Monthly Archives: August 2004

Regarding weasel milk

Gloomy start to the day with clouds and sprinkly rain. I had my coffee up the hill as usual and was barked at by a furiously tail wagging Labrador. His owner came up and said “Quiet! Just because it’s a … Continue reading

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Sulky girls

Awake at 6 and walking into Alfriston at 7. Was joined this morning by Bev who did not get a lot of sleep last night and reported that the sunrise was lovely. It was nice to share my early morning … Continue reading

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Lorna had destroyed the ladies loo

Walked down to Alfriston this morning to get the Telegraph so I could work out the football scores which I rang through to David. Everyone thought I was mad and, upon my return to work, I found out that David … Continue reading

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The legendary Turdis

Up at 6, bright and bleary eyed. Drank my coffee up the hill overlooking Alfriston. The camp started coming alive (well, almost) at about 8. Dawn and I left too early for the trainees and ended up watching Terry eat … Continue reading

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Beware of vicious carrots

Awake at 7. Raining on and off. The campsite was very quiet apart from Lorna’s snoring, so I went for a short walk up one of the hills behind the campsite and had my coffee while drinking in the glorious … Continue reading

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Broken toe

Up at 7am. Went downstairs to make my coffee and broke my toe on one of the big chairs in the dining room – it appeared to leap out at me from the shadows. At first I thought I’d just … Continue reading

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Return to civilisation

Awake at 7. Mirinda obviously still jet-lagged as she was awake and reading. There was no toilet paper left so I rang reception for some more. Eventually we left the room to go and look for breakfast and a toilet … Continue reading

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Church day

Awake at 7. It seems the cabbage had finished boiling as the smell seemed to have vanished over night. The view out of the window was quite dramatic. I mean the sky, not the rooftop. Big, black, threatening clouds, sitting … Continue reading

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No quality here

Up early to pack and prepare for Glasgow. Woke the still jet lagged from flying back from Australia, Mirinda at 7:30 as we have to take the puppies to The Forge – they were NOT impressed. On GMTV this morning, … Continue reading

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Walking and beer

Dawn and Nick called around at 10am and we set off for our pub walk. I have no idea where we were but we ended up climbing Bexley Hill – very steep. We managed to get lost when the book … Continue reading

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