Monthly Archives: December 2010

Plum picking at Avondale

I know I say this every time I write about them, but I do love Slow Food Mother City. It’s only been going for a year, and in that time, the small but fun, funky and committed people that started … Continue reading

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So I was giving someone a hard time earlier about complaining. About how it doesn’t actually help anything; it just uses up a lot of energy and steals any enjoyment you might actually derive from the thing you’re complaining about. … Continue reading

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Perfume ads

I’m not a particularly regular magazine reader – my only subscription is to New Scientist, and I am way behind in my reading of those. (They arrive every week, and I only get through one or two a month… you … Continue reading

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I’ve been neglecting this blog for a while. Every time I think of writing I get all squeamish about it and wonder whether there isn’t enough rambling crap on the Internet without me adding more. And I think of all … Continue reading

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