Food, Winston, food – a London weekend diary

Food, Winston, food – a London weekend diary

A couple of weekends ago I hopped on a train to London to visit my friend Charlotte for the weekend. Charlotte is one of my oldest friends – we met in our first year of college (the fact that my…

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Floods, books, and maps in frames

Floods, books, and maps in frames

The weeks are really flying by at the moment – I don’t mind, it means we are one week closer to lighter evenings and the possibility (I am entertaining the idea that there is at least an outside chance) that…

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Change in 2014 and beyond

Change in 2014 and beyond

I have been feeling the winds of change all around me for some weeks now, so really it is just a coincidence (though I’m not sure I any longer believe there is such a thing) that I am writing this…

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How to talk to people you don’t know

How to talk to people you don’…

It only occurred to me recently that I’ve worked in jobs that revolve around people for all of my working life. My first job since leaving University was selling cameras in Jessops and then moving up into retail management.  Since…

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Sombre

Sombre

I have a list of blog posts to write today. I have a sheet of paper with scribbles on in various colour and thickness; mostly my beloved pink sharpie and then additions in black biro.  I tend to note down…

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