Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Bullying Stops Here

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Cumbria. There’s no river like a Cumbrian beck, chuckling its way over rounded pebbles; no mountain as proud as Blencathra (loosely translated as Hill of the Devil) (or Saddleback as it’s known). The … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Old Age

Old age is awful. Imagine you’re 95. You can’t reach your knees unless you’re sitting down; you haven’t seen your feet close up in 20 years. The feet don’t work properly anyway. Somebody else cuts your nails, styles your hair; … Continue reading

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Bonny Cumbria

There is no sentiment to describe today. The beautiful light and colour scheme; blue melded with white haze; pale shades of rust brown, grass green, and (of course) sky blue; all in the shape of fells and valleys. On days … Continue reading

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Basa Not

Basa fish This fish is marketed similarly to cod and haddock, but I’m not sure it shares their reputations. I bought two shrinkwrapped basa fillets from the Co-op (not the best start for a meal), and proceeded to egg and … Continue reading

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