Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pork Chop & Bacon

It was running through my mind as I chased them. Those little oinkers. All I could see bobbing in front of me. Pork chop and bacon. Today was the big day for all of Surrey. The County show. Bank holiday … Continue reading

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Recovery

I didn’t get a lot of sleep last night. As usually happens when I’ve had a few drinks, I woke up at 6am feeling a bit rubbish. I managed to drag myself down to the kitchen and made a coffee. … Continue reading

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Top Chef

I should explain something. A ‘rescue’ dog, as I referred to the other day, is a dog that has come from a dog’s home after suffering some sort of abuse or neglect. Our neighbours, and indeed quite a few people … Continue reading

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Shop

Today after lunch in the Science Museum cafe, I popped into the shop to check out what sort of stuff they sell at a museum devoted to technology and invention. An amazing array of telescopes, unstoppable remote control cars, the … Continue reading

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Odd bods

Our neighbours are weird. I think I’ve said something similar before. I think they’re getting weirder. Mirinda has noticed that the father often takes the dogs for a walk late at night. In the park. Unless there’s a good, bright … Continue reading

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Nettles

I worked in the garden this afternoon, removing the two strawberry plants I put in two years ago. They had managed to completely cover the bed they were in, multiplying to around a thousand plants. Unfortunately, among the strawberry plants … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh heaven

I had a lovely day today. Apart from the usual shopping, dog walking and talking to mum and dad, I had lunch with Dawn. Normally we go to a pub for a meal, either over here at The Albion or … Continue reading

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The Dubliners?

I am in a dilemma. I have recently been headhunted for a role in to be Dean of the law school that trains all the barristers in a certain small wet celtic nation. I was very interested when they called, … Continue reading

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Hottest

Today was the hottest of the year so far. According to the weather station, at 5pm it was 40! It’s important to remember that the weather station thermometer is hit directly by the sun for most of the day, so … Continue reading

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Hated Choppers

Sometimes, and it’s generally on a weekend, we are disturbed by a lone chopper that buzzes around our neighbourhood like a pesky gnat. It is sometimes over the park, other times over the round-a-bouts and sometimes over the town. It’s … Continue reading

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