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Green, green, la la la la

Finally a day with no rain. Okay there was no sunshine but it was dry enough to enable me to accomplish a few outside tasks which needed doing. The first was putting a few eyes above the porch for the … Continue reading

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The Filing Cabinet of Joy

Today was my training day for the Library Relocation Project at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Coincidentally, it was also my first day working at the Library Relocation Project at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The trip down was largely uneventful. I have to … Continue reading

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Annoying changes

The other thing we did yesterday, mostly because of the persistent rain, was to actually book most of our French holiday. We’re planning to spend two weeks in the Dordogne and I thought we should actually get some of our … Continue reading

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Return of the rain

The appearance of the missing sunshine was fleeting. Today it rained pretty much all day. Annoyingly it was also a bit humid so the wearing of a raincoat was irritatingly hot. Well, for me, anyway. Most of the day the … Continue reading

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Monumental waste of sunshine

Yesterday morning when I woke up for work, I felt an uncomfortable pain in my tummy. It was the sort of pain you get when you’ve eaten a snail that’s not quite dead and is trying to make its way … Continue reading

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A century on

On April 1 this year the RAF turned one hundred years old. That’s not to say there weren’t pilots flying prior to April 1, 1918, it’s just that some of them flew for the Army and some of them flew … Continue reading

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The pixies answered my prayers!

Today was glorious. Blue sky and sunshine all day. Almost makes up for the gallons of rain we’ve endured. Of course I took full advantage of it by working on the obelisks. Before I could do anything though I had … Continue reading

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Who’ll stop the rain? Anyone?

I can’t believe there’s still any water in the air. While there’s been no flooding (that I know of) it feels like it’s been raining forever. Except when it snowed. Today, after walking up to the shops in the drizzly … Continue reading

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Muddification

Spare a thought for Gardener Dave and Polish Andy. As I waved them goodbye and wished them well at their next job, I hoped they didn’t get too wet. Gardener Dave sighed and said he was already soaked and feared … Continue reading

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The old change up

Why on earth do people buy bottled water? They already pay for the water in their taps which is perfectly good to drink. Buying bottles of water is merely paying again for something they’ve already paid for and have easy … Continue reading

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