Category Archives: Tamar 2004

The cross legged knight

We left the Count House, clean and neat at 9:40 and set off on the long journey home. Our first stop was in Tavistock to stock up on pasties for the long drive. Our next stop was for petrol at … Continue reading

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The cows are coming back!

The rain finally arrived, though only in drips and irregular ones at that. Still, it was enough to put an end to my morning constitutional of breakfast and coffee on the lawn, watching the birds wake. We left the cottage … Continue reading

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The legendary barking doe of Capeltor

Another foggy morning, sitting in the garden watching a trio of squabbling magpies. Today is Plymouth Day and in a double attempt at both environmental awareness and the lowering of Mirinda’s irit-meter, we drove only as far as Gunnislake and … Continue reading

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Just a tad egg-y

Up at 7 – God I wish I could sleep in! Very misty in the valley. Sat for nearly two hours writing up my journal entry for yesterday. Going through various books I found a funny story regarding the moorland … Continue reading

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We bought one yesterday!

Up at 6 and set off for a morning ramble along the river – Mirinda remained in bed, fast asleep. The morning was stunning, birds raucous. I headed out along the waters edge for Horsebridge, a very heavy dew wetting … Continue reading

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On a little coal train

The world at 6 was white and eerie as fog filled the valley so I closed my eyes and waited for 8 when the white had gone and the Cornwall side of the valley was back in its proper place. … Continue reading

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The Garden House

Woke up to another beautiful day. Had a great sleep as the bed is very comfortable. Made bacon sarnies for breaky and sat writing my journal. Eventually I went down to the ‘big house’ to pay our rent and buy … Continue reading

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Alice in Tavistock

After an unexpected trip into London and Mirinda’s trip to The Forge with the puppies, we managed to leave by 2. Of course I had to drag Mirinda away from pottering around in the garden. Eventually we once more joined … Continue reading

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