Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday and the flu continues

Firstly, an update on yesterdays debacle. I was wrong. Actually it was my fault. After I wrote to the company from whom we purchased the wardrobe I had this helpful response from Tom Kerr: On the whole our customers living … Continue reading

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All the world’s morons

A week ago, Mirinda ordered a wardrobe for the flat. I discussed the delivery situation with the company, saying how I’d need at least 24 hours warning of the day of delivery. The guy at the company said that would … Continue reading

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More about the office

This morning, bright and early (7:50am) the electrician turned up. We walked around the office (the door still being locked) and discussed where the power points, heater and fuse box would go. He seemed a nice enough chap so I … Continue reading

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The day of the office

After a weekend of being extremely ill, something quite rare for me, I woke feeling slightly better. This bug was the worst bout of sickness I ever remember suffering through. My head has felt leaden, my joints ached, my throat … Continue reading

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Slow recovery

Well, Nicktor’s flu has managed to keep me out of circulation all weekend. Even now (on Bank Holiday Monday) I’m not yet fully recovered. My brain is fuzzy and my typing is slow and littered with mistakes. I think I … Continue reading

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More bugs

On Tuesday, Nicktor brought with him an extremely unwelcome and tiny visitor. He forgot to take the visitor away with him on Wednesday morning. When I woke up this morning this visitor had settled in for the foreseeable. I felt … Continue reading

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Nature can be harsh

I was witness to something quite horrendous today. We’d taken the path that goes by the pond where we keep hoping to spot the mythical kingfisher when I spotted a bunch of wasps, busily buzzing around a hole in a … Continue reading

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The other slab

As I’ve mentioned many times before in this blog, when we watch Aldershot at the Rec, we tend to stand on the Slab – in fact, I mentioned it only yesterday. Well, we now have our very own Slab. It … Continue reading

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Being a football fan

Tonight was the perfect Nicktor Night. I was saying to Mirinda on the weekend that to be perfect, a Nicktor Night should include dinner at a pub over a few pints, a trip to the Rec to see Aldershot play, … Continue reading

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A weed is a plant in the wrong place

Today was mostly spent removing lots of horrid weeds. It also involved removing a plant I really dislike, something I thoroughly enjoyed. Ages ago, I transplanted a Kniphofia from the front garden (it was crowding all the lovely plants) to … Continue reading

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