Monthly Archives: October 2016

Farmland nature is in intensive care

A week has past and I’m still at home. I finished my latest course of antibiotics yesterday (yay) and am drug-free for the first time in 3 weeks, for which I am very thankful. Now I need to start work … Continue reading

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Owen Paterson is not fit for purpose

It’s probably no exaggeration to say the NHS saved my life last week. I had been having some odd pains for about a month which eventually turned out to be a kidney stone. This is unimaginably painful unless you have … Continue reading

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Jam Tomorrow

Feeling rather sorry for myself for having succumbed to, what for me is a nasty cold (verging on man flu), I was restricted yesterday to watching the Tory Party Conference. What gems and treasures lay strewn across its shiny (though … Continue reading

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