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A decade in the 'Stow

I’m a bit late with this post, as we actually moved to Walthamstow in December 2007, but never mind. I still feel in the mood for a bit of reflection on my life over the last ten years in this amazing corner of North-East London. 1,095 more words

Domestic Life

Rotten Meat*

*Fresh Meat: the Sequel

Only the strong survive, I sing loudly, happily, closing the windows of Big Man’s bedroom. Good fucking riddance. 684 more words


Consumer cats – when felines came in for a TV dinner.

Much has been written on the condition of pets when they fall out of a cosy relationship with humans. Stray dogs for example, have attracted a lot of attention. 1,107 more words




Going from heavy smoker with 30 years of  smoking 40+ fags per day to none at all, I’d say, I don’t feel all that different. 233 more words

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New Year, New Food

No, don’t be silly, of course this isn’t a diet or detox post. I hope you know me better than that by now. There is a time and a place for healthy eating, but I’m not sure that it’s January. 303 more words

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Book Review: Me Before You

Amazon Synopsis: “They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. 525 more words

Book Review

Domestic Vibes

There’s something about roasting a whole chicken that makes me feel undeniably domestic.