Category Archives: Self-employment

Back in business

I had nigh forgotten about my poor old neglected blog, but then a strange sequence of events has forced its patient presence back into my life over the last twenty-four hours. Last night I went round for dinner with friends and halfway … Continue reading

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Local insights

Well today I officially went all-out Moroccan by having my first hamman at the local massage parlour. I feel AMAZING! I had already had one in Essaouria at a luxury spa, but this was something else – I feel it’s … Continue reading

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The nights are drawing in…

That’s it. It’s all downhill from here. We’ve had the longest day of summer, nights will be getting shorter and the next big thing on the calendar is Christmas, *sigh*… That’s what I would have said, had I got out … Continue reading

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Dawning realisation

Warning: the positivity levels in this post may exceed critical threshold of cheesiness for the reader and thus may lead to a sense of mild nausea… 🙂 At around 4 am this morning, as I sat huddled on a plastic chair in … Continue reading

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The darling bats of May

With a name like mine, I feel it is only right that my favourite month by far is May. There are many reasons for this, including, off the top of my head: The virginal froth of hawthorn blossom (also called … Continue reading

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Butcher versus Bard

This week, for some reason, my eyes and ears seem to have been particularly tuned into contrasts and juxtapositions. Here are some that have struck me: The contrast between the hectic craziness and complexity of carrying out my ecologist role … Continue reading

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Comme-ci comme-ca

Yesterday, I once again exploited the benefits of flexible working hours and working from home, and headed out at lunch to explore my new home-town, Leamington Spa. I walked all the way down the Parade to reach the ‘grittier’ side … Continue reading

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