Monthly Archives: January 2012

Go away and never come back!

So, here’s a question for you: What have Tallulah Bankhead, Carol Channing, Minnie Driver and Justin Timberlake all have in common? Apart from being in films I mean. I’ll tell you later. Today was a great day! I went to … Continue reading

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Le Blond cont…

I promised to write some more about that amazing mountaineering woman, Elizabeth Alice Frances Le Blond and, not wanting to disappoint anyone, here’s part two. It’s important to note that she wasn’t just a woman for climbing big rocky hills. … Continue reading

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Counting the birds

This weekend was the time for the RSPCA Big Garden Birdwatch. The rules are simple. Choose an hour over any of the two weekend days and count the birds. You then record the most of each type of bird that … Continue reading

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Passed his best before date

One of my favourite (for there were a few) roles was that of Norman in the brilliant Norman Conquests. I was very lucky to play Norman in all three. Most of the cast reprised the parts each year around Christmas … Continue reading

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Who’s the daddy?

We had a funny episode at work today. Nick (at work) has just started life with a smartphone and has been struggling to come to grips with it. He’s not that keen on a touch screen, particularly for texting, so … Continue reading

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Park bunting

Most of today was spent doing some research for Mirinda. For her work. I enjoyed it but it took up a lot of my day! The rest of the day was spent doing housework and walking in the park. Being … Continue reading

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Boxed in

As I left Mirinda at the office after lunch (a delicious scrambled eggs and smoked salmon on toast) she asked if I was going to a museum. I said no, explaining that I just wanted to go home. Little did … Continue reading

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Dreary day

Apart from talking to my mother for an hour and a half, today has been full of working out finances. Seriously dull which goes with the weather. It’s been a long day of rain and cold and grey skies. In … Continue reading

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Sublime Society of Beefsteaks

There’s a dog we sometimes see in the park who has something wrong with his back legs. I might have posted about him before. His owner’s have rigged up a wheelchair for him so he can still go for walks … Continue reading

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Poodles -v- Swans

It’s not exactly what you’d describe as the most evenly matched battle but then it wasn’t a match suggested by the swans. I’m pretty sure it was all Carmen’s idea and even Day-z was along for the ride. Clearly smarter … Continue reading

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