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Two sparrows


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Here’s an Instagram of my latest office decor. Today was newspaper printing and mail-out day. I have to print about 1400 copies of a paper, and the printer spits out about 32 copies before it stops and asks you to clear the tray, so I get about three and a half minutes between having to

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Miscellany


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It’s been a while, and who ever knows what a year of blogging might look like, but here are some miscellaneous bits and pieces at present. I bought my first ever iPhone on the weekend, and have since lost hours of my life fiddling with it. I have resisted the iPhone for years, saying boo

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A long weekend ramble


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I have been doing freelance work today and some of yesterday, but I now need someone in the office to do something before I can proceed, so I just took myself off to a café to doodle and get out of the house (it’s wet and cold here today), and ended up writing this instead.

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Flowers for Nancy


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There is a lady at my work, who is part of team that sits near mine and who is always friendly and cheerful. A couple of weeks ago she walked by, stopped to exchange greetings and, realising we hadn’t seen her for a while, the lady who sits behind me says “we haven’t seen you

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Single women and careers


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This is a good article from Carolyn McCulley about single women and careers (some of you may have read through her book Radical Womanhood when I blogged it at the EQUIP book club). I like her conclusion that we all stop making assumptions and start asking questions of each other. I very much doubt that

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