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2020 not-resolutions: bessie

This is TENTH year (holygoodness! ten years!) of the family “not resolutions”! At the beginning of each year, I coerce everyone into nominating 5 things they’d possibly, maybe like to accomplish in the coming year – no pressure. Some of … Continue reading

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the first

Alas, those glorious seven days of freedom flew by – and as ever I’m mystified by there being a mere few hours remaining until I return to SML. It only seems a couple of days since we broke for Xmas. … Continue reading

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more of this in 2020

This year, rather than the usual cash, Bessie requested haushold essentials for Xmas. We also hadn’t seen her in real life on her late-December birthday, so there was a small mountain of gifts to hand over. Rather than add wrapping … Continue reading

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25 and 26

I feel like I’ve completely forgotten how to construct a sentence, never mind a whole post – I hope you’ll bear with me while I attempt to get my groove back. As is traditional, we were dispersed for Xmas Day … Continue reading

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saviour

The thing I like about taking the time to assess why I’m grumpy is that I’m usually moved to take action pretty quickly afterward. Yesterday morning I forced myself to ride for 5min (baby steps) on the exercise bike. Today … Continue reading

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elf grass

As a metaphor, I often like to think I’m the house on the right. Of course the reality is rather different. And hey, the left is infinitely more interesting and has tons more potential. 2895 days

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backsliding

I really wish I’d had the foresight to take tomorrow and Tuesday off, but alas, I’ll be braving the smoke and schlepping to the Project Sulfur offices on both days. Because of the smoke and associated breathing issues, it’s been … Continue reading

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festive

I usually buy my everyone on my team a small gift for Xmas – token of appreciation and all that. Given we don’t really give family gifts++, it is just about the only Xmas shopping I do! This year I … Continue reading

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unnecessary

Sadly, I abandoned Mango Advent after Day 10 because eating a mango every day is A LOT. Mangoes are of course delicious, and I would never tire of them, but I often found myself eating one when I wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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feels like a lifetime ago

Pretty exhausted from Project Sulfur part one release into the wild – and really rather wishing I was back here. 2903-2902 days

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