Monthly Archives: March 2015

Beds continued

A big day for Emma today. Her very first dental extraction, something we’ve never had to have for a dog before. So, as soon as Mirinda had left for work, I hitched them both up and we walked around to … Continue reading

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Sick continued

A day spent mostly doing nothing. Mirinda was on the road to recovery while I continued downhill. Woke up feeling lousy but went shopping as usual. When I reached home again, I collapsed on the lounge and didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Sick

For the last week, Mirinda has had a rather lethal cold. Up until today, I’d managed to keep it at bay. But, ike all determined germs, this one has caught up with me. It started with a blocked nose and … Continue reading

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Not just fish

Everyone knows about the Great Exhibition of 1851. Prince Albert’s genius idea to showcase the brilliance that had grown from the fledgling roots of the Industrial Revolution. How many of the objects featured in the exhibition became part of the … Continue reading

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Beds

Today saw the first steps towards making our garden once more a haven on fine days. After the devastation visited upon it by the builders throughout 2014, it needs anything we can throw at. So we threw Chris. Chris the … Continue reading

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Beans and cheese

Heinz announced its intended merger with Kraft today. If the merger goes through (and there’s no reason to think it won’t) it will make the new Kraft Heinz Company, the fifth largest food company in the world. The biggest food … Continue reading

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New York for the squirrels

This morning, walking back from the shops, I watched as a woman tried, in vain, to get her retriever to come back. “Sophie!” She yelled, “Sophie, come here!” Clearly, Sophie was more interested in chasing the squirrels as they darted … Continue reading

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Flat cleaning

Before I go on about my day, an update on yesterday’s park mugging. It wasn’t in the cow pasture, as the Bush Telegraph would have us believe. It was on the troll bridge, along the all weather path. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Hankley Gorse

Today was perfect for a walk over Hankley. And so that is exactly what we did. The sky was blue, there was no wind and, while there were a few people about, it wasn’t crowded. And, as a salute to … Continue reading

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Finished fence and sausage rolls

Carl came round this morning, as promised, and finished the fence. Mirinda went off to guitar class so I waited with the dogs for her return. While I waited I made sausage rolls for our lunch. I used Delia’s mother-in-law’s … Continue reading

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