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Conveyancing

We have had the cottage up for sale since forever and, finally, we had an offer the other week. I then had to find a lawyer, which I did. Rather than making the trip across to Fleet for our old … Continue reading

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Accidental PB

Each day I go to the gym, I record my progress using an app called FitNotes. It’s nothing special but it does allow me to remember the various weights I have reached on the equipment. (It also allows me to … Continue reading

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Gymniversary II

Two years ago I started going to the gym. I celebrated today by going this morning and wearing myself out in a good way. But, the best news today was the weather. The temperature dropped ten degrees overnight making this … Continue reading

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Just like Christmas

Today in Portsmouth I was once more given a different job. It’s like I’m working up the chain of tasks required to complete the project. Today it was going through the books off the Warrior. Heather pointed to a whole … Continue reading

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Sucked in, Frank!

The gardeners came today. It’s amazing how much better the garden looks afterwards. They only stay till midday but it makes a world of difference. Gardener Dave and Mike know the garden so well now (they treat it like their … Continue reading

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A right pickle

I remember my grandfather making beetroot many years ago. He would boil them up in a big old saucepan then pickle them somehow. Like grandma’s pickled onions, the beetroot packed a mighty punch. Well, this morning in Waitrose, I noticed … Continue reading

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So much heat, so many flies

Today was mostly spent in the house with large chunks spent in the shade on the terrace. Between time spent in the shade on the terrace, Mirinda was working on her DBA and I was busy in the kitchen. I’d … Continue reading

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Bye, bye Boris

This morning I had to take the girls to Kate for their ten week trim and, of course, Boris came with us. As usual he made friends with everyone we passed while the girls ignored the same everyone. As we … Continue reading

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Fennel falling

Today, upon our return from the park, Boris was so thirsty that he tried to swim in the water feature. I didn’t manage to get a shot of him with his front paws submerged in the bowl but I did … Continue reading

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Borisitting

I didn’t go to work today because Heather had a day off and wasn’t sure who’d be in the library to look after me. So, first thing, it was up to the gym then back home. Susanne took Boris for … Continue reading

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