Ezra’s Fourth Birthday

There are number of updates throughout the year that you can guarantee will beglamour this corner of the t’interweb.  The Christmas message and the beginning of the year Janus (p)review and then there are the three Baguettes’ birthday write ups.  The first of the birthday write-ups, calendrically if not chronologically belongs to Ezra.  Our third child, and youngest member of our Bagnall enclave has the honour of celebrating his birthday first – a full week before me! Read more

To patch or not to patch

You have had to wait for the first proper update (website upgrade notwithstanding) for a few weeks but that is not unusual where this website is concerned.  Indeed 2017 is no different to 2016 or any of the previous years of this website and probably no different to any of those to come.  I think, like most of us, the start of the year tends to be a little on the quiet side.  Homes have been robbed of their clinquant decorations, Christmas is but a fading memory and normal business resumes with dark nights, morning frosts and Spring a distant reward.

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Welcome to 2017

Welcome to 2017 and the first post of the new year.  This is my traditional Janus-like post where I look back upon the year just gone and the one that lies before us.

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