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Rain for a change

From BBC Radio 4: Announcer: It has been reported that the NHS is running on fumes. Some people beg to differ. Doctor: No, the NHS is not running on fumes. The fumes were in a box. The fumes have been … Continue reading

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Let the sunshine in

Today saw the return of our gardener, Dave. The idea is for him to come to us every two weeks to do the big jobs that we find impossible to keep on top of. By the end of the day … Continue reading

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Another one goes

Kerry left Starbucks today. I remember when she started and I commented on how gloomy she always was. From that point onwards I saw it as my mission to cheer her up. I like to think I managed to…a little … Continue reading

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Fully immersed

Hayley left Starbucks today. She was off to the pub after work today with Kerry to ‘celebrate.’ We, on the other hand, headed into London to be immersed in the most amazing show I think I’ve ever seen. It was … Continue reading

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A tour bus ate my hat

Cromwell Road, South Kensington is rather busy. There’s lots of traffic mostly consisting of tour buses, cabs and white vans. The traffic lights at Exhibition Road rarely give enough time to get across in one go which is always annoying … Continue reading

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The temp is always temp

The temperature dropped by ten degrees today. It seemed to be universally welcomed. Of course, they’ll all be claiming it’s too cold soon. As for me, I was far from cold as I pedalled like a maniac in the gym. … Continue reading

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In extremis

In this country, there is a real problem with the weather. In Autumn, the leaves obstruct trains and cause havoc on the railways. In the depths of Winter if it snows, it’s generally the wrong type and life just stops, … Continue reading

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Freya and Roscoe

Another squelching sweltering day. All hot sun and non-existent breezes. Okay, it’s nothing like Australia (of all people, having grown up in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, I should know) but for this little island of temperate living, it’s a … Continue reading

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The slow escape

A note was left by our front door today. It was good it wasn’t pushed through the letter box because Emma would have taken it, eaten it and left it somewhere mysterious. Had that happened, I’d have not known about … Continue reading

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Hotter than hot

Today the temperature hit 30 degrees and forgot to stop. The sky was totally cloudless and there was not much breeze. The only good thing to be said about it was that it wasn’t humid. Still, there was a lot … Continue reading

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