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I was away from home for two weeks over Christmas: it was a combination of visiting family (mine and my partner’s) as well as a bit of a winter holiday. Half a week after locking up the house and turning down the heating, I received a message from my boiler telling me that it was losing…

A  few hundred years ago, when some one wanted to get in touch they would knock on your door: there was no door bell and very few people had telephones. At the same time, no one considered whether they had “done enough exercise”: many were tired when they returned from a long day of manual work…

I have never liked to do things just because others do. I was the only girl in my class at school who did not have her ears pierced. Not because I was afraid of the pain or I was worried about them getting infected or because my parents didn’t want me to. I didn’t have…

My warranty is up and it’s time for an upgrade! I’m not talking about my mobile (though that can’t come soon enough) – it’ll shortly be time for a new pump! Regular viewers may recall my current pump was bestowed on me as part of a two year clinical trial (you can read the before,…

I have recently returned from a walking holiday in Wales. We stayed in a lovely cottage in the middle of a forest in the middle of Snowdon with no mobile coverage for miles. However, this did not stop me using my mobile phone. On the way, we used Waze to direct us around the M5/M6…