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Smelling like a lamb

Albert Finney died today. He was 82. There was a lovely interview with Tom Courtenay (very good friends for many years) this morning on the Today programme. He was upset but thankful for such a good friendship. An obituary isn’t … Continue reading

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Windy world outside the window

I worked from home today because the fencing guy was coming round to quote for fixing the flappy fence panels between us and the Crazies. As it turned out, I’m rather glad I didn’t go to Woking. The weather started … Continue reading

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Flat Jasmine

All night and through the early hours this morning, the wind blew like some sort of demon with toothache. I laid on the lounge and watched the world blow by outside as I cuddled Emma (who is still in season … Continue reading

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A Sheldon Cooper kind of day

There was a crazy man in the train from Guildford to Aldershot this afternoon. I thought he was talking to someone on a phone. After hearing him saying “three three three” quite a few times I listened a little more … Continue reading

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Dog days

I was dozing on the bed this afternoon, partway cleaning, partway listening to the radio when I realised I was dreaming. I was heading for some sort of holiday accommodation. I was in the country, walking easily through a wooded … Continue reading

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Oh dear

What a difference a thaw makes. Here’s the same view as yesterday. Apart from a few patches of snow and some rather scary strips of ice, it’s as if it was never cold. The temperature has risen, almost to double … Continue reading

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Cauli hash brown

Following the snow comes the ice. When the temperature over night refuses to rise above zero, you just know the all-weather path will be a thinly disguised ice rink. One could always walk on the grass except most of the … Continue reading

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Welcome back to 1952

There’s something very peaceful about a snow filled vista. That was my view walking to the shops this morning. A little further along the path, Farnham Park was alive with kids and parents sliding down the slopes making the most … Continue reading

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I have a Scottish face

Sadly, I left Berlin today. I really loved it. Everyone seemed so happy, even the bus drivers. I definitely want to return. I didn’t have any time for seeing anything this morning. It was a case of slowly packing, checking … Continue reading

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Still on the island

Day two started pretty much like day one really. I rang Mirinda to wake her for work, drank an instant coffee then headed out for Starbucks. Though, rather than go to the same Starbucks, I headed up towards Alexanderplatz and … Continue reading

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