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Do you know what I realised the other day? Just how fickle us English-folk can be, especially when it comes to autumn. One minute, we’re loving the fact we can finally get all snuggly and go to bed at 9pm on the dot, and the next minute we’re complaining about how many spiced pumpkin products [read more]
Lawns and summer go together like sausages and mash, jelly and ice-cream, America and controversial gun-laws. Of course, you already knew this. It’s why you became semi-addicted to your mower during those long summer months, relishing the fact your lawn looked greener than a million bucks every time you looked out of the kitchen window, [read more]
Last night, I woke up at about 3am needing a large gulp of water, when I was hit by a not-so-unusual-thought-for-that-time-in-the-morning: if we had a communal time-machine, all hopped inside it and then set the date to sometime a couple of years ago, the term “fake news” wouldn’t have existed. It’s true. In fact, if [read more]
From my pretty niche experience in this thing called life, it’s hard to speak on behalf of the seven billion people on planet earth, but there seem to be some things in life worth knowing a little more about, things like how to tie your laces, how to make a beer bottle opener out of [read more]
Maybe it has something to do with the fact I am a foolishly optimistic, bucket-half-full kind of guy, but I always thought September was a surprisingly sunny month. Yet here I am, wearing a wool jumper beneath the brightest yellow raincoat science could create, a pair of polka dot welly boots that were left in [read more]