Monthly Archives: May 2019

A poetic end

Today saw an end to the seemingly endless collection of poetry books for seamen. It was with great relief that I grabbed the next book on the pile and it turned out to be The Ships of the Royal Navy … Continue reading

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Stepping stones

Today I had a long list of gardening tasks to complete so, after an excellent gymtastic start to the day, I headed out for the assault. Well, actually, I put a load of washing out first THEN I headed out … Continue reading

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The Lushingtons

We had a very important delivery arriving today and someone had to be here for it. Mirinda was working from home in the morning, ahead of leaving for Book Group after lunch and I had the gym then shopping. It … Continue reading

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Beehive completion

Sometimes things go wrong. It’s important to remember that before getting angry and throwing your laptop across the room. I’m saying that to remind myself that the fact that this marks the second time writing this post is just one … Continue reading

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The day Mirinda didn’t take me to Chawton with her

Today was mostly spent in the garden apart from my trip into town to buy a whole load of meat from the butcher where the discussion revolved mostly around cricket. Who am I kidding; it was ALL about cricket. As … Continue reading

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A very helpful hand

Today, being a Friday, meant work though not before going to the gym then shopping. And, I’m glad to say that the gym was not as crowded as the last Friday I went. Mirinda had thought it was because it … Continue reading

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Would you like rat with that?

I had a Farnham Talking Newspaper today which means leaving early with no chance for gym, dog walk or anything much. I did manage to do a load of washing and put it on the line, hoping the good weather … Continue reading

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In the RN, salt used to be called Lot’s wife

Last Sunday I discovered some lo-carb noodles. Rather than normal flour, they are made with konjac flour and, therefore, carb free. Last night I decided to try them in a Chez Gaz ramen. They worked very well. This means that … Continue reading

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Beehives

Neighbour Dave was telling me the other day that, when they had their mini-extension built (at the same time as we had our maxi-extension built) the builder removed a redundant pipe from their wall. This left a hole in their … Continue reading

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Doris day

Doris Day died today. She was 97, something I know only too well given her birthday was ‘celebrated’ for what felt like a week at the residential care home where mum lives. At the time I thought it was because … Continue reading

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