Category Archives: Bath

City Farms and us

We go back a long way, us and City Farms.  Almost all the way, it transpires.  The first City Farm in England was set up in London (Kentish Town) in 1972, growing out of a community arts group (Inter-Action, founded … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back in Bath…..

Earlier this week Bath hosted the end of Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain (cycling).  There was great celebration by our local council, and lots of publicity for the event. Many of us turned out on a lovely late summer … Continue reading

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“Obesity is the new smoking”

So said Simon Stevens, head of the NHS.  I came across the quote in a Guardian article the evening after I visited our local hospital earlier this week. I do believe that the NHS has a way to go, if … Continue reading

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Signs of interest

Last week we had another free day and decided on a new (to us) walk: from Bath to Bristol on the River Avon path all the way.  We’ve walked from Bath to Bristol before.  We’ve walked a few sections of … Continue reading

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Knitting update – WIP*

*Work in progress, for those who don’t know With all the talk of my new-found crochet love, you might have thought that I had abandoned my former love, knitting.  But not a bit of it.  I’ve still got several projects … Continue reading

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A normal Saturday in Bath

Just a normal Saturday here in Bath. (This one was in mid September – I told you I had a backlog of posts). Now that we no longer have to rush like crazy to get all the jobs done so … Continue reading

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100 years of WI

I missed the actual date (16 September), but only by one day.  Never mind, better late than never. We had a fun afternoon one Saturday in the summer (remember summer?).  Our allotment site was host to Mikron Theatre and their … Continue reading

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