Monthly Archives: April 2018

When gardeners go rogue

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Two is enough

Last week, at lunch, Dawn asked me if I ever missed theatre. Obviously there are times, I told her but generally, no. Then we go out and see something like the play we saw tonight and I really, really miss … Continue reading

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Domestically challenged

A lot of today was spent in the kitchen as I prepared the moussaka, made some cream cheese and whey in preparation for some more sauerkraut and made mayonnaise. Sadly the mayonnaise was an abject failure so I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Friday rain

Sometime in the dark silences of the night I was woken by a strange sound. As is usual for these things, it started to disturb me while I was still somewhere in Dreamland. It then grew until it took over … Continue reading

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Gin and giggles

Today I had a Farnham edition of the Talking Newspaper so off I set, collected the papers, a coffee then walked on to the studio. Fortunately the weather was perfect for a good walk. I had an excellent group of … Continue reading

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Garden Life

We had a special, mid-week visit from the gardeners today. The reason for this is because Gardener Dave and his wife have been gifted a special all day spa visit. It’s a present from their daughter. Gardener Dave is worried … Continue reading

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Worse job in the navy

Today, at the dockyard library, I entered a lot of volumes mainly concerned with naval and marine terminology. One of these books was the Navy List of 1766…though it was a 2001 reprint with a few explanatory notes helpfully provided … Continue reading

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Not quite Haslemere

After going to the gym first thing, I took the girls for an early walk. The park was quite full of people and their dogs. I’m not sure why. I much prefer our normal walk at 1pm when we’re almost … Continue reading

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In the spring garden

Today was perfect for spending in the garden…and mostly that’s what we did. While I went to the shops then the market, Mirinda put in a good two hours, spreading our homegrown compost over everything that needed it. She also … Continue reading

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Lovely day for Loseley

Tonight we had a horrendous storm. There were huge flashes of lightning and massive, wall trembling rumblings of thunder. There was also a bit of torrential rain. It was an amazing end to a perfect day. The day began with … Continue reading

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