Monthly Archive: July 2009

The Village: The Back of the Shop

Posted on July 22, 2009

I recently had a bit of a ‘light bulb’ moment. Realising that I no longer wanted to chase the urban dream, I followed my heart and decamped to the country.

I’ve been tentatively nudging my way deeper into the Essex countryside for many.. >>> more

Bad Hair Alert

Posted on July 13, 2009

Well, it looks as if I managed to survive against all the odds. In case it passed you by, I’m referring to the prolonged heatwave, accompanied by dire health warnings, that was predicted for last week.

The Met Office, acting in line with.. >>> more

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