Monthly Archives: July 2015

I’d rather eat Johnson, sir!

I think it’s fair to say that Sir John Franklin was in love with the Arctic. He kept returning on expedition after expedition, trying to find the North-West Passage and failing each time. Eventually he became part of the Arctic, … Continue reading

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Saved by the bank

Being a Thursday (and not having a Talking Newspaper) today was all about the housework. Being something that rarely (if ever) varies, it made an interesting change when I had a strange text message. When I receive text messages or … Continue reading

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Swollen toe

Well, I didn’t get off as unscathed from yesterday’s tumble as I thought. I have a swollen toe. It’s not pleasant. This is a bit more pleasant. It’s one of the wide swathes cut by the tractor throughout the park, … Continue reading

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Garden tour

Well, the rain seems to have gone. Today we had a lot of sun distributed between the grey clouds and quite chilly wind. It felt good to be once more working in the garden with the sun to warm me … Continue reading

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Flowers

There was an improvement in the weather today. Though it was a bit drizzly at times, it was mostly dry. This meant I could work in the garden AND take the girls for a walk. The day started earlier than … Continue reading

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0% chance of dry

I ask anyone reading this to spare a thought for the organisers of the Garden Show at Loseley Park. After rain on Friday, it also rained almost all today. Rather than three days, their enterprise only enjoyed one. I should … Continue reading

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0% chance of rain

It’s not often you come across Absolutes. The risk of being wrong is far too high a possibility that it’s rare to find a pin point prediction. Even psychics tend to fluff around the time of events and they can … Continue reading

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Cecilia

What a horrid rainy day it was today. Not just in South Kensington but it also didn’t stop in Farnham. The rain was so bad that Embankment Station flooded on my way home. At lunchtime, I was tempted to stay … Continue reading

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Emma & Nick in London

Today I met up with Emma and Nick for a beer (or four). They are visiting the UK from the Sunshine Coast and seem to be thoroughly enjoying themselves. They especially loved Edinburgh though they weren’t so keen on Hayes. … Continue reading

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Not understanding fiction

We’ve been watching 24. We’ve watched series 1-5 and presently we’re close to the end of the truly awful series 6. Now, while it’s quite clearly the worst one so far, it has thrown up some interesting facts. Most notably … Continue reading

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