Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bogs away!

First up, here’s the chest of drawers in daylight. Now we just have to decide what to put on the top for the decoupage. Last week we were thinking pictures of birds taken from the RSPB magazine but this week … Continue reading

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Buoy, oh buoy

Today, at the Science Museum, I was tasked with finding out whether a chap called Worcester actually made any of the ship models at the museum. I had said yes but Edouard had said no. It needed some in-depth research. … Continue reading

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Painting

Today was mostly spent painting the chest of drawers…quite a few times. The raspberry coat from last night made it a bit easier because I could just concentrate on the white first thing. Then, after a few hours, I second … Continue reading

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Bob goes north

Today, Bob decided to try out the British transport system. From Canary Wharf to Paddington and then north to the Cotswolds. He was meeting with a chap who has some interesting software. The trains and ticketing were fine and then … Continue reading

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The full Irish breakfast

Nicktor and I sat under the gazebo, enjoying the dying rays of the sun over a cup of tea and he remarked that the lawn always looked so much better after mowing. I corrected his use of the term ‘lawn’ … Continue reading

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Walking through Wandsworth

“The station is right there,” Mirinda remarked, pointing at an old building that looked as if it had stood beside the road for about 300 years. “My iPhone says so.” She added for a bit of technological justification. The complete … Continue reading

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Having a Mari-old-time

Today was a bit of a red letter day, as Charles Pooter would probably have remarked. For ages now (well, for as long as I’ve known it existed) I’ve wanted to visit the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. And today … Continue reading

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Just not cricket

It didn’t really stop raining for long enough today for there to be any cricket at the Oval. I was fortunate enough to avoid most of the rain but I did rather feel for poor Graeme, finding shelter and some … Continue reading

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Ships for a decade

Today, I was greeted by Nick at Work with the fact that we hadn’t seen each other for about five weeks: Either he’s been away or I’ve been nursing some injury or other. He told me that he’d spent most … Continue reading

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Drawers, dinner and rain

I woke this morning to rain. I walked into Farnham in gradually heavier rain. I arrived home and the rain had stopped. The sun struggled to peek out from the clouds. I debated what to do. I’d stored the drawers … Continue reading

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