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Birthday Carbs

Tonight we took a newly serviced Max down to Winchester. We parked up and then headed for the Chesil Rectory for dinner. This was Mirinda’s choice for her birthday. Max was in for his three yearly service. He passed with … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

Isn’t it always the way? You never see a sound engineer and then two come along at the same time. I know because it happened to me today while I waited for a bus in the Borough. I’d been presenting … Continue reading

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GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!

Most of today was spent finishing the painting of the obelisks and the weather was perfect for it. Sun, sun, sun brought out the shorts, shorts, shorts. Of course there was the gym first then shopping then walking in the … Continue reading

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Schools for girls

In 1840 The Royal Female School for the Daughters of Naval and Marine Officers opened. It had been the idea of Admiral Sir Thomas Williams who realised that, due to various wars and general shipboard life, some ex-Naval officers would … Continue reading

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Creatures of habit

I know I shouldn’t complain but I figure that that is one reason for keeping a journal. Also, if I can’t get this to connect with Facebook again, then the only people reading it (apart from me) will be spam … Continue reading

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Wet garden centre

Today we were due some rain. I mean that’s fair enough given we had our weekly day of sun yesterday. The rain was due to arrive in the afternoon. And it didn’t disappoint. The weather in the morning was just … Continue reading

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Coarse acting 101

It’s been a while since we’ve been to see a bad theatrical production so I guess it was no surprise that we were due one. Last night was that one. And while it wasn’t bad enough to leave at interval, … Continue reading

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Heroum Filii

One of things about my Fridays at Woking is the sheer volume of misery I’m researching. A few times today I was faced with the prospect of researching young men of 18 sent to the front to just die. It’s … Continue reading

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The darkest grey

Another day with no rain and no sun. At one point Denise posted some photographs of her and Jaxon at the zoo in brilliant, blinding sunshine. I sent her a photo of our sunshine so she could compare and contrast. … Continue reading

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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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