Keeping warm in winter It’s now a week since I returned to Italy from Coventry. 29 months of sitting at a desk all day has suddenly been replaced by heavy manual labour – maintenance of half an acre of mountainside covered in olive trees, where practically nothing has been touched for over a decade. The […]

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Goodbye to Coventry The weekend just passed was my last one in Coventry, after two and a half years writing software for a living at the Lloydspharmacy head office. My rented apartment, which I vacate next weekend, is about a mile down the road, from where I walk to work every day. All this time I’ve kept in touch with Anna […]

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