Monthly Archives: October 2017

The final goodbye

Today I went up to the Science Museum, possibly for the last time. I went up to collect my books and, of course, to say goodbye to Nick at Work. As Mirinda said this morning, “It’s probably the last time … Continue reading

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All the news…almost

I’m including a few photos I took along the way today so they don’t necessarily match anything in the text. I just like them, is all. I had an early Talking Newspaper today. It was the Farnham edition which means … Continue reading

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Not old! Not sexy!

So, for the last few months, the NHS has been trying to get me into the hospital for another round of bottom invasion. For various reasons (unwillingness being one of them) I’ve not been able to schedule it properly. This … Continue reading

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Lunch with Dawn

After the gym and after Skype, I took a very pleasant bus ride across to Haslemere to have lunch with Dawn. It was her turn so we ate at The Mill which is definitely my second favourite pub (at the … Continue reading

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Saharan skies

The worst storm to hit the UK in, like, forever! Hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland and caused all sorts of serious damage. There were three fatalities (two from trees falling on cars and the third from someone chainsawing a tree that … Continue reading

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Still not a normal Sunday

We’re still hanging out to have an actual complete weekend together. Since returning from Provence, it’s just not happened at all. This weekend looked like being The One but then a very important meeting popped up first thing on Monday … Continue reading

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Careful! Children running!

Overheard in Waitrose: 8 YEAR OLD: Mum? Mum? Mum? How will we know where to go? Mum? MUM! MUM! How will we know where to go, mum? How? MUM: It’s Farnham Park, darling, how hard can it be to find? … Continue reading

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More about food

Tonight I made roast sea bass and Mediterranean vegetables. It’s an Antony Worrall Thompson recipe that I’ve adapted to be less carby. It’s another simple recipe which was very good as I’d spent a huge swadge of the day cleaning … Continue reading

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78.7

I forgot to mention yesterday that Una Stubbs was in the audience. Obviously she knows Martin Freeman from Sherlock and would go and see him. While that’s nothing special it did cause a Scottish couple from Glasgow to start up … Continue reading

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Love Labour! Lost.

I do like a bit of alliteration. It reminds me of a story that Pete Parsons told me a while ago. When he was in little school, his teacher would call all the boys by just their surnames apart from … Continue reading

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