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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Walking the poodles too far in the rain

Very lazy day due mainly because of the weather which was awful. Though we did manage to go for a walk at about 6pm. Took the puppies down Blanket Street but went a bit far and wore them out! Had … Continue reading

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Where’s Sidney?

Italy beaten by Croatia 1-2 in a bit of a shocker. We went into Alton to do a few things. Join library, video rental, find a new hairdresser, etc, etc. Had a tea/coffee at the Swan (but NO food). Then … Continue reading

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Just dull day to day stuff

Woo hoo! England beat Argentina 1-0! Just need to draw against Nigeria now and we’re through the group stage. The puppies had their first vet visit today and I’m glad to report that they are both healthy and fine. Though … Continue reading

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Winchester, Aldershot, KFC

Went to Winchester first thing. We wandered around for a bit. Learned that in 1660 the church in Winchester let St Swithin’s Church to a man named Allen who kept his pigs at one end of the chapel and his … Continue reading

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