Monthly Archives: January 2018

Lunchtime spent with Dawn is always a delight

I had lunch with Dawn today. We went to Cote. We were going to the Wheatsheaf but we’ve been there before so I decided we should try Cote instead. It was very full, though, fortunately, not so full that we … Continue reading

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January sunshine always makes me happy

This morning it was very cold when I walked up to the gym. My phone claimed it was -2 and the frost on all the cars was stark testimony to it. Mind you, the paths weren’t slippy at all. The … Continue reading

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Inspired by great artists to become one

Today Mirinda had her management team at the house to throw around some ideas and achieve some sort of innovative consensus. Given I hear enough about the work situation, I decided to make myself scarce. Having made them lunch, I … Continue reading

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Sunday is a fine line in lunch choices

Today we were driving along the A3, returning from dropping Susanne and Rafi at Weybridge, and Mirinda suddenly interrupted her interesting discussion about Innovation in the Workplace, with the suggestion that we should have lunch out. I shook my head … Continue reading

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Final Visitors

Susanne and Rafi visited us today. They will be our final guests since November. Though, to be fair, we have had a fortnight break. Having them come for dinner means I was cooking for most of the day. Mirinda wanted … Continue reading

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Small facts, big stories

The place of the individual in human history, in my mind, is more important than the big events that shape the world. To understand the individual, no matter who or what or why, is to understand the time and the … Continue reading

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The HP moon

What a difference a day makes. Well, most of the day anyway. We did get caught in a bit of a squall late on but otherwise the day was bright and blue and full of sun. Not that it was … Continue reading

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Georgina in the night invokes #FBPE

We were visited by Storm Georgina overnight. I know because she woke me up with her pitter battering of the window. As I lay awake, glorying in her puff and for no reason other than wakefulness, I started thinking about … Continue reading

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Yucky day

Today started wet and drizzly and didn’t really improve. This is despite the fact that the Met Bureau claimed the weather would improve after 11am. Ha! That certainly wasn’t the case in Farnham. Just look at the Avenue of Trees … Continue reading

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Shelving issues

Today I went up to the flat to put some small shelves on a wall for the placement of Mirinda’s wooden birds. Like all of these things, a job that should have taken about an hour and been really, really … Continue reading

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