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Favourite things in February

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Listening to Tapestry by Carole King

Moroccan lamb soup with a warm cheese scone

Cilla – The Musical

Nail polish the colour of a London bus

A butterfly brooch

Fifties fashion in Phantom Thread

New books to read

Aardman Animations explaining the origins of football

English pear and freesia scent

Collateral, Next of Kin and Modus on TV

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Favourite things in January

Waking up in Narnia

The Greatest Showman

Snapping up a bargain (or few) in the sales

Beef stew

Signs of life in the garden

Hard SunMcMafia and The Miniaturist on TV


Planning sunny holidays

Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom

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Favourite things in December

Dog in winter woolies

Dogs dressed for the winter weather

Novelty slippers

Shay & Blue Blood Oranges perfume

Mamma Mia!

Hercule Poirot’s attention-grabbing facial hair

Turkey dinners


The panto-themed Father Brown Christmas special

Hector the reindeer

Princess Leia joking with Luke Skywalker about her new hair do

Christmas jumpers