Tag Archives: Bath City Farm

In the time of the virus: day 3

Already, just a few days in, I’m learning more about what makes me tick and what ticks me off.  Trying to focus on the former, and let go of the latter. Garden/allotment – today was an allotment day.  I had a … Continue reading

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January round up

That was an odd month.  Beset by a (minor but persistent) bug that got Malcolm several times and me just once (thankfully), we did far less than planned and intended. A visit to London to see good friends was postponed … Continue reading

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Not running the Bath Half Marathon (and raising money for Bath City Farm)

To anyone who knows me this will not be news.  I haven’t run for over a year now, and all my good intentions have so far come to naught.  It’s many years since I last ran a half marathon, and … Continue reading

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Giving and receiving

At different times in our lives we both give and receive.  Sometimes one dominates.  This felt particularly true for us when our children were young adults starting to find their way in the world at the same time as our … Continue reading

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Making community

Community doesn’t just come about by itself.  We have to make it happen. We make it happen every time we say hello to a neighbour (whether or not we already know them). We make it happen when we take the … Continue reading

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Ditching the plastic: cotton dishcloths

Good marks for us for always using reusable dishcloths, not ‘disposable’ one.  Bad marks for us that until recently all of them were made of synthetic microfibres, which we now realise release microscopic plastic fibres into the water every time … Continue reading

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2019 goals: half year stock take

My mum’s birthday is exactly half way through the year.  This year we marked it by visiting the bench we had placed in her memory, with flasks and home-made shortbreads.  It was a beautiful day, and the end of a … Continue reading

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