Monthly Archives: April 2014

Green eyed devil dog

Bob Hoskins died today. He was suffering from Parkinson’s and died from pneumonia. I’ll never forget him in Pennies from Heaven and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? He had an amazing capacity to play the everyman role in so many films. … Continue reading

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Countryside wanderers

Today, in 1770, Captain Cook landed at Botany Bay and, to celebrate, I watched a lot of the World Championship Snooker from the Crucible…which seems to have changed sponsor. Last year it was BetFred and this year it’s DafaBet. It … Continue reading

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Day-z’s big adventure(s)

Up bright and early for Mirinda’s first trip to the station on the local bus. It also marked the first time that Day-z had been on one as well. It was the first of a few more today. Our first … Continue reading

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Revenge

Anyone who likes a lot of revenge, should see Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. There is not just an awful lot of revenge but it does highlight the stupidity of it. Today was a Weasel outing to the Globe and, having read … Continue reading

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Shock

Mirinda returned to the house for the first time in a month, today. She is still in a bit of shock. Paul and Clive have been busy since Wednesday. The laundry wall has gone (it was in the middle of … Continue reading

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Raf attack

Back to work following the Easter break. I sometimes think it’s a shame that I only work on a Friday because whenever it’s a public holiday, I can’t go to work. To be fair, holidays are usually reserved for Mondays. … Continue reading

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The best wardrobes

When we lived at Haslemere, we had Sliderobes come over and fit our wardrobes. I don’t remember how we found them but we thought they were so good that when we (finally) decided to get wardrobes fitted at Farnham, we … Continue reading

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Cutting grass

I had my hair done today, not before time, so I popped into Flamingo’s on my way back to London. Gordon (who does my hair) is always ready with a story of four and today was no different. We were … Continue reading

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Walking under the Thames

Today being Tuesday meant it was Exhibition Day for me. I had decided that seeing as I went to see Veronese then Hamilton, it was only right that I went to see a contemporary artist for my final week. I’m … Continue reading

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Occasional clouds

Following the rain yesterday (the first for ages) today’s forecast was for occasional clouds with showers. First thing, it was hard to imagine the day was going to be anything but perfectly blue. I headed out for Starbucks and Waitrose … Continue reading

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