Author Archives: Jo

Dreadful day

So America has spoken and have elected a misogynistic, proven liar who: is embroiled in class-action suit against his fraudulent Trump University but who also has a pre-trial date in December for: “rape, sexual misconduct, criminal sexual acts, sexual abuse, … Continue reading

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Musclefood order

I’d intended to finishing eating last few items in my small freezer before stocking up but the lovely people at Musclefood had another great offer. I’d been dubious about buying meat this way before I placed my first order (this … Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival

This year’s London Film Festival ends today but my viewing ended on Thursday. I had a much more scaled back experience this year and only saw 4 films, compared to last years 22 in 10 days. A Monster Calls  was … Continue reading

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Best summary of the last 10 days…

This is the funniest summary of the last 10 days I’ve read and I’ve been directing friends from outside the UK to it, to explain where we are right now. https://www.buzzfeed.com/lukebailey/the-crisis-explained-maybe?utm_term=.dm2OYYl1bY#.qvwb335Jy3 It ends with: In conclusion: the UK voted to … Continue reading

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AWOL and allotmenting

For various reasons I’ve been reading but not posting the last couple of weeks. My allotments are still surviving. The smaller Rose Avenue plot has delivered a fine crop of red currants the potatoes are ready to start harvesting the … Continue reading

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