Monthly Archives: July 2014

Everything’s big in America

To celebrate our penultimate bus trip, Day-z decided to throw up on my lap this morning. Talk about embarrassing…and smelly. I blame myself. Yesterday, the vet gave me some antibiotics for her. While it’s fine at night because I can … Continue reading

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Bob IS a jinx!

Today, just after 1pm, a delivery truck turned up in Canary Wharf. About 15 stress filled minutes later, I received a one word text: “Success.” I released a sigh of relief that had been bottled up inside me for at … Continue reading

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Not sleeping…reading

Another day in the garden, toiling under the hot sun, occasionally pausing for water and a skerrick of shade. Poor Clive (though he had Robbie mixing his cement today) worked on the terracing down the side of the extension. He … Continue reading

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Mr Granite

I can’t believe how ungrateful our roses are. To be completely fair, it’s only the purple roses. To be precise, the bush that used to sit outside the kitchen window and had the most divine scent. When I moved it, … Continue reading

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Reclamation

Today we visited the wonderful Arthur Swallow Decorative Home and Salvage Show at Loseley Park. It was a lovely day for it, with the added benefit of dogs being allowed. To be honest, I think Day-z was a bit baffled … Continue reading

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Romanos graviter

Today was the second Weasel outing to the Globe for 2014. We saw Julius Caesar which I’ve been looking forward to seeing. It’s possibly the one Shakespeare play I know really well, the reason being that our English teacher thought … Continue reading

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The eye of the storm

Today was all about the water butts. Firstly I had to build a little stand (out of bricks) for the New Water Butt (NWB) and make sure it was sitting flat (as opposed to level). This took me quite a … Continue reading

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Is Bob a jinx?

It seems that the saga of the fridge freezer has yet to finish happily. Poor Bob stayed at the flat from 11 – 1:30 today, waiting patiently for its arrival. At 1:30 he texted to say it had yet to … Continue reading

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Freedom for granted

It was another long, hot day in the garden for me with a very pleasant interlude spent in the park. I managed to weed and clean up the ex-nettle bed and made a big start on the beds outside the … Continue reading

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Gardening at last

I should mention that Dave the Builder has gone away to France for a couple of weeks. For that reason, I’m going over to the house every day. Just to keep an eye on things and be on hand for … Continue reading

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