Monthly Archives: January 2010

Our Wonderful Night

My Wonderful Day by Alan Ayckbourn Review by Gaz The premise of the play is a child’s view of an adult world, where she is an often ignored bystander to events. Within this, Winnie, the child, is writing an essay … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Nature Notes January 2010

Although we live in a town and therefore suffer from light pollution, on a clear night we can still see stars and constellations – though never that sparkling haze of the milky way that can be seen at Angledool.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Mirinda's Posts | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Sunny Saturday

John Terry, allegedly, had an affair with the ex-girlfriend of Wayne Bridge, his Chelsea & England team mate. It made the front page of all the national UK papers today. And, apparently, having an extra-marital affair will hamper your ability … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Can’t ignore her! Chillin’ to Norah.

As I sat here wondering what to post for today, listening to Norah Jones lightly singing her own brand of smokey-voiced tunes, the following thought occurred to me. I wonder if Norah has to sing at Christmas while the Jones … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Reading

Apologies. I just realised I’d already written about the Talking Newspaper stuff! Though I’ve written in a bit more detail and I can’t write another 700 words tonight! So, sorry. Today was a Farnham and Alton Talking Newspaper day. For … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Gherkin

I’ve seen the building called The Gherkin (there’s someone else’s photo here) from afar many, many times but, until today, I had never been near it. I was to meet Mirinda there for lunch. Well, outside rather than in it. … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Nailed!

Today I finished my fourth assignment for my masters and the last one from last semester. It was with a great relief that I clicked the ‘are you sure you want to submit this assignment’ button on the uni website. … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

School day

Up at 6am this morning and on the train up to the big smoke. Had a wonderful experience at Waterloo. A number 4 bus was waiting at the stop so I quickly joined the queue and flashed my Oyster card … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Living with Hercules Poirot

I left the office at about 7pm today and headed back to Charterhouse Square – a delicious 20 minutes walk away. As I walked across the uneven cobbles of the square I looked up at my building and felt an … Continue reading

Posted in Mirinda's Posts | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Grenade smoke

The weather station is another step closer to being in place. Yesterday we popped over to Forest Lodge garden centre where I grabbed a post and a support for it to sit on. And then today, before taking the poodles … Continue reading

Posted in Gary's Posts | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments