Category Archives: Book Review

The Pull of the River by Matt Gaw (Book Review)

The Pull of the River – A journey into the wild and watery heart of Britain by Matt Gaw¬† Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Hardback & ebook: Available now Paperback: Publ. 21st February 2019 Matt and his friend James … Continue reading

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A Warm & Damp Sensation (TWTW # 3)

It’s been a cold week and we’ve seen a little bit of snow, although we seem to have escaped the worst of it there have been some quite significant falls just a few miles up the road, so very localised. … Continue reading

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The Week That Was # 2 (Experiments With Sourdough)

I’ve been wanting to do some sourdough baking for a while now. I already bake quite a bit of our own bread (mostly in a breadmaker), and regularly make pizza bases, rolls and other things and I wanted to give … Continue reading

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Best Reads of 2018

GoodReads prompted me this morning with an email about my year in books. You can see the update on my GoodReads page here. I’m not sure that I’ll get through anymore books before the end of the year, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Round and Around – (Quick Links 124)

The end of the week at last! It’s been a busy one for all sorts of reasons, but none of them being really work related. I’ve had a couple of nights of disturbed sleep with a poorly dog, and a … Continue reading

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The Short One – (Quick Links 123)

I’m a little late posting this week, having not had the time to write much of this update in advance this week, so I’m not sure how long this is going to end up being. Here goes! I avoided the … Continue reading

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They Don’t Make ‘Em Like That Anymore – (Quick Links 122)

It’s been a fairly busy week for me, and also an election week for local councils. We had an opportunity to vote this week. Despite our current Councillor retiring, I hadn’t expected any change in political party even if the … Continue reading

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