Monthly Archives: March 2019

We must not look at goblin men

Morning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry:“Come buy our orchard fruits,Come buy, come buy:”   This afternoon we visited the Watt’s Gallery exhibition on Christina Rossetti, sister of Gabriel Dante and an incredible poet. At one stage I was enchanted by … Continue reading

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Reggie Robinsod

I have always loved the work of Tom Stoppard. The Real Thing (I really should have played Henry!) is one of my favourite plays after all. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a work of genius and who doesn’t like … Continue reading

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16 strings go south of the border

Today I worked from home and managed to finish off the Hale Memorial. To be fair, there were only two soldiers to research and a load I’d already done that needed adding but I still managed to finish. Now it … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Hockey?

Normally when I have an Alton edition of the Talking Newspaper, I’ll not go to the gym. That’s so I can take the girls for a walk before I leave at midday. However, having Mirinda at home for the week … Continue reading

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All the nice girls?

Portsmouth Harbour was a bit choppy today with the remains of Storm Gareth bidding the country a blowy farewell. It didn’t rain, which was good. Dragging my seedy self out of the house was bad enough without having to do … Continue reading

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Daddy Lynden

Before discussing my day I feel I haven’t said what I really think of the wifi on board the SWR trains. Sketchy at the best of times, non-existent at the worst, it is as reliable as a bucket with a … Continue reading

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Comings and goings and touring Australia

First thing this morning I headed up to Starbucks to have a coffee with Lizzy. She has been wanting to tell me her exciting news for months now but our times just haven’t been in conjunction. We met at 8 … Continue reading

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Colour co-ordination

I was sitting in Starbucks this morning, drinking my latte and typing when a woman came in, fresh from jogging. Actually that’s an assumption but she did look like she’d been out doing some sort of physical exercise. I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Leaving the rain behind us

Up and about early this morning as Mirinda wanted to get a couple of hours work in before we headed home. I sat with a couple of coffees and typed up yesterday’s post before heading round the cottage locating all … Continue reading

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Women’s Day 2019

I discovered this morning that every International Women’s Day, the comedian Richard Herring goes on a one man crusade to answer all the morons on Twitter who loudly tweet “How come men don’t get a day?” He sometimes, quite politely, … Continue reading

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