Archive for July, 2013

all systems go!

Friday, July 26th, 2013

The very enjoyable short sabbatical is over and I am not only resolutely back, but definitely in at the deep end given the weather (with apologies to this weeks’ visitors – the temperature is something I can do little about in Scarborough since it’s about the only place I can regularly be found which lacks […]

justice for jasmine and dora

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

I – like everyone else I know – was shocked and upset to hear that Petite Jasmine, a sex worker from Sweden, was murdered last week by her abusive ex husband; a man she had reported to the police previously and been dismissed as undeserving of their protection because of her job. Swedish law defines […]

oh we do like to be beside the seaside…

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

We have summer! Or so it would appear (and bearing in mind it normally takes me a day or two to write these, the situation may have changed since). Even here in the usually frozen North (and as noted for posterity by the Huffington Post) the sun is shining and having walked along the periphery […]

back in that scarborough (finally)

Monday, July 1st, 2013

8 hotels, 6 buses, 5 tube journeys, 4 taxis, 3 trains, 2 each plane and luas rides and an innumerable number of pasta-cheese-and-tuna-fish dinners straight out of the pan (courtesy of my trusty electric hotplate, which got up to mischief of its own at John Lennon Airport by impersonating a bomb and forcing me all […]

©2007-2017 adore amy | powered by WordPress | Theme Design:Fat Cat Designs