Monthly Archives: June 2002

Night in a tent

Interesting night in my new tent. Temperature not a problem. I was very comfortable. Not too hot (as I’d assumed) but not the least bit cold. The wind blew a little, rattling the tent, and I heard a few birds … Continue reading

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Complaining neighbours

Slept in till 10am! Oh, glorious sleep. Quite strange waking up feeling refreshed. Mirinda was marking today and I hit the garden. Mowed front and back, then dug a new bed under the lounge room window. Planted all the stuff … Continue reading

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The end of fun…as we know it

Gloriously sunny with a delightfully chill breeze. A very uneventful walk into the station but arrived to find the waiting room, the ticket office, the platform all full of commuters. Needless to say there’s normally very few. They were even … Continue reading

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Helping rabbits

I didn’t see many people today during my walk into Alton station. Just a couple of golfers in the distance. A lot of the greens on the golf course had sprinklers on this morning. It was such a glorious day; … Continue reading

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Disbelief

I hope I’m never abducted by aliens. Mirinda, Nicole, mum and dad – none of them believe I saw the giant hare! This is regardless of the fact that there’s a letter in the latest Fortean Times from two brothers … Continue reading

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The giant hare episode

A day of odd occurrences. As I walked down the fairway at the back of the golf course this morning, I heard a cuckoo very close to me in a huge tree. It started as I drew near and didn’t … Continue reading

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Poodles first outing

Took the puppies for their first ever outing and boy did they cause a stir. We became one of the attractions at the Alton jubilee show. It’s quite amazing how many people will stop and chat with you when you … Continue reading

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The Coke incident

To Farelli’s for lunch. She loved the puppies. Mind you, we were lucky to make it. We stopped on the way at a garage to get Mirinda a Coke. As we were about to leave, this guy moved his car … Continue reading

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Sparrow v House Martin

Up early to watch Ireland draw 1-1 with Cameroon. The puppies enjoyed it too. Mowed the lawn then went to Farnham and mowed that one. Glorious day but not excessively hot, perfect for mowing, though I think the puppies were … Continue reading

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