Monthly Archives: January 2014

Words about Garrison Keillor

Not too many days go by in my workaday routine that don’t involve listening to the voice of Garrison Keillor. From A Prairie Home Companion comes the weekly podcasts of the Lake Wobegon monologue segments, and I’m enjoying a super-mega … Continue reading

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Photographs: Mist, Morning

I drove up to the fields this morning, around by the old hall and up to the higher farms. The sun made it, just, through the fog and through the trees, at 8:45 precisely. I pulled the car over in … Continue reading

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Back to the Old House, Slightly

Last Thursday night on the way home from Leeds I took a detour of sorts that cut out a first stretch of the M1 and took me back up and around by the first house I owned. Miners’ houses, two-up-two-downs, … Continue reading

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Pie Season’s Mid-Season Review

I’ve just flushed last Friday’s gravy down the toilet. Not that it wasn’t delicious, I just left it out too long – and not that it was gravy-gravy, more the sieved-off sauce from the Guinness and steak in the slow-cooker. … Continue reading

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