Monthly Archives: March 2011

Weather I wonder at!

Duntisbourne Abbots was not the first place I experienced the icy delights of a Great British spring time.  A few days later I arrived in Bath, ready to swoon over my first spa town – complete with hot steamy Roman baths.  Even … Continue reading

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Whither shall I wander?

Goosey goosey gander, Whither shall I wander? Upstairs and downstairs And in my lady’s chamber. There I met an old man Who wouldn’t say his prayers, So I took him by his left leg And threw him down the stairs. … Continue reading

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1991: Last days of the hand-written letter

It may not seem so long ago, but back in April 1991 when I first came to the United Kingdom, Internet cafes and email did not exist.  Keeping in touch with friends and loved ones back home required a lot more … Continue reading

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The Beginning (Again) of Matt’s Tale

Prologue I cannot believe it. It’s five years on since I accidentally sent that email on New Year’s Eve to over 50 friends and family (and so there was no hiding from it). I had started writing it following an argument about what I really wanted … Continue reading

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