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Shops, coffee and almost spring

Shops, coffee and almost spring  With great fanfare, the shops re-opened again here in England last week, along with pubs and cafes – those that have outside space, at least. I must admit I’ve enjoyed a quiet pint and a waterside coffee, and that was enough for me, for now. I feel like the more… Read More Shops, coffee and almost spring

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Morning Brew 29/7/2020

Morning Brew 29/7/2020.  I haven’t written a morning brew chat for 6 months! I could have sworn it was just a few weeks ago. Time is loopy these days. Well, here I am, and I have tea and Weetabix. Hello. The rain has finally stopped in this, the most autumnal July we’ve had for a… Read More Morning Brew 29/7/2020

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Morning Brew 12.11.2019

Brew #5 More thoughts on social media  Good morning! I’m wrapping my hands around a warm mug of tea this chilly November morning. I’ve a few free days, and am toying with the idea of having an intense freshen-up of my social media. I’m not sure what has spurred me on, but after closing accounts… Read More Morning Brew 12.11.2019

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Morning Brew, 28th October 2019

Brew #4 It’s the first frost of the year this morning; dusting the rooftops and windshields, beginning to glint as the light finds its way lazily over the hills. The clocks stayed an hour this weekend, and now autumn is arrived, inevitably, surely. It comforts me, in this time of upheaval, that each and every… Read More Morning Brew, 28th October 2019

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Morning Brew, 21.9.2019

Brew #3. I woke before the alarm today, something that happens very very rarely in my life! I spent an hour snuggled in the duvet, slowly coming round and being sat on by the cat. She found a comfy spot between my arm and head somehow, and proceeded to curl into a purring circle. So… Read More Morning Brew, 21.9.2019

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Division

Deep in my Facebook bubble, I lounge in the echo chamber of my opinions. The occasional news items that pop up reinforce my leftie politics, lulling me into a false sense of hope. My blocked word list on Twitter grows longer by the day, cushioning my interactions and filling my timeline instead with nature, flowers… Read More Division

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Lemon Tea and Many Thoughts

  Lemon Tea and Many Thoughts  I start with the intention of tea. My body craves acidity, craves pureness, tang, taste. Outside, a crisp blue sky is waiting, a welcome change from the endless days of rain, fog and cloud that have been the past few months in the UK. I eschew the teabag, leaving… Read More Lemon Tea and Many Thoughts