Monthly Archives: March 2018

In which normal service is resumed

Well, almost normal. At least I can draw breath this week. I haven’t solved the technical issues affecting the day-job, but at least I have a little spare time to think  about it. In the midst of the general chaos … Continue reading

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Episode 164 – Big sky

Just to reassure anyone out there who has been bemused by recent rants, I am saner and more sanguine this morning! It has been a truly trying couple of weeks, with only an occasional bright spot, but this is how … Continue reading

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Big Log Part 2

I’m more than a bit grumpy this week. I’m sorry. I feel a bit like these vines on the road from Perpignan to Campagne (D117) Some green shoots would be in order; that glass is getting half empty again. A … Continue reading

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Big Log- and (warning) this is a Rant

So, the weather is, apparently, dire in the UK. So dire in fact that the UK offices I deal with (for the Day Job) were closed for part of this week for the first time in 25 years. So, Government … Continue reading

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Bedroom rugs- Indian and Indiennes motifs

Following the installation of the window seat storage in the terrace bedroom, I have unwrapped another of the rugs that have been sitting in the workshop for eons. This one was hand made in India. The short looped ground is … Continue reading

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