Monthly Archives: April 2016

Negotiating the deviation

Another fine sailing saw us arrive in St Malo early Saturday morning. Getting our stuff together we set off for the self service for my essential coffee. While sitting charging my phone using my egg, we were joined by a … Continue reading

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International dance day?

Little did this pair of innocent faces know what was in store for them. When I left them at the kennel, Emma really didn’t like me leaving her . Her tail went down and a deep sadness was in her … Continue reading

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The Internet returns

“Is that the suave Gary?” Asked Ann as I walked out of the Talking Newspaper studio. “Suave? I was going for disheveled,” I answered. “Well, you’ve certainly pegged that!” Replied Rosemary with a delightful sparkle in her eye. The reason … Continue reading

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The end of the Limited Edition

What an odd day. Unexpectedly the Internet went off today. Okay not the whole Internet just my little bit of it. Things started going a bit odd in the afternoon when I was trying to update the blog software. It … Continue reading

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Mysterious iron tree fence

On the news today there was a lovely little story about a dog called Pero (I kept thinking the announcer was saying Peril, which would have been delightfully ironic). He is a four year old sheep dog from the Welsh … Continue reading

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Sad day for BHS

After more than 80 years and with debts of over £1,000,000, British Home Stores have gone into administration. There’s also a pensions shortfall in excess of £500,000,000. It’s very grim news for the 11,000 employees and the end of another … Continue reading

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Hankley

It’s been ages since we’ve walked at Hankley. The main reasons for this awful omission are because we’ve both had colds and the weather. This morning, however, we were both well and the sky looked promising. So, off to Hankley … Continue reading

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Football

Today was the last home game of the season for the Never Quite Mighty Shots. Rafi wanted to go again. Who am I to argue? I mean, really. I only do it so Suzanne can have a few free hours … Continue reading

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Marvellous models

1952 was Leonardo da Vinci’s 500th birthday. Rather than make a cake, a bunch of people from Milan decided to build a load of models based on the Master’s drawings. Many people believe Leonardo was the first to propose a … Continue reading

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Pug boy

Today was the Queen’s 90th birthday. Her real birthday rather than the one we get a holiday for. One house in our street had a big flag hanging out of an upstairs window. Obviously a fan. As well as Elizabeth … Continue reading

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