Further Fairies

Hard on the heels of the Wine Fairy came the Flower Fairy. Am I not  a lucky girl?

As expected, I have not heard back from the OU yet so it seems certain that I shall not be starting AA100 in October. I have taken symbolic action though and am now committed by virtue of having placed an Amazon order for the set books and DVD.

I even acquired the set book for the follow-on module! I say “acquired” as being a Classic, it was available for the Kindle reader with a price tag of £0.00. I cannot say that I am enthusiastic: Hard Times is not my idea of a fun read. It does have one saving grace – “It is by far the shortest of Dickens’ novels, barely a quarter of the length of those written immediately before and after it.[1]

Dickens has forever been a struggle for me. This may be a sign that I am pursuing entirely the wrong course. Perhaps I should run away now.

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

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