Monthly Archives: October 2015

Hope 2015

Tonight, given it was Halloween and we’d rather not be in for the awful little visitors that roam the street looking for rotten teeth, we decided to have our annual Hope and Gratitude dinner. Of course we have a lot … Continue reading

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It’s just not Alice

I belong to the Lewis Carroll Society. I make no apologies and anyone who knows me will understand why. While I’ve been a member for a few years, I’ve yet to attend any society functions. Well, until tonight that is. … Continue reading

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And so shines the light

Suffice it to say that by the end of today, the lamp had a shade on it and everything fitted beautifully. That’s because we returned to the store (again) and I insisted they refund me the money for the shade … Continue reading

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Shade cradle blues

Here’s an object that was created because lamp shade manufacturers are stupid. Or, perhaps it’s the other way around. Perhaps we’re the stupid ones for buying non-standard lamp shades. I can understand having an old lamp that may have non-standard … Continue reading

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Right evil bastard

Tonight I went to the Maltings to see a live streaming of Verdi’s Otello. It was streamed from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. It needs to be noted that it’s Otello rather than Othelo because Verdi was Italian and … Continue reading

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When car meets stream

On the way to the lighting shop, we were suddenly stuck in traffic. As we approached the Coxbridge Roundabout, we could see an ever increasing number of emergency services vehicles. It was quite a scene. It didn’t hold us up … Continue reading

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End of summer

Today was Saint Crispins day. It was also the end of British Summer for this year. This annoyed the dogs who never get the extra hour. Not that they complained about our glorious walk in the park. Saint Crispin never … Continue reading

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DNA Mate

Back when I was roaming the far reaches of New South Wales as Simmo in David Williamson’s The Removalists, one of my lines that always caused more mirth than it deserved was “DNA Mate!” Having beaten up and killed Kenny, … Continue reading

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Coble WY16

When is a Coble not a Coble? When someone who doesn’t know what they’re doing enters them incorrectly on MIMSY and I wind up spending a few hours sorting it out! There were actually three models all up. Two were … Continue reading

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Little John

I took the girls up to the park early this morning because I had a Talking Newspaper session meaning I had to leave at 10. They didn’t mind. Emma spent most of the time chasing her ball while Day-z walked … Continue reading

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