Monthly Archives: October 2011

3 witches and a big banana

It’s that dreaded day again. Bloody Halloween. So I bought a box of chocolates and sat it on the junior Jali in readiness. Before the dark descended and the ghouls were abroad however, I took a few photos in the … Continue reading

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Time delay

What a miserable day! Trust it to be an hour longer than all of the nice ones we’ve had. Not that I remembered the clocks were changing. It used to be the case that I’d wander the house at Saturday … Continue reading

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You’ll soon drip precious rubies

Ages ago I had an email from Dawn, asking whether Mirinda and I would like to accompany them to Chichester to see Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Seeing as Sweeney is my favourite musical, it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Back to work

So, today was my first day back at the Science Museum. Not much had changed although, rather than Barbara we now have Lucy. She seems very nice. I think she’s come from conservation. I don’t know any details. Why should … Continue reading

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One handed baking & a blackbird

Yesterday I found a recipe for a fat free treat. It mostly consists of oat bran. Looking at the recipe I figured I could give it shot with one hand. And, firstly, I’d like to just say that they looked … Continue reading

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Diwali

Today marks the beginning of Diwali, a Hindu festival that lasts five days. Having just found out about it, I’m a bit peeved that, because of my wrist, I’m unable to make the irresistible sweet treats required. So, this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Round four

Last weekend, Manchester United was trounced by Manchester City 6-1. It was such a big thing, even Mirinda was amazed. Such things just don’t happen. A lot of Aldershot hearts were gladdened by the result. And the excitement for tonight’s … Continue reading

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Rescue Gaz

Today was a bit quiet. Like nearly all the days since I broke my wrist. It never helps that I get little sleep each night. While it was quiet, I took my usual trip into town to shop. While there … Continue reading

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Autumn light

The late afternoon light at Hankley is beautiful. Everything looks washed with warm watercolours. The views welcome you, beckon you onward. We took the poodles for a lovely run around, something they don’t get with me any more…until the cast … Continue reading

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Vánoční prázdniny

Last Christmas, Mirinda & I were in different Australian states, missing each other. It was the first Christmas we had spent apart in 19 years of marriage. While it was great to spend it with our families, we both missed … Continue reading

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