Monthly Archives: June 2014

Going for a stroll in the countryside (and ranting about cross-border train fares)

It’s been a little while since I’ve been on a long walk – one that’s over 14 miles – so when Chris suggested walking the Woodhead route I was very happy to say yes. The route is 16-and-a-bit miles of … Continue reading

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Part-timing on foodie hobbies.

It’s a pretty well established fact that, now I’m in my 40s I’m realising that I spend too little time on my hobbies. By which I mean there’s a lot of hobbies and I’m spending a tiny amount of time … Continue reading

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Viennese whirls and birthdays

Many of my friends are the same age, which is what happens when we all meet at university, and so we’re in the middle of a 36-month window of everybody turning 40. It came to pass that my second-oldest university … Continue reading

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