Monthly Archives: October 2015

Laid back in Ludlow

As you may have realised, Wordpretzels, I am fairly renowned as a globe trotter and I took the opportunity this week to add to my experiences by taking a trip to Ludlow, Shropshire, with Lady Barton St Mary, The Sexton … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Wordpretzels, this is a tale of how easy it is to assume that everybody knows what you’re talking about and the nature of global humour. It happened on our holiday in Portugal with Lady Barton St Mary’s extended family, including … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman, Nigella, Master Chef, miserable people, etc…

Wordpretzels, I have been revelling in the Cheltenham Literature Festival and the rugby world cup in equal measure. As you probably know, the Cheltenham Literature Festival is on our doorstep and appears to be the new tradition in our social … Continue reading

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Culinary Panic

Lady Barton St Mary was planning to go shopping in order to cook a meal for tomorrow. However,at 4.30pm, as I was trying to nap under the counters at the back of (almost) voluntary work, she sent me a text. … Continue reading

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Wistful Whistling Thoughts…

This morning I sat on the edge of the bed and listened to Master Johnny make his way to the bathroom to shower before work. He was whistling tunelessly, unaware of his actions. I chuckled. “What are you laughing at?” asked … Continue reading

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