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And Then There Was Cake

I had a brilliant time in Cambridge last weekend, seeing lots of friends and dancing and all sorts of general goodness :). And there was cake! C and I made the cake pictured – he baked the cakes and I … Continue reading

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Looking forward

Hey, world. This is kind of an I’m-still-here kind of post. Not having the greatest week – not for any particular reason, just one of those things, you know? Sure, I can point to a few frustrating things but if … Continue reading

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There are too many good things in the world …

(Things I have learnt this week: if using the WordPress phone app it’s important to exit it properly else it doesn’t save your drafts …) There are too many good things in the world for you to be a part … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Waistcoats

One upon a time (about this time last year) I joined a dance team. This meant that I needed a colourful waistcoat to wear when performing. I was able to borrow one to start off with, but it wasn’t great, so … Continue reading

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“All the great things …”

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope” – Winston Churchill Over the past couple of days, I’ve been thinking about the importance of duty. By duty, … Continue reading

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A new discovery: enormous awesome podcast archive!

Readers of this blog may or may not be aware that I am a big fan of BBC Radio 4. Radio 4 is one of the brilliant things about Britain, alongside tea-drinking, tolerance, and public healthcare. My approach to listening … Continue reading

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Saturday Play – attempting crochet

(see what I did there?) One of my long-term aims to become confident with crochet – I can knit, I have a maths degree for crying out loud, it can’t be that hard, right? So far I haven’t managed it, … Continue reading

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“So do not worry …”

“So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” (Jesus, Matthew 6:34, NRSV) I am very much feeling this verse at the moment. I’ve had a good summer. I’ve … Continue reading

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A picture held us captive …

Today’s thought-provoking quotation comes to me from a talk at Church over the weekend. Wittgenstein: A picture held us captive. And we could not get outside it, for it lay in our language and language seemed to repeat it to … Continue reading

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How to make an unfeasibly long to-read list …

… aka a post about goodreads.com I started using goodreads about a week ago – after forestofglory’s visit. She showed me her to-read list and I started thinking hm, that sounds like a good way to keep track of what … Continue reading

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