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Peace-building on Commonwealth Day

I grew up vaguely aware of The Commonwealth, probably because Uncle Harry had emigrated to Australia, and as a kid, I received books from them as Christmas presents. 435 more words


The pikeys are back in town

Partner picked up an interesting chair. Not as good as my find, but solid and quite nice. Struck me as slightly frenchified, Louis whateverish.

Meanwhile my prize mirror find was taken back to the finca and plonked on the top of drawers where it makes a rather good match. 1,016 more words


Wellington Front

The infamous scene of The Accident. Or, is it the scene of The Infamous Accident?

Wellington Front (more curtains?)

Gun emplacement – don’t fall down there either… 793 more words


The pikies are back in business

There are advantages to having dogs. Going out early in the morning or in the late evening before the bin truck has been means that we see things people have thrown out. 500 more words


Hunting, shooting and fishing

Yesterday was World Vegan Day. Not that I knew about it until I read about it on someone else’s blog who has vegan aspirations, eats no dairy but does eat fish. 981 more words



National Day – 10 September – came and went.

No we didn’t dress up and parade/limp up and down Main Street. In fact I don’t think I went out at all. 882 more words


Brexit. It's real

And there we have it.

The sheep didn’t follow blindly after all.

Stephen Crabb, the work and pensions secretary, (what work, what pension?) has said the government failed to get its message across to the white working class. 1,063 more words