Monthly Archives: January 2011

Heather to harbour

We spent a delightful Sunday this week. We had already planned for Mirinda to spend the night at the flat because of her first week at the new job, which included a conference which, while being the low point at … Continue reading

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More Meatballs

Susanne and Rafi came over for a visit on Saturday. In order to celebrate the possibility of seeing Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs again, I decided to serve Moroccan meatballs in a tomato based sauce. I also whipped up … Continue reading

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The pineapple of politeness

On Friday after work, I met Mirinda and we went and saw The Rivals at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. It’s a famous comedy, written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and first produced in 1775. It’s first performance was at the Theatre … Continue reading

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Hell -v- Hades

Last night I went with some weasels to see Hadestown. It was written by the wonderful singer/song writer Anais Mitchell. She has a webpage here, if you’re interested. Hadestown is a new version of the story of Orpheus in the … Continue reading

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Snowdrops on kittens

Tonight I’m off on my first Weasel outing since the Weasels Afloat in Brittany last year. On the ‘cruise’ John played us a new CD he’d found called Hadestown by Anais Mitchell. There’s a youtube video of it here. It’s … Continue reading

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Stretchers for Barbie

I was all alone in the basement this afternoon. Kevin was at Blythe House, Nick may or may not have been at Blythe House, Ailsa was on annual leave and Barbara had gone to a training session. The lights down … Continue reading

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Aftermath

Last August, there was a huge fire at Frensham Ponds. I briefly mentioned it in a blog entry. We haven’t really been back many times since to see what has been happening. Today we decided to give it a try. … Continue reading

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Bear-bee

As I was at Waterloo today, I stopped off at the Cuneo statue to get a photograph of the mouse. It is peeking out from under a book called Sketches by Cuneo. There’s an awful lot of dust around it, … Continue reading

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Mind the Traffic

There’s a statue at Waterloo station, of an artist. His name is Cuneo and he sits above what used to be the Eurostar platforms and is now the stage for The Railway Children. He looks very eccentric with his cravat … Continue reading

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Sheds Differ

Today we went to Trowbridge. It’s in Wiltshire, beyond Stonehenge. We went to look at sheds. In order to see what type of sheds, I took a photo of one. This is the expensive one that Mirinda was instantly attracted … Continue reading

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