Tag Archives: Winter

Amazon’s revenge

  The last week before Christmas had been carefully planned …  some socialising, last-minute visits to the shops and a final bout of gift wrapping. I was feeling smug at how well my Amazon-free Christmas had gone. Then a sneeze, … Continue reading

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Aston Villa 4 Norwich 1. A great result. Granddaughter and I set out in the rain to meet up with her father and brother, who have been to the match. We are meeting at the station for their journey home. … Continue reading

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Winter Blues

The first sign of winter is not frost, not falling leaves, not dark nights. For me, the first sign of winter is the central heating breakdown. Outside, the temperature has dropped and the early morning light is soft and grey. … Continue reading

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