Category Archives: Musings

April is Almost Over

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We are inching our way towards May. Ooops! It’s no big deal except that I am cross with myself because I haven’t written anything on the blog since early March.

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Making Resolutions in March!

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People have made New Year’s resolutions since a time before Adam and Eve enrolled in play school. Leastways in some form, as according to Wiki the Babylonians and the Romans made promises to their gods at the start of each year.

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New Year

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Literary history doesn’t record what views, if any, Ebenezer Scrooge held about that other famed mid-winter celebration: New Year.

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Kenmare Trip

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I don’t lead a multihypenated fast-laned life. That’s fine as life in the slow lane suits me well. However when life slows to a pace that would, in comparison, make a snail’s progress look like a Usain Bolt sprint, that’s not so good.

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Who Writes This Blog?

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Yes, that’s me!

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January: Reading. Shrinking. Drinking

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In early January, with just a little over a week to go to my book club’s first meeting of 2016, I started reading the chosen book: David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks. Continue reading

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Shakespeare and All That

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The list, the list, that list. Again!

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It’s Been A While …

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It's been a long time since I last posted on JAA.
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The No-Kitchen Diet and a Blogging Break

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Ugh, ugh, and ugh to the power of infinity: I have put on weight over the last twelve months. Not a hideously dramatic amount but enough nonetheless to ensure that many of my clothes feel uncomfortably tight when I wear them.

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Bathroom Project

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Memory is fine-china fragile: this is both a good and a bad thing. A good thing because sometimes certain things are best forgotten quickly.

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