Monthly Archives: February 2014

Espania

No builders this morning.  I have no idea why.  The last time I saw Paul (Wednesday) he said he’d see me today.  Carole picked us up in the taxi at 11am and there was no sign of the builders.  I … Continue reading

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A view to hang in

Today I accompanied Dawn on one of her archaeological visits. Since returning to her PhD studies, she’s been visiting neolithic monuments. She writes her visits up on her blog, Past Rambles. You can read her post here. Because her write … Continue reading

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New laptop

Mum and Dad’s PC has been really, really annoying lately. It just turns itself off whenever it feels like it. It’s almost as if some mischievous demon has decided to move into the hard drive, delighting in irritating the humans…the … Continue reading

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Footings and football

Tonight I went (with Nicktor and Bill) to my twelfth football ground, Prince’s Park. While this is nothing when compared with Nicktor (or Bill’s for that matter) tally, I reckon it’s not a bad total over about ten years. It … Continue reading

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The scaredy cat poodle

I returned from Farnham to be told by Paul that the poodles had managed to escape from the Heras fencing. They were fine and he’d locked them in the house. Day-z is skinny enough to crawl under the very narrow … Continue reading

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Talking about god

This morning, in Starbucks, I was unfortunately sat beside two guys talking about god and how much they pray. Seriously weird people. One of them was talking about how, when he wants to feel the presence of god, he puts … Continue reading

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And so, to Spain

Madrid is back on. We leave on Friday and I’m back on Monday while Mirinda will be back after speaking at her conference. The organisers insisted that she be there. So, I quickly saw to flights being booked, hotel organised … Continue reading

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Timing and timing again

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about timing. I’m sure no-one remembers it. To be fair, I only remember it because, recently it came up on the list of posts made on this day each year. Well, … Continue reading

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Poodle intelligence

Today I had to head off for the Talking Newspaper. It marked the first test for the poodles being fenced in the back of the garden. Yesterday I built them a make shift tent and, before I left, I put … Continue reading

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And so it starts

Mud, clay, rubble…that’s what the garden has been reduced to. Barrow after barrow of stuff has been taken to the skip and emptied, ready for the next one. Until it’s time for the skip to be taken away and replaced … Continue reading

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