Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tea and chocolate biscuits

I have just about survived my first full week of being back at work, commuting again to London. I have also been living with my first pair of vari-focal glasses which is a challenge. One good thing I have found … Continue reading

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The wonders of listening sessions

Saturday I hosted the second session of EARS – can’t rember what EARS stands for but it is 4/5 of us who have known each other for aaarrrggh over 30 years. and we get together to discuss and listen to … Continue reading

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Patti Smith at St George’s Church

Isn’t she just a treasure! On Friday night Patti Smith controlled St Georges Church for a full 90 minutes with a Words & Music show. For me it is my preferred show of hers, not that you get the chance … Continue reading

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Yeah – out on my bike again after what seems a million years

Last Tuesday I started working again after 6 months off – and consequently I have lost the luxury of riding when I want. But actually I think I enjoyed getting out yesterday all the more for it – although my … Continue reading

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Lu returns from India, the Dalai Lama and other ramblings

On Sunday Lu returned from a 4 week “break” in India where she  helped out in a School and Orphanage.  It was tough at times but very rewarding. She also managed some sight seeing and fell in love with the area … Continue reading

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Training again and the effect of wind

Despite still feeling tired I went out yesterday afternon on a training session along the  seafront to escape the stifling heat inland. My original idea was to repeat Wednesday’s route, but the train I caught didn’t stop at Southease. So … Continue reading

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