Monthly Archives: August 2018

Tiles done

Given that the weather was forecast to be lovely today, I decided to stay home and finish the terrace. It was the right call. Okay, I didn’t get to start Panel 4 of the Farnham War Memorial but Kirsty sent … Continue reading

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Scrubber

Today was glorious. Just perfect for hanging washing on the line and scrubbing the terrace tiles. The washing dried as it should and the tiles took a bit longer. Still, the result was worth the effort. End of the day … Continue reading

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Independent puppy

Today in the park we met an inquisitive Jack Russell. I didn’t catch his name so I’m going to call him Jack. Jack seemed to be very independent. He didn’t have an obvious owner. A chap who I think WAS … Continue reading

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Rather annoying

Being a Tuesday I was up, dressed and out by 07:10 and headed for the bus stop. I then switched to a train or two and wound up in Portsmouth. As usual I announced myself and walked through to the … Continue reading

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A rather scary roller coaster

Today I went up to the flat to clean. I haven’t been for ages, mostly because Mirinda has been working every week day. Today, however, was a bank holiday Monday and the perfect opportunity to go up. One excellent aspect … Continue reading

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Sunday rain

Neil Simon died today! He brought me so many laughs. My directorial debut was a production of The Good Doctor, a series of dramatised stories written by Anton Chekhov and adapted by Simon. Then, a few years later, I directed … Continue reading

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The big two oh

As part of her DBA, Mirinda has been interviewing graduates. In order to gather statistics the intention is to reduce the interview transcriptions to qualitative data using a software tool. Finding enough respondents is always difficult but she has been … Continue reading

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Too many Heads

Today my researching led me down a strange track. I was looking for a couple of William Heads who lived in Hale. At around the same time there were, in fact, three chaps called William Head living in Hale. Two … Continue reading

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Inconsiderate pig

As I walked into Farnham this morning, I’d not long left our street when I started smelling something foul. It was as if someone was burning a disgusting mass of lethal plastic, hair and green leaves. The smell didn’t vanish … Continue reading

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Improving puppy

Freya’s condition (whatever that is) appears to be very slowly improving. Like Mrs Bennett, she has taken to her bed but during the brief forays on her feet, she is steadily getting steadier. The big test was going to be … Continue reading

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