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The yellow of austerity – and a purple fuzzy cushion (with a button in the middle)

Have you noticed anything about the grass verges and hedgerows? It might depend on where in the UK you are – and whether your council has seen swingeing cuts under the government’s austerity programme or not – but there’s something … Continue reading

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Boils amid the urban acne. (Blame Liam for this one*)

You may not have seen them, the boils. It began – or feels like it did – with a mild rash of urban acne. The march of the bookies down our high streets and low streets. Gambling dens, breeding like rabbits. One … Continue reading

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