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St George’s Day, Let’s Talk About Dragons

St George’s Day, Let’s Talk About Dragons

“God for Harry, England, and St George!”
- Shakespeare, Henry V

It’s St George’s Day, celebrated with bunting and pub crawls (like an awful lot of British feast days). What’s not to like? I love a good borderline mythological figure as much as the next medievalist, but truthfully it’s the dragon that gets me. I’ve had a thing for them ever since childhood.

My first ever published short story was…

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Good morning, ma’am.

Good morning, ma’am.

See?

See?

Hepburn: the one, true brownie.

Hepburn: the one, true brownie.

Freelance Talk: The Importance of People

Freelance Talk: The Importance of People

“Friendship,” said Christopher Robin, “is a very comforting thing to have.”
― A.A. Milne

In a typical work environment you’re thrown in together and meeting new people all the time. You’re making friends (or not making friends, as it happens) with all sorts, tackling projects, exchanging information and swapping ideas. When you work from home, that rapport simply doesn’t work the same way and if…

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Line outside The Globe to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday.

Line outside The Globe to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday.

The view from the top floor of Franklin’s house in Craven Street.

The view from the top floor of Franklin’s house in Craven Street.

London Street Food Festival

London Street Food Festival - excuse the food porn!

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”
― Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

On Friday after work, Jeff met me halfway home from the museum at Waterloo Bridge to grab some quick food before I dashed home and threw myself onto a pile of unexploded projects. The London Street Food Festival was on, meaning we could find some of the best food trucks in the city…

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Sometimes you find upside down purple cows in London.  #latergram

Sometimes you find upside down purple cows in London. #latergram

Sometimes you find upside down purple cows in London.

Sometimes you find upside down purple cows in London.