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Crazy weeks and sleep

It’s been a few crazy weeks.  To summarize roughly, they went something like this… At the end of October, I was lucky enough to be a guest at Fantasycon, which this year was held in […]

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Silence

As an only child, growing up in the city, I remember the first time my parents left me home alone for a weekend.  The house was far too big for me, and since I lived […]

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Never Quite Enough Time

Not least, never quite enough time to do a proper blog post.  Apologies for that.  It’s all been very patchy, and more and more I begin to have sympathy for my Mum, who despite being […]

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She Looks Back And Laughs

Things that my younger self would not quite believe about me now: 1. I have learnt a few things from actors.  NOT MANY – Christ, let’s be clear here, I’m still a techie!  I do […]

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Still having (Brexit) nightmares

This is a post about Brexit. I didn’t mean to write it, honest. But I keep on having nightmares. Proper waking at 6 a.m. cold sweats. And because my brain is wired to write, I […]

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Face Blind

Hello everyone else who struggles with face blindness.  It’s not uncommon, but it is still embarassing.  I don’t have a particularly severe or remarkable form, but I am really crap at faces. On a short-term […]

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Some Days In The City

‘Tis the season of grass pollen and brown fluff, and all across London people are snuffling, coughing and choking their way through a gently, if variably beautiful summer. Growth is everywhere.  Trees that five weeks […]

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You, me and the environment

(A shout-out must go to the podcast “Reasons to be Cheerful” for reminding me that this is very, very worth blogging about more….) I’ve stood for local council for the Green Party in the past, […]

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May 3rd Local Elections

GUYS!  THE LEAST GLAMOROUS ELECTIONS IN THE UK ARE HAPPENING ON MAY 3RD! So not-glamorous in fact that I probably didn’t realise I could vote in them until I was maybe 21, 22 years old?  […]

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Recovering

In December of 2017, I walked into a door.  This was not my intention. This was a few days before Christmas, and though I’ve had more spectacular black eyes, the lump on my head took […]

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Natural Medicine

A sound engineer friend had a baby monitor in his kitchen.  One night, without any warning, the plug caught fire.  “Can you smell smoke?” asked the missus, and in they ran to find flames beginning […]

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Damnit Speedy Kat!

There are certain biological differences between men and women. There, I’ve said it, tada!  And I haven’t really said it before, because the second you utter those words total wankers tend to jump on them […]

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