Tag Archives: rural

LOST!!

This morning my daughter hurried to the bathroom just as I was getting ready to take a shower. “There’s a police car in the drive!” she exclaimed all of a panic. Mmm, Ok, I thought, maybe he’s had to move … Continue reading

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IT DOESN’T TAKE MUCH TO CAUSE A TRAFFIC JAM

I know all about horrendous traffic jams; after all, I used to live in a city and have to commute from suburbia to the city centre for work every day. Queues, tailbacks, accidents ¬†and traffic jams were expected and endured. … Continue reading

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SHORT CUTS AND RAT RUNS

I went walking in the Peak District yesterday, something I like to do as often as I can. As a general rule I tend to stick to the moors and tracks, but yesterday I had to walk a reasonable stretch … Continue reading

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THE TRACTORS ARE COMING

It has begun – again. The annual cycle of spraying and spreading that seems to go on constantly once the crops start to grow. It really isn’t something you ever think about, unless you happen to live adjacent to arable … Continue reading

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SNOW – AGAIN

Yes, it is Spring (officially). Yes, it is almost Easter. And yes, it is snowing. Again. The weather is a common enough topic in the UK, varied enough to always give us something to talk about. And the weather just … Continue reading

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