Category Archives: Timebombs

Skies have fallen

“We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen” – DH Lawrence Three years since Juliet died. In some ways it has gone very quickly, in others it seems a lifetime. And life pre-illness, Easter 2009, is over … Continue reading

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Time passes. Listen. Time passes.

“Time passes. Listen. Time passes.” – Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas Juliet died two years ago today. Today I and the Long-Haired Pixies had lunch in Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Oxford, very pleasant. This time last year, the LHPs … Continue reading

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Adverts, and the last letter

Ugh. Checked the blog tonight to view a comment and noticed intrusive and inappropriate adverts at the foot of the posts – the ones I saw were for EcoHomes or something like that. A quick search of the WordPress help … Continue reading

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And then there were two

To York and back today, to take Lucy to university – and to leave her there of course. She has been waiting for so long these last few weeks, all her friends have started their respective colleges and have been … Continue reading

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Eight weeks on

So today is Sunday, eight days since my last post. On Friday, this blog received its  10,000th viewing, which is nothing for some nationwide blogs written by professional journalists but quite sobering for what started off as my ramblings and … Continue reading

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At Rock Edge

Saturday morning and it was a geoconservation morning at Rock Edge, Headington, Oxford. Rock Edge is a triple-SI (SSSI – Site of Special Scientific Interest) and I am a member of the Oxfordshire Geology Trust or OGT. Today we were … Continue reading

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A tale of two rings

An early post today, on a Saturday midday. Several important things that I need to mention (important to me anyway). I forgot to mention yesterday that Lucy had been on a trip to IKEA with Margaret (Ju’s mum and Lucy’s … Continue reading

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