Jog on a Wintery Sunday

Did I mention I’m training for a half marathon?  And that you can sponsor me as I raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support as one of the very few perks of this otherwise ridiculous idea….? […]

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Happy 2020

Happy New Year, all!  Another solar cycle complete; hopefully a little more rested, a little less stressed in time for the next orbital rollick.  2019 was a bit of a rollercoaster, all things considered – […]

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General Election 2019

In about 48 hours, the UK goes to the polls again. And not gonna lie – I’m knackered. But if you only read one paragraph of this, then please, please go vote. The issues facing […]

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S.M.A.S.H – November 23rd

Come join myself and a panel of awesome-sauce humans for an evening of, I’m hoping, chaos, arguments, wild non-sequiteurs and general high-jinks at the Barbican Library (one of the Best Libraries Ever) on November 23rd […]

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What I Learned Watching Criminal – Netflix

Criminal: UK Protocol is everything. If you have 30 seconds until the interview is over, you have 30 seconds, and that’s it. You do not cross that line. A lot depends on your solicitor. They […]

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Support the Climate Strike

Very late in the day, please support the climate strike! Climate change is the single greatest threat to our existence. It is already manifesting in deadly heatwaves, spreading diseases, decreased fertility, water shortages and ever-more […]

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Sweet Tooth In London

It is a Famous Fact, that I love cake. As someone who doesn’t drink alcohol, having cake is the main means through which I socialise with people. It is like going to the pub, only […]

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Why I’m A Squishy Leftie

If you’ve spent more than 20s on this blog, you’ll know I’m a squishy leftie. I tick a bundle of the boxes – extremely concerned about climate change, social inequality, feminism, discrimination etc.. I was […]

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Running Sucks Sorta Maybe No

Running sucks. I’m kinda learning to love it. As a child, I was taught that exercise was basically a moral sin. For my Dad, who was always overweight, exercise was just something he straight-up refused […]

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