Monthly Archives: March 2010

Read all about it!

Tonight I am going to blog about three news stories I spotted in the Metro, the free London paper. Actually, it used to be the only free London paper but now there seems to be a lot more. Not that … Continue reading

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Wet ‘n Wild

Ever since we changed the clocks, the rain has hardly stopped. Mirinda and the puppies have spent the last two days inside. I went shopping but otherwise spent the day inside, studying. And then, just before 7pm, Mirinda suggested we … Continue reading

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Daylight

British Summer Time started in the very early hours of Sunday morning. I never change all the clocks so there’s always a few that are either an hour fast or an hour slow at various times of the year. The … Continue reading

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Hankley

Hankley looked lovely today. It was clear and, at first, deserted. The gorse is starting to appear and small heather buds are beginning to sprout amid the brown of last year. And we heard a skylark! I’ve never heard one … Continue reading

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Anniversary

100 POSTS! I can’t believe it! I have managed to write almost every day since I started and now I’ve reached 100 posts. I was going to buy three birthday candles. A 1, and two 0s. I was going to … Continue reading

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Poor Betty

Last night was another Nicktor night. I made Morrocan meatballs and we drank beer and whisky. This week we watched True Romance, a film written by Quentin Tarantino but directed by someone else and Nurse Betty, one of my top … Continue reading

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Finding Ada

Today is/was Ada Lovelace Day. For those that do not know, Ada was Lord Byron’s daughter who married a man called Lovelace and lived in East Horsley, where we lived happily for a time. She is pretty much universally accepted … Continue reading

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Walking with daffs

Spring has sprung a little late this year. There has been a general outpouring of grief over the total lack of daffodils. It was so bad that on the magazine programme, The One Show on BBC1, they had a daff-map … Continue reading

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The saga of Nicktor’s bed

Mirinda was a bit concerned about Nicktor sleeping on our lounge. I should stress she was more concerned with Nicktor than the lounge. And rightly so. I have slept on the lounge (during bouts of illness in the house) and, … Continue reading

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Glassware

A few weeks ago I applied to the Science Museum for a voluntary position. It’s an excellent way to get in on the ground floor for working in a museum and chances only turn up occasionally. I picked up the … Continue reading

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