Monthly Archives: October 2012

The best way to spend Halloween

Ages ago, Mirinda’s TV at the flat, decided to cut people’s heads off – I remember posting about using her cowboy hat to make up for it. If that wasn’t bad enough, the various components also started to fail. Eventually, … Continue reading

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Oh, the (mutant) horror

We had another Nicktor Night this week. At first, Nicktor claimed there was an away match on this week and we were to travel somewhere to watch, the recently not so good, Aldershot but he was wrong. So it was … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Last year, Nick (at work) nominated me for the volunteer of the year awards at the Science Museum. Not only didn’t I win anything but I was also unable to attend the function. This year, he nominated me again and … Continue reading

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An extra hour

The clocks changed last night. Before going to bed we had to put the clocks back an hour. I was a bit concerned that the poodles would wake me up an hour earlier than yesterday but it seems to have … Continue reading

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Improving new skills

I think I’m becoming quite an accomplished Jedi under the able tutelage of Rafi. He thinks I’m ready to fight against the dreaded double ended light sabre. It just shows that although you’re ready for the next step, it’s a … Continue reading

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How do they do it?

There seemed to be an awful lot of people at all the museums this week. Half term doesn’t start until next week, so it can’t be that…unless some families are getting an early start. Most surprising was the amount of … Continue reading

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The First Sign of Autumn

Well, finally my office is complete. The final touch was added today. The sign. Just after the completion of the construction, I went online and found a woman who hand makes house signs and asked her if she could do … Continue reading

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Poodle mayhem

I retrieved the poodles from their holiday camp today. I was going to do the usual bus trip then long walk home but the weather has been so damp and mucky recently that I figured any enjoyment garnered from a … Continue reading

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Replaced by fog

I stepped off the train in Farnham at around midday, having been very lucky in my connections from St Pancras, into a world of white. Not the nice white of Paris but the slightly off-white of foggy Farnham. According to … Continue reading

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Hope Dinner 2012

Paris is a very white city. We’ve never noticed it before but when you look down from the roof of the 59th floor of the Montparnasse Tower, you realise it is so. So many people queue for days in order … Continue reading

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