Tag Archives: shopping

Were public toilets used to oppress ladies?

It’s the bane of many a city but finding a public toilet can be one of the biggest annoyances in modern life and in London they are relatively few and far between and one visit to some of them might … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 11 – Self-isolating with Soya…. Ugh!

Yesterday was a day of unexpected pleasures; namely a food delivery by a friend.  My kitchen is now loaded with enough root vegetables to last a week or two and I also have a chicken, some sausages, 5 gluten free … Continue reading

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Why I love Buy Nothing Day and not spending money at Thanksgiving or Christmas

Saturday 29th November is Buy Nothing Day, a day or rather movement that started in the United States in protest of the over-commercialisation of our holidays and life in general. One of my earliest blog posts was on the reversing … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

Firstly, apologies for the small break from blogging for the last week or so but I’ve been unwell with an asthma related chest infection that I seem to get whenever anyone else might suffer from a cold so I’ve been … Continue reading

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Must Sunday be like every other shopping day?

This week I am guest blogging at the excellent Political Idealist website which covers political, news and current affairs both in the U.K. and around the world. The Political Idealist is run by the very talented Jack H. G. Darrant … Continue reading

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