Monthly Archives: January 2017

Universal music

What a day! It was full of tourists, tapas, art nouveau and hats. It all started with a visit to the Palau de la Musica Catalana, a concert hall (basically) designed to within an inch of its life by the … Continue reading

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Lots and lots of dogs

I should have said that the photo last night with us both in it was taken by the waiter at the restaurant where we had dinner. He took quite a few using Mirinda’s Little Friend…but onto today… I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Go go go

We started the day off at Placa Catalunya where Mirinda wore her new Peruvian hat for all to see. Eventually, we caught the Hop On Hop Off bus on the green route. We managed to get as far as the … Continue reading

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No meat, no fish?

John Hurt died today which was rather sad except that he gave us so much pleasure over the years that it’s hard to think that he’s ever truly going to be gone. Not that we had a lot of time … Continue reading

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BioSteel goats

I feel like I have to say that I do rather like the new London buses. When I say ‘new’ I mean the new Travelmaster buses that have been around from 2012, at least. I might be a bit slow … Continue reading

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Double down

Due to a mad bit of mis-scheduling, I was down to present two editions of the Talking Newspaper today. It was because of a swap and my stabby fingers. I’d entered an incorrect date in the phone calendar and didn’t … Continue reading

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Sick up and fed

Mary Tyler Moore died today. There was an interview with Dick van Dyke on Radio 4 and he was full of praise for her amazing comic skills. John Humphrys then asked Dick why he hadn’t worked on his cockney accent … Continue reading

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Technology free

I had to Skype mum from the library this morning because I was expecting a delivery. It’s a birthday/Christmas/Hannakah present for Mirinda from Bob. It arrived while I was Skyping. I considered sending Emma out to receive it but figured … Continue reading

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Garden finally

I managed to do a bit of gardening today. It’s been a while. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Of course it was after I’d been to the gym, gone shopping, walked the dogs and had lunch. I took the girls to … Continue reading

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Sleepy Sunday

Here’s another little video of the puppies going for a walk in the park. I took that the other day but have only just uploaded it to Youtube. After seeing a particular episode of CSI, I decided I should put … Continue reading

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