Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mistaken identity

After the excitement of yesterday, it was with a sigh of relief that today rumbled along full of…nothing. Much. I was mostly occupied with housework, enjoying the mundanity and the lack of pressing bodies squeezed into a metal cylinder. Though … Continue reading

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Dante II: Revenge of the Inferno

Now that Mirinda’s office is painted the correct shade of blue, we figured it was time for her big pictures to grace the walls. We had already moved them from her old office to her studio flat, where I hung … Continue reading

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Stripping

It was raining this morning as I chatted to mum and dad, telling them about Sarah Jane Adlam. I looked out the back door, peering at the remaining bluebells I didn’t transplant. That’s the other thing I did yesterday, apart … Continue reading

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Finally!

I have cracked the mysterious Sarah Jane Adlam story. I knew there had to be something odd about the Adlam -v- Cook thing and I was right. Today I received a marriage certificate for Sarah Jane Cook and an Ernest … Continue reading

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Plastic, aluminium or wood?

The clocks went forward an hour last night when we went to bed which was actually the morning because, before we put them forward it was 11:10 which means when we changed it, it was 12:10 and the next day, … Continue reading

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Yellow roses

A while ago, Mirinda remarked that it would be a very nice touch if, perhaps, some day, she came home to find I’d bought some flowers and put them, in a vase, in the house somewhere. Maybe. This was a … Continue reading

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It’s a bench!

So much for my stepping stones and extra upright. At the totem pole today we found out what the additions are. A bench. I assume it is for anyone wishing to sit and contemplate the totem pole. Or the castle … Continue reading

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Whistler’s death knell

Another gloriously sunny day spent working in the garden. It was the turn of the front today. I spent quite a few hours either on my knees pulling up herb Robert or up a ladder wrestling with our vicious wisteria. … Continue reading

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Liz no more

Elizabeth Taylor died today. While I’ll be the first to say she went a bit odd in the end, I must confess to having had a huge crush on her when she starred in National Velvet. To be fair, I … Continue reading

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Bewildered & Bemused

Carmen had a confused look on her face as the nurse led her away down the long corridor. This has never happened before; her one way, Day-z the other. And how come Day-z gets to go with the head of … Continue reading

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