Category Archives: This Domestic Life

The Joy of Local

This piece is about birds, but it’s also about being confined to my locality and the new mind-set I’m trying to embrace. I wrote a long introductory piece, but some might find it a bit heavy so I’ve made it … Continue reading

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Walking the Lanes Part 2

Sunday 12 April. Easter Sunday This is certainly the warmest Easter I can remember, though it’s possible that may say more about my memory than about climate change. It’s just after 8 when I set off on the familiar route … Continue reading

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Walking the Lanes

For our physical and mental health at this time of crisis, we are encouraged to walk run or cycle in the areas close to where we live once a day. Although all our public rights of way are open, there … Continue reading

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Gear Update – Nerd Alert!

Health Warning: Contains acronyms, jargon  and images relating to Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS). Do not read if easily bored! I have little trouble  finding  excuses for my GAS but at heart it’s just a love of complicated toys. Excuses include: … Continue reading

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2019 – Some good things.

Yesterday I wrote this: I should have done this yesterday. Put it off for a day and you look around and find you are in a different year! Nothing much has changed though. It’s still damp; cold enough to be … Continue reading

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