Monthly Archives: February 2019

Día de Andalucía

The ten week gaps between cockerpoo haircuts seem to be getting shorter. At least that’s what the puppies think, if their shaking and carrying on is anything to go by. Nevertheless, Kate dragged them off all shaggy and returned them … Continue reading

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Alex and Pat

A year ago today, I managed to get caught in a number of snow flurries. The temperature struggled to reach zero. While today was not record breaking it was still a stunning February day with the temperature close to 20 … Continue reading

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Feet by Elsa

Today at Kew Gardens, the temperature reached 21.2°. This is the hottest February day in Britain ever.  And the hottest winter day ever as well. The Met bureau reckons this is the end of the record breaking February heat and … Continue reading

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Three stripes, you’re out

Today in Wales, the temperature reached 20.6°. This is the hottest February day in Britain ever.  And the hottest winter day ever as well. The day was glorious. So glorious that I made a start on the terrace tiles. But … Continue reading

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Early spring

Today in North Wales, the temperature reached 19°. This is the hottest February day in Britain ever. And, while it wasn’t that hot here, it was hot enough for me to remove my fleece and put a pair of shorts … Continue reading

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Crocheted modesty

This morning I set off to the shops nice and early. Mirinda was driving back from her meeting in Bath (and visit with Sophie and Tom) and I wanted to be home when she returned. So I dragged my trolley … Continue reading

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Slate exportation

Today I spent a while researching a chap called John Scott Huxley. (A family legend has it that they were related to Sir Walter Scott so nearly every male had ‘Scott’ as a middle name. I should add that I’ve … Continue reading

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My new friend

I woke up to a very sick boiler this morning. My plan had been to go to the gym then into town but the boiler had other plans. It had an error message and the top bit was making awful … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of building work going on in Farnham at the moment. There’s the two big projects (Brightwells and Woolmead) of course but there’s also some smaller jobs dotted around. Clearly the building trade is doing okay here. One … Continue reading

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Acting a caricature

Years ago I read a Pinter play called The Dumb Waiter. I wanted to take it to festivals but never did anything beyond the reading. I can’t remember why. Even so, it’s a one act play I’ve always liked. Until … Continue reading

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