Monthly Archives: June 2013

Early eruptions

Today I went to the British Museum, with the Weasels, to see the Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition that has had everyone talking for ages. It has been heralded as the best exhibition ever. I was looking forward to seeing something … Continue reading

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No dragons

Today was Farnham Carnival day. Every year, Farnham is transformed with stalls and music and a big party atmosphere. Last year, the parade saw the streets lined with expectant and happy locals, waving wiggles and blowing whistles. This year promised … Continue reading

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Sailing with dragons

Today marked the 44th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York. They are widely believed to have started a more accepting attitude from society. They paved the way to make it easier for people to accept their natures and … Continue reading

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Fail

I tried to fix mum and dad’s PC today. I thought I had. I then heard from mum later in the day. I’d apparently made it worse! Grrrrr. Anyway, apart from that failure, the rest of the day was well … Continue reading

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Gary loves ships

Today, being a Wednesday, means it was Date Night. So, I travelled up to London to meet Mirinda at the flat. During my train trip in, I was happily reading when, mid-sentence, I fell asleep. I was woken up by … Continue reading

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Wild Irish rose

Today was bright and sunny so, after chatting to mum & dad, I was back in the garden. Today I was clearing around the base of the climbing rose. Mostly it was dead forget-me-nots but there were also a few … Continue reading

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Candlestick maker?

I haven’t walked home from the station since leaving for Oz so, this morning, it was a wonderful opportunity to catch up on the changes wrought since early May. Generally I walk back via Gostrey Meadow, across the Central car … Continue reading

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The Bourne Gardener

‘If lost, look for the green balloons,’ the leaflet said. Of course, you have to find the leaflet first. The poster (which I saw first) was a bit vague on the actual locations of the green balloons. It did give … Continue reading

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The Good Life

Ages ago, we booked tickets to see Relatively Speaking at the Wyndham. Rather than our usual London day including a matinee of some West End performance, we decided to try an evening time slot. We also decided to try the … Continue reading

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Miss Campbell’s nimble fingers

I was working on the diorama again this week (see last week for details). I had a few biographical details to research and complete. One of the last records I looked at was Miss Barbara Mary Campbell. Miss Campbell was … Continue reading

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