Tag Archives: Life

Plumbing the depths of despair.

As if being pushed under a tube train in February and attacked in the street in November isn’t bad enough I’ve recently had the only item of value stolen from my new home recently.  With not much else that can … Continue reading

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Little me!

Whilst recovering from nearly being killed under a train and whilst unpacking the seemingly endless number of boxes having just moved house I came across this old photo of me. It’s not quite the oldest photo but definitely up there when I … Continue reading

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I’ve moved house!

Finally after 5 months of waiting, packing, terrible fake buyers and much more efficient serious buyers, I moved house on the 31st January. It all went incredibly well and I was ever so glad to move out as I was … Continue reading

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My 2019 Year in Review

2019 was a busy old year and in keeping with most of the previous 44, not particularly good though far from the worst.  I guess that’s why I never celebrate New Year! Two of the highlights were definitely getting to … Continue reading

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The environmental hypocrisy of Prince Harry

In Britain this summer, hardly anything has made the news this summer outside of a few major stories.  Brexit of course, various protests bringing London to a halt many of which are invariably environment related and the seemingly strained relations … Continue reading

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The Himba Baby Song

I was thinking today of the famous quote by David M. Eagleman that each person suffers three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is … Continue reading

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The fake Number 10 Downing Street

It’s perhaps the most famous doorway in the world, number 10 Downing Street.  For centuries home of the British Prime Minister and I’m standing in front of it.  Except it isn’t and I’m not. Though until just the 1990’s, one … Continue reading

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