Silent Sunday 22.12.19
Dec22

Silent Sunday 22.12.19

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The Wonder Stuff and the time machine
Dec20

The Wonder Stuff and the time machine

The other day I went to The Wonder Stuff in Bristol. The Wonder Stuff were my favourite band in the lower 6th (as we called it then, you would probably call it year 12). There’s nothing quite like seeing your teenage idols to remind you how old you actually are. I know that I’m 46 and that I have three teenagers (one of whom is actually an adult), but in my head I often feel somewhere between 19 and 23. I was into The...

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Guinea pigs are amazing pets
Dec18

Guinea pigs are amazing pets

Regular readers will know that we recently welcomed Henry the baby guinea pig into our family. He is adorable and Cedric, our older guinea pig, loves him. Because guinea pigs are amazing pets. I’m a fairly late convert to guinea pigs, having only ‘discovered’ them in 2014. Before that, it was all about the rabbits for me. We had a string of rabbits through my childhood, right into adulthood. My last rabbit died just...

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Running: Not bad for a normal person
Dec16

Running: Not bad for a normal person

If anyone ever asks me if I’m a good runner or a fast runner, I tell them I’m ‘not bad for a normal person’. I’m not an elite runner. I am very, very long way away from an elite runner of my age. I have never been a member of a running club, never had a coach or a personal trainer. I have never even been to a gym. I just run. And, all things considered, I’m not bad for a normal person… I...

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Silent Sunday 15.12.19
Dec15

Silent Sunday 15.12.19

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