Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bloody cabbage

Tonight it was supper for one. There were a few new potatoes left over from dinner last night. I fried two red onions with garlic and a courgette, chopped fine, with the potatoes. Then I cut up half a large cabbage to steam it. Supper for oneself means not having to worry about anyone elses’s […]

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What I saw in the park …

The mellow warmth of a late September sun, which somehow illuminates everything in such sharp detail. There’s the feeling of time slowing down, encouraging a companionable silence. We made our way through the spinney, then down past the small pond, before climbing up the bracken covered slope towards Pen Ponds. In the long grass we […]

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The shock of the new

The new complex of Kings Cross, St. Pancras and the Eurostar is a marvellous transformation. Industrial Victoriana heralded a new, wealthy age for Britain but also one where pollution belched from chimneys, covering buildings in coal fired black grime and contributing to poor health, as people were drawn to cities for work. Beautiful, high quality […]

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