Monthly Archives: February 2016

Spring, Moreau and Shakespeare

Before I go any further (that’s not hard when I’ve not started writing yet…still) I forgot that we went to an antiques market yesterday. It was at St Honore’s Place and Mirinda made her first Paris antique purchase! Two plates. … Continue reading

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Unexpected brass – non-existent jazz

In the early hours of this morning we were rudely awoken by a smoke alarm. We didn’t know it was a smoke alarm at the time, thinking it was some ridiculous car alarm going off but, this morning, we were … Continue reading

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Impromptu Paris

It’s always lovely waking up in Paris. We arrived on the Eurostar last night, checking in to the lovely Maison Athenee just after 10:30. We’re here because Mirinda has a work thing on Monday so she suggested we make a … Continue reading

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Throttling

A lot of people think we’re living in a very dangerous age. That’s undoubtedly true what with deluded religious zealots shoving the imaginary words of their equally imaginary overlords down our throats with as much non-imaginary violence as possible. The … Continue reading

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Starting construction

Freya had a bit of a fright today. Perhaps it will teach her to be a little less trusting of other dogs. Though I doubt it. There’s this guy who has four big working dogs. While I haven’t seen him … Continue reading

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Not a trim then

What a glorious day it was today. Sparkling sunshine glinting off the acres of mud in the park, smiling faces on almost every chilly face. The perfect day for such an important event in Freya’s life. This morning I took … Continue reading

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Hum drum

Back to painting today and the priming is almost complete. It occurred to us tonight that with only two, the kennel is going to be very roomy. Emma and Freya could have their own rooms and not the bunk beds … Continue reading

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Kennel

About the only truly constructive thing I managed today was continuing to undercoat the kennel. It’s still not completely covered but it should be tomorrow. While the weather didn’t show a lot of promise early on (I stood in the … Continue reading

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Sunday at Hankley

While not the brightest of days, it didn’t rain so a trip to Hankley was a definite must. The fact that we’d already walked at Farnham Heath (Friday) and Frensham (Saturday) this weekend made it a no brainer, really. Unexpectedly, … Continue reading

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Tonight we went to the newest Bel & the Dragon, the one at Odiham. We initially booked it to celebrate the anniversary of our arrival in the UK. Given what happened this week, we also celebrated Day-z’s life. Earlier in … Continue reading

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