Monthly Archives: September 2018

Schnaffel-Flaps

History has a way of never running quite true sometimes. One only has to look at the current state of America to realise that’s the way of things these days. Too many outlets, each with a different version of the … Continue reading

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Long and the short, the old and the blind

Today was Darren’s Day or D-Day as we should probably more accurately call it. From Sainte-Mere-Eglise to Arramanche, we toured the Normandy landing sights (and sites) in order to flood ourselves in that glorious victory. We (Mirinda and I) toured … Continue reading

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Hope swings eternal

Today was rather big. We managed to see quite a few things and eat a lot of food. There was also some beer and wine and cidre and, eventually, gin. It was a good day but a long one. The … Continue reading

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Ride on mower craziness

If you happen to be in Caen, just behind the station, and in need of some food, you could do a lot worse than pop into Le Bistrot Saint Michel (6 Rue Saint Michel). Fabulous food with only a few … Continue reading

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Seat affiliation

Today was all about preparation for a trip down to Battle in order to go to Caen tomorrow on the Short Weasel Holiday. There was shopping to do so that Mirinda would not be like Old Mother Hubbard in my … Continue reading

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Early adopters? Pah!

At work today I was cataloguing a shelf of books mainly discussing warfare and strategy. Naturally, most of them were concerned with the British navy though, obviously they also dealt with other navies in order to discuss the RN in … Continue reading

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Not forgotten

A while ago I realised it had been some time since I’d seen Sally out and about. Sally who lives in our street with her dog, Millie. She had been getting a bit forgetful with the onset of dementia. A few … Continue reading

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The County Show part II

There’s three parts to the Surrey County Show each year. The show itself at the end of May then, as the northern hemisphere turns Autumnal, the Game and Country Fair at Loseley and the Ploughing Match takes place. This morning … Continue reading

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Very Moorish

Today, through rain and a slight chill in the air, I travelled into London to attend my first ever production of Shakespeare’s Othello. Weasel time! Mind you, I have seen the Verdi opera and I do know the story but, … Continue reading

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Autumn blown in

Today it was all a bit gloomy with some pretty ferocious winds. As we walked down the Avenue of Trees, birds were flying off in all directions and not because they wanted to. I wasn’t at work today because I … Continue reading

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