Monthly Archives: August 2005

Paint and food

Painted the shoe Jali and inside the lounge room cupboards. Mirinda not keen on the cupboard colour. Too pink. It’s supposed to be stone. Made three courses for dinner: Camembert parcels, venison with fig tart and a caramelised apple mousse. … Continue reading

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Nothing new

Mirinda now studying for next week though she’s doubtful she’ll be ready.

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Mirinda’s Exam

Mirinda’s exam! She used five books for the three questions while others managed with the one. Her hand was still aching by the time I got home. She managed to slip her theory into one of the questions, which pleased … Continue reading

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Hot and short

Very hot day so Stevie and I went to the Wheatsheaf for a refresh.

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Short

Lynden arrived in Edinburgh. He bought a phone so I called him. God, he sounds so Australian! He had a nice flight though there was no food because of the ongoing catering row.

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Cruel cricket

Back to work to lots of anti-Aussie ribbing. England are ahead by 400+ runs and we are batting for a draw. Possible? Looked difficult first thing. Managed to get home for the final ten overs. Very exciting. Down to the … Continue reading

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About the house

Slept in till 8:30! Watched some cricket, fixed the Jali, varnished the board into the kitchen. Went to Godalming in the afternoon to Homebase for paint and wood then a pizza and coffee. Home in time for the second half … Continue reading

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The first cricket weekend day 3

Up at 6am. Went for a walk up to the village in a grim northern drizzle. Very picturesque but very dark. Took some photos but the light wasn’t good enough. I was back at th house by 7 for a … Continue reading

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The first cricket weekend day 2

Up at 6am…as usual. The house was very quiet. Had a quick sit down shower. The bathroom is massive and has an excellent skylight which floods the room with soft natural light. The bath is centred on one wall and … Continue reading

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The first cricket weekend day 1

Work was a last minute Fantasy Football rush! As well as getting my ballooning photos on the site. The only REAL work I did was have a meeting with Nicole about the QA Internet Process which almost escalated into a … Continue reading

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