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Marion Bulmer
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Why I am Giving up Blogging
Well, it never really took off for me.  I started it as an experiment, a self-imposed challenge, to write a short piece each day about something in my life that had amused me or made me go hmmmn.  It was supposed to be an exercise in that most difficult of ...

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Apres Nous, La Deluge...
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December 2013 I drove our little family (your correspondent, The Husband & the Dog) the 150-or-so miles from mid-Wales to Oxford to
spend Christmas with The Daughter, mostly along the A44. It was a hideous
journey through driving rain and wheel-ar...

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Apres Nous, Le Deluge...
On 23
December 2013 I drove our little family (your correspondent, The Husband & the Dog) the 150-or-so miles from mid-Wales to Oxford to
spend Christmas with The Daughter, mostly along the A44. It was a hideous
journey through driving rain and wheel-ar...

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Yoddle-oh-he-hoo
Today I sang and sang and sang.  Yesterday I listened - LOTS. Last evening The husband and I bade farewell to The Dog (sorry old boy but you can't come, they don't do "dog" tickets) and drove a dozen miles to see Mid-Wales Opera put on a performance of Acis...

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It is almost 24 years since I was first admitted to a
psychiatric ward and diagnosed with manic-depressive psychosis (now more
commonly known as Bipolar 1) at the age of not quite 33, and given the horrendously powerful and now rarely used drug haloperido...

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Many years ago, when I had a done a going-the-extra-mile kinda good turn for a young friend who was really struggling at the time, he exclaimed afterwards that my "place in heaven is assured".  I thought it was a sweet thing to say, but paid it no mind as a...

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Another New Year Already?
Welcome to the Year of the Horse, one and all.  The Husband and The Dog and I are going to mark the Lunar New Year with this recipe, courtesy of an FB friend who gave me a link to it.  It is from  blog by a woman called Fuchsia Dunlop. Photos to follow, whi...

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I Feel Like Goulash Tonight...
...'cos it's just that sort of a day.  The wind has dropped, it is still and relatively dry, but relentlessly, in every bloody direction you can see, GREY.  Like being under a gigantic Eastern European, Cold War army-issue blanket. There was some foolish ta...
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