Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pride of the fleet

Today was an exceptionally good day. Ten days ago I just happened to be watching Twitter when a tweet came in, talking about HMS Bulwark and giving a link. I clicked the link and discovered about the open day. I … Continue reading

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Sex dolls & garbage

We all consume. Food, drink, television, movies, air, strange cults…no one is immune. Actually, if we didn’t consume, we’d be dead. And, given we’re not, I guess that means, we consume. Over-consumption can be a problem. It can lead to … Continue reading

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Ms Reynard

This morning, when I took Day-z along the Bluebell Walk for her ablute, I spotted a couple of fox cubs. They were playing around and on top of, an old bit of tree. Of course, Day-z was busy staring at … Continue reading

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Sparky and the plumbers

Today, being a Wednesday, was house and site meeting day. It was slightly different to normal as I had to take a suitcase full of our possessions over as well as Day-z. Day-z was very fortunate in not having to … Continue reading

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A sad hero

It was another rubbish weather day in Frensham. It wasn’t too bad early on but the day descended to one long drizzly cloud of water. Miserable. And technology let me down first thing when I tried to Skype with mum … Continue reading

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Professional pea podding

Today was, basically, a wash out. The rain didn’t stop. So we did. As Mirinda said at lunch time, “I’m glad we had such a busy day yesterday.” We did pack most of our stuff up and take it to … Continue reading

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Four years ago

On 8 August 2010, we went to Farringdon and visited a garden at Berry Cottage. That was then. Today we went to Farringdon and visited Berry Cottage again. Of course that was after our usual Sunday roast at the Holly … Continue reading

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Darkness all around

So, something is wrong with the servers where our website is hosted. This is very, very annoying. It means I can’t post to the blog or update Mirinda’s reading group. ARGHHHHHH! Naturally I reported it as soon as I noticed … Continue reading

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Come blow the horn

In 1929, Roger Denman commissioned a loudspeaker to be built. Nothing so amazing in that except that the loudspeaker was to be 27 feet long, 7ft at the big end and just over 1″ at the little end. And it … Continue reading

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Stupid rain

We managed to get wet a few times today. Fortunately we missed the thunderstorms that struck London…or they missed us, I suppose. It was one of those awkward days when the clouds blow in, rain a bit then blow away … Continue reading

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