Monthly Archives: April 2015

Goodbye Sidney, hello Max

Anyone who knows me will verify that I have little interest in cars. I have always seen them as a means to get from A to B and beyond that, I’ve just never been interested. I find it utterly bewildering … Continue reading

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All weather Chris

This morning I took charge of a rotovator. It turned up just before Chris (and new guy Gus) drove up. At the same time, Rodney decided to pop in for a visit (and ate all the dog biscuits). Madness reigned … Continue reading

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An FSI for Emma

Arriving home after our walk today, I realised that Emma’s usual honeycomb coloured coat had a few very smelly streaks of black through it. One very tentative sniff told me everything I needed to know: for the first time in … Continue reading

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Mad gardening

On Wednesday, Chris the gardener is coming round to dig, prepare and lay our new wildflower meadow (if a meadow can actually be quite small) in the bed currently known as Emma’s Jungle. In preparation, I have two days to … Continue reading

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Good Earth

Our last morning in Edinburgh saw us both sitting, bleary eyed at breakfast, Nicktor having the added burden of a hangover. “Never again,” He said, knowing this was clearly a lie to make his brain feel better. We left Masson … Continue reading

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Designated adult

Following a less than adequate period of sleep, I met Nicktor for an 8am breakfast where he told me how he’d left his window open all night and flooded the bedroom carpet with rain. He’d tried his best to mop … Continue reading

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Edinburgh 2: The Return

This weekend marked our second trip to Edinburgh to visit with Mark and go and see his football team, Dunfermline Athletic, the Pars. By ‘we’ I mean Nicktor and me. We set off ridiculously early this morning for our second … Continue reading

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Beauty defined

I haven’t been to an exhibition for ages so, when Mirinda said she’d be working from home today, I immediately booked myself into the British Museum to see Defining Beauty. The exhibition takes a lot of Greek statues and puts … Continue reading

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Not from Amsterdam

Mirinda decided to commute today. She had a meeting in Kilburn that ended shortly after lunch so she decided to work the rest of the day from home. I, meanwhile, went a bit mad in the garden. I moved a … Continue reading

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Monthly clean

Today Mirinda had Book Group so I took off, up to the flat, for the monthly clean. It was another beautiful day. The Co-op clearly thinks the Canary Central branch is going to be a real winner. They are pouring … Continue reading

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