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Running Hot and Cold

It’s Sunday, we return home after a climbing session in need of a shower, but our boiler has gone kaput and is not providing any hot water. We decide upon a bath, filled with hot water provided by our kettle. We imagine that we will fill the bath, one of us will bathe, then re-fill it with […]

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I have been climbing for about 3 years. Jol found a 2 hour taster course at The Castle Climbing Centre, which I was not convinced about participating in at all but, in the spirit of trying new things and because Jol really wanted to, did. The first time I tied in, I got about 5 feet off […]

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Community Spirit

Fostering community spirit turns out to be much harder than you would think. I run a small community garden project. Part of the land in the Garden I work at is given over to the “MiniPlotters” a group of people who, in return for participating in communal tasks, receive a plot of land (a Mini Plot) to […]

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Horrendous Hair Story

I suppose everyone needs one horrendous hair cut story. I suppose I’m lucky I got this far before it happened. The abridged version goes thus: Held hostage by junior stylist for 4 hours. All going well until the crazy shit happened. Now traumatised and wearing a hat. The detailed story is: Doing chores in town […]

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Confirmed Genetic Mutant

I got my blood test results back on tuesday. It’s very interesting how they tell you. The genetic councilor said “it’s not the results we were hoping for”, which of course, makes you say it. you actually have to voice the words “so I have the gene”. like somehow saying myself makes it more real. […]

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AAAARRRGGGG

AAARRRRGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!! just sums up the week i’ve had really. 🙁

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