Category Archives: In my garden

Stardust after all

The thing about being at home is you have time on your hands to over think everything. When I first saw the mammogram image of my cancer, it struck me that it looked a lot like a comet – a … Continue reading

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Autumn has arrived

Autumn has arrived.  “What happened to summer?”  I find myself asking. With only me to answer, it seems like lots. Firstly, due to timing of a minor operation on my finger, I could no swimming for much for the first 2 … Continue reading

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Keeping it in perspective

Further to a week on one-way emails, messaging, skyping, coming close to tears, and eventually giving up completely, it has been a pleasurable weekend completely off-air. A swim on the way home on Friday – I had to share a … Continue reading

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Highrise Heaven or Hell?

Kuala Lumpur is a vast city – I know this.  I’ve just been there, and what I didn’t see personally I saw on a scale model that fills an entire room.  Tall buildings – most famously the Petronis Towers, pierce … Continue reading

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My world shifts a little on it’s axis

Last week was just like any other, except for my minor triumph in re-organising our insurance.  Feeling rather satisfied with the collective results of the week, Friday night at home in front of the fire was much anticipated. “How was … Continue reading

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Your ‘LINK-SAVE’ Policy

We are in the process of tidying up.  Money, the house, the garden, the children, our relationship – you name it, everything is being spring cleaned. Last year, we paid off our mortgage (my parents did not quite spend all … Continue reading

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Simple is best

This week the papers announced the death of Charlotte Dawson, former celebrity, famous for nothing in particular that I am aware of.  All I knew of her was as a face in the media every now and then.  My sympathies … Continue reading

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