Tag Archives: Dolomites

In the time of the virus: a day of reckoning, and a (virtual) coffee trip

Sorry, this is a rather long post.  Console yourself with the thought that I may not post again for a few days. Sunday.  Tomorrow I’m due to have the overdue eye surgery.  Usually I’m someone who hopes for the best … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: more adventures online, and a major fundraising push

Saturday again, but sadly no trip to the Farmers’ Market this week again (but something to look forward to doing again next week). This morning we had our first-ever online AGM for the Farm.  Normally our AGMs are a great … Continue reading

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The blue apron

Before I start, first of all thank you so much for all the kind comments and good wishes.  I am coming out the other side from the flu, slower than I hoped but faster than might have been.  I really … Continue reading

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Welcome, September! I’m ready for you

Oh I love September – such a time of promise, of renewal, of fresh starts.  Of course, new terms and academic years.  But also (Jewish) New Year*. We’re just home from a lovely, relaxing, restorative holiday, which we booked back … Continue reading

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Wood from a stone

Back last summer we revisited a favourite place – the Val Gardena in the Dolomites (northern Italy).  It’s a fascinating and very beautiful place, and one I go back to time and again to walk and rewind. Historically it was … Continue reading

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