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Having a ball

Brian Aldiss died today. Back when I was a teenager (and reverting to type) I read a lot of science fiction, particularly short stories in sci fi magazines. Most of them seemed to be American writers so Aldiss stood out … Continue reading

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Thanks for the laughs

Jerry Lewis died late today (our time – it was the morning in Las Vegas) at the age of 91. There were lots of tributes as the night wore on. The New York Times was very quick with an obituary … Continue reading

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Garlic with everything

A while ago (I think it was the last time Mirinda went to the Isle of Wight) I didn’t get to go to the Garlic Farm on the Isle of Wight. I was bought back a whole load of garlic … Continue reading

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Nice to see you

Brucie died today. After close to a million years in show biz, he finally shuffled off the coil and went to join the rest of his generation’s entertainers. Growing up in Oz and not being old enough, means I missed … Continue reading

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Dog tales

Freya loves sleeping. Except for food and going for walks, she’d rather be asleep. And with sleep must come great comfort. Her preferred place to sleep is on a cushion but the bed is her favourite, as long as we’re … Continue reading

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Big Lizzie

Forget Big Ben, Big Lizzie turned up at Portsmouth today and she was all over the news. The newest Royal Navy recruit, HMS Queen Elizabeth II is the biggest ship in the fleet. She is an aircraft carrier and is … Continue reading

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Travelling to Kent

There’s something a bit special about going to a new football ground for an away game. I can’t claim to have visited as many as Nicktor (obviously) but I am now in double figures. Tonight I added another ground – … Continue reading

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Achieving the incredible

This morning, after the gym, I started to proof and edit a document for Mirinda. It was not by her but had several contributors. It was while I was reading it that I realised how much Mirinda’s dream of a … Continue reading

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The best in the world

There’s a number of things I especially like about Sundays. Firstly, when we’re both awake, it’s nice to lie in with a cup of coffee/tea with the puppies, just slowly waking to the sound of the world outside. This almost … Continue reading

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Chasing butterflies

Mirinda’s current workload is so bad that she’s forgotten what we do on weekends. Apart from walking the dogs. And it’s not over yet. Today was yet another day of document amendment for her and editing for me. Fortunately I … Continue reading

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