Category Archives: Reading

Moving online

I hear that more and more people are shopping online these days. Even before the pandemic, it was an increasing trend, but now there appears to be panic that the high street is dying and so we should all get … Continue reading

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“Thanks for supporting an indie“

With libraries being closed and not set to open any time soon (presumably because they don’t create much revenue rather than because it’s harder to have social distancing in comparison with a clothes shop!), I’d been considering my options. Ordinarily, … Continue reading

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An ice-covered pond

It’s a while since I’ve blogged about the pond in the back garden. Basically, there hasn’t been anything of note to write about. Until the first frost hit the garden yesterday. The photo above doesn’t do justice to the layer … Continue reading

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A Christmas trip round the world

I wouldn’t say I’ve managed to get round the entire world today but I’ve made a good start. Hopefully, before too long I will be able to start filling my garden with some of the perennial plants listed in Stephen … Continue reading

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