Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sunshine superman

Lately, on the occasion of my trip to Venice, I decided it was time to retire my old panama hat. I bought it aged only just 18 from a poky little hat shop in Avignon, on my first lone trip … Continue reading

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The good life

On Tuesday I ate my first courgette of the season. There are five large courgette plants in my little garden, and no doubt in a month’s time I will be sick to death of their incessant crop, but the first … Continue reading

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Ticket fail

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Make hay while the sun shines

Life is full of little discoveries, and my latest was the Norfolk coast. If you haven’t been before (I hadn’t) then it is terribly beautiful, rather wild, and, considering the huge volume of visitors that must pour down it in … Continue reading

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‘Latitude’s that way’

‘Just. Walkers.’ The policeman spoke slowly and deliberately as if to emphasise the hilarious transparency of my deceit. His mouth smiled and the rest of him did not. After we’d explained what exactly the four of us were doing traipsing … Continue reading

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Islington crossing

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