June 2014

The rise of the unaffordable (30 June 2014)

I walked from Clapham South in the sunshine. Through Nappy Valley with their Rolls Royce push-chairs and £2.2 million houses. Past the builders building basements, past the builders building conservatories, past the builders who are putting in loft extensions. All...

Skol (21 June 2014)

The longest day. Midsummer celebrations in Sweden and four of us had a table in the sun in Brighton. In 1976 we took a 'play' to Sweden. From Gothenburg to Uppsala, from Umea to Lund. But not necessarily in that...

Sole food ( 4 June 2014)

I have red ones, blue ones, green ones and beige. Black ones, brown ones, patent ones and suede . I have leather ones, canvas ones, strappy ones and flip-flops, Wedges, sling backs, sandals, pumps, stilettos, boots and clip-clops. I have...

Renée's Preserve. ( 2 June 2014)

On October 26th, 1956 my family moved into a three bedroomed house in Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire. Twenty eight years later on October 26th, 1984 I moved into a three bedroom cottage in East Sussex. I was seven when the Red...

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