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Current Events And The Small Picture

Current Events And The Small Picture

When I mentioned to my parents that I hadn’t written a blog post in two weeks, they asked me if it was because I had nothing to say. The fact is, I have plenty to say. I just don’t have the words to say it, or the will to sit at a computer until I can form them into sentences and know that what I’m writing is actually what I mean. One of the problems with blogging, I’ve found in…

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Fumes and Floor (The Dry Rot Saga Continues)

Fumes and Floor (The Dry Rot Saga Continues)

The Dry Rot Saga I promised you an update on the dry rot, so here it is: I currently have a floor, which is actually fixed down, and the carpet tiles are back over it. RESULT. I also have a skirting board! Which is a more recent development. The skirting board hasn’t been painted yet, so it’s kind of an ugly shade of brown. Some of the plaster around the skirting board is a bit battered from the repairs, so…

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Sixth Time Lucky

Sixth Time Lucky

What do you mean, you don’t recognise me? I’m Miriam. I’m the writer who blogs here whenever she has something in particular to say, and gives you pictures of the Doctor or Captain Jack Harkness or Gwen Cooper when she doesn’t. I’m the one who blitzes the internet with links to whatever exciting thing just happened, like an anthology being published or a video for which you need to vote. I’m the one who gets really weird search-engine terms leading…

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News Passes Me By

News Passes Me By

I have a confession to make, and that is that whenever something big is happening I will almost always be the last to know. I’m not entirely sure why. It’s probably because I only ever read the supplements and not the actual newspapers, or I watch Have I Got News For You instead of the actual news, but even so I’m active on the internet and you’d think it would be harder for great events to completely pass me by…

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