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National Trust kitchen

Our Easter plans for beach picnics where scuppered by the rain and cold so instead Mr Rush Hour made us visit every National Trust property in South Norfolk. Once they’d ransacked the dressing up box and visited the tea room Eve and … Continue reading

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une femme d’un certain âge

I’ve had my birthday, which despite an unpromising start turned out to be a wonderful day. It began with an essential  trip to the Passport Office at Victoria, the reason for which is a story for another day. The collective panic … Continue reading

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Snow

“The night is getting smaller” Eve says with awe as she wakes up between us in a bedroom glowing dense white. She leaps out of bed to see if the snowfall she fell asleep to is still there. It is! … Continue reading

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on the seventh day of Christmas

Let the snowflake making commence! Last year we covered every single window, this year we’ll have to see if Eve and Leah’s enthusiasm for sniping and folding at every opportunity holds. They are excited about their bedroom window, wanting to sleep with … Continue reading

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on the fifth day of Christmas

Mr Rush Hour and helpers made yet more peg people for the school nativity. Can you spot Mary (surely having twins), Joseph, a King and a giant mutant sheep?

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on the third day of Christmas

Eve and I spent a rainy afternoon making peg people for the nativity scenes at school.  The liberal application of glitter was Eve’s idea but I think it will add a certain je ne sais quoi to the lowly stable.

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Gerhard Richter and some do’s and don’t’s

Let me start by saying for me Gerhard Richter is the greatest living artist.  No one can compare in terms of style, technique and emotional impact, so I have been desperate to see the Tate Modern Panorama exhibition. Busy weekends and illness behind … Continue reading

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