Review: Thinking On My Feet

‘Thinking On My Feet’ is the most recent offering from author, presenter, journalist and naturalist Kate Humble. Like many, I grew up watching Kate and her co-host Ben Fogle hosting ‘Animal Park’, as well as some of her later works such as ‘Springwatch’ and ‘Autumnwatch’. Although I’ve not read any of her other books, when […]

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Adventures In Cheddar

So, this weekend we were lucky enough to head down to Cheddar in Somerset. Not far from the gorge, there’s a beautiful campsite named Pertruth Paddocks. Chaz and I had been there before; we had our first little weekend away together there for my birthday several years ago. To return again for my 28th (and […]

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Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s newest film is, in my opinion, a masterpiece. A love letter to old Hollywood, westerns and the death of the sixties, this is a three-hour film in which absolutely nothing happens until the last fifteen minutes. And it’s captivating. Half a character study and half a breakdown of Hollywood’s folly Once Upon A […]

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Goodbye Little Friend

This weekend we lost a member of our family. He was a grumpy little fluff who sat in the corner of our garden for five years and whilst he was like a stroppy teenager, he was beautiful and I loved him dearly. So did Chaz (in his own way) and my Ma and Da. Cosmo […]

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Old Bones

I love to write, it’s how I feel I best connect with everything that’s happening around me. Some people can paint, some people can draw, some people can do all these things exceptionally well. I don’t know if I’m a good writer, but I enjoy it. So every now and again, I’ll add musings, things I write down in the whim of the moment or old scratchings from the backs of some of my dozens of notebooks.

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