Monthly Archives: January 2014

Power problems, fires and fatalities

It’s been a while since I’ve had a really bad day on the trains so I guess it was only fair that I had one today. First thing, on our way in, there was a track side fire at Raynes … Continue reading

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Lumberjack

First thing this morning, I had to scan a document and then email it to a woman at the bank. We both had to sign it and I’d managed to remember to get Mirinda to sign it last night. All … Continue reading

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Dates and builders

Today was a very important morning. I met with Dave, the Builder to discuss last minutes bits and bobs and to decide on a start date. Most of my questions (which were actually Mirinda’s) were things to be taken up … Continue reading

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Long time passing

Pete Seeger died today. He was 93. He co-wrote Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, which, coincidentally, has been stuck in my head since hearing it on Saturday morning. His last public performance was last September! What an extraordinary man. … Continue reading

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Testing my new keyboard

I have bought a new bluetooth keyboard to make typing easier on my tablet. It was due to arrive today between 11:50 and 12:50. That was good. It meant I could work in the office for a bit, before moving … Continue reading

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Feb in Jan

Another day of rain, briefly interrupted by an hour of blue. It’s like February. Most of the day, Mirinda spent working. She has an acquisition to work through which seems to get more complex with every turn of the printed … Continue reading

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Dang and blast!

Susanne and Rafi came over for lunch today and had a horrendous trip home. The day started perfectly, with Mirinda going to guitar then picking them up from Farnham station on the way back. I was busy at home, shopping, … Continue reading

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2 4 1

We haven’t been to Girls & Guitars for ages so, when we saw it was on this week, we leapt in and bought a couple of tickets. And talk about value; rather than the usual one girl, there were two. … Continue reading

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Remembering George

Last week, at work, I was faced with one of those records where the information is so scant, it barely exists. In fact the only information I had to go on was the name of the ship model (Vasco de … Continue reading

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Chucking away

Today was a bit of an admin day (organising documents, sorting out our Dordogne trip, etc), with more mundane things thrown in. One of those mundane things was starting to empty the white cupboard down the side of the house. … Continue reading

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