Monthly Archives: June 2018

All around the garden

After the longest time (we reckon it’s probably around 18 months) Mirinda has come down with a cold. Our better living regime has helped keep her healthy but eventually, the common cold gets us all. And, before anyone thinks it … Continue reading

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Uncovering lives

Today, rather than highlight the poor chap who lost his life in France, I thought I’d write more about his family. Naturally I’ll include him as well given he was a major part but not just the fact that he … Continue reading

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Lost and found

And another day out of the house for me. It’s been a week of them so far and isn’t about to change too soon. Today I was presenting the Haslemere and Liphook edition of the Talking Newspaper which means leaving … Continue reading

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Uncovering dead Romans

A few weeks ago I spotted a Tweet regarding the current exhibition at the Museum of London, Docklands. For several reasons I really wanted to go. Firstly, the last exhibition (Crossrail) had been superb, secondly, I really like the Museum … Continue reading

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Ships and boys

If there’s a worse WiFi than the one on South Western Railways, I really do not want to use it. I use it the SWR one on Tuesdays on my way to Portsmouth mainly because the 4G signal isn’t consistent. … Continue reading

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The hedge bed year 7

I spent most of today in the garden though not exactly doing much gardening. Okay, I did plant six sweet peas around the base of the new windmill, but the rest of my work was concerned with maintenance and construction. … Continue reading

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Sunday in bed with Gaz

Suffering because of yesterday I spent most of the day in bed. An awful waste but I think I’m coming down with a cold so probably the best place for me. It wasn’t just the alcohol, it was because of … Continue reading

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Dislocated shoelace

Australia lost their opening game of the World Cup today. They were very unlucky. They were playing a French team that was expected to win but didn’t exactly play like a winning team. The Socceroos were all over them, threatening … Continue reading

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Welsh mining

It was another productive day at Woking, though it didn’t start off so well. Normally, when I turn up, there’s someone in the office to open the security door for me but not this morning. When this happens I have … Continue reading

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A wheel spinning Shakespeare

Handlebards is a group of performers who present Shakespeare in quite an original way. And, while it may seem a little odd, it makes the Elizabethen more than a little accessible to a modern audience. The women we saw performing … Continue reading

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