Category Archives: The Song House

The fruits

of the seeds. I know this may be normal for some people but as the last thing I grew was some mustard and cress on a cotton wool wad in Biology in 1976 I am finding this all too amazing. … Continue reading

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It was worth the wait # 2

Old Stokie in ‘Opens new blog with literary analysis’ stunna! Our Man in Bag End

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Embrace

Life is odd. I needed to hear some music before I started writing this morning and this band came into my mind from nowhere, except I was thinking about notions of failure, and, in the context of Brit Pop, of … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to acid rain?

So the UEA has been completely exonerated about Climategate, as it has become know, and so Newsnight have a ‘where are we now’ debate around the table with the usual suspects, the most usual of them being Nigel Lawson, who, … Continue reading

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Trailer

This is the Woman’s Hour Book of the Week. It’s a dramatised adapatation, so we don’t know quite what it will be like, but we’re looking forward to it. Weekdays 10.45am and online on Listen Again.

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This one could run

The runner beans have taken the next stage of their journey. T did all the work apart from the vouvouzela construction which I built myself. Looking good, no?

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The miracle of seeds

Here they are and two weeks ago they were only this. Amazing.

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Bless the Week

They all have good and bad bits; this one hasn’t been too awful.

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Blog Exclusive!

Trezza’s new novel is out the week after next and she is on Woman’s Hour tomorrow from 10.00am to talk about it. See here. The author says: ‘Look at that picture, erk! it looks just like me. Why haven’t they … Continue reading

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