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Time for tea

‘Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.’ ― Ralph Waldo Emerson One of the items on my ‘After Lockdown To Do List’, along with hairdresser, dentist and optician, was go to Bath and have lunch at Comins. As they had just re-opened,… Read More Time for tea

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Open for business

In a previous blog I described a walk down Walcot Street, now known as Bath’s Artisan Quarter. Sadly, I have to report that on a New Year’s Day walk along the same street, we went further on past St Swithin’s along the London Road. We were heading for the Holburne Msueum (closed as a Bank… Read More Open for business

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Down Walcot Way

A few things have changed down Walcot Street in Bath since Jane Austen went shopping for decorative fruit and flowers in June 1799. She was looking for a present for her sister Cassandra – fashionable items (and expensive so it seemed) to decorate her bonnets. A plum or greengage would cost three shillings; cherries and… Read More Down Walcot Way

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Open wide, please

Yes, E- Day approaches. Extraction Day. It’s probably over thirty years since I had a tooth out, and that was to make room for other teeth in an over-crowded area, so taking out a rotten tooth counts as a new experience. No-one enjoys having a tooth out, but I do remember that it was done… Read More Open wide, please