Category Archives: family

Shriven

It’s that time of the year again. chocolate-banana vegan pancake, Shrove Tuesday 2017 I like the idea of Lent, of spending a period focusing on something different from your ‘normal’ life in the hope that you emerge somehow as a … Continue reading

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Critical measurements

I’m the sort of person who likes to quantify, measure and record the data for future reference. Perhaps I’m a little obsessive. Here are two graphs of aspects of my health which show trends in opposite directions, but which are … Continue reading

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adventures

Daiskmeliadorn is heading off to New York today for a three week ‘investigative’ holiday. So yesterday we had the perfect excuse to get together for vegan muffins at Mecca Ultimo. vegan muffins with dasikmeliadorn at Mecca Ultimo As usual for … Continue reading

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together

In August I developed a sore back while running to work. Over a few weeks it gradually got better and I started running to work again. After about a week of running the same thing happened again. Suspecting something significant … Continue reading

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Partnership

I haven’t run much for quite a while. From September 2015 to July 2016 I was constrained by a hamstring tendon over-use injury. And when I tried starting running again I sustained two thoracic vertebral fractures, due to osteoporosis in … Continue reading

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Not fair

A few years ago my sister died, aged only 60. Then, a couple of years later, her husband died, aged 61. Now, my brother’s ex-wife has died, aged in her 50s. In contradistinction, it seems as though my mother is … Continue reading

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A very good morning

It was a cool early winter morning, just after sunrise, as I walked up King Street, Newtown.   [King Street, Newtown.]   I was meeting daiskmeliadorn for breakfast in here, Handcraft Specialty Coffee. Neither of us had been here before, … Continue reading

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