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The long drive east

After a morning that consisted of taking the dogs to Sue, shopping for lunch, planting some mid-winter fire dogwood and eating lunch, we packed and headed off for Mirinda’s Mystery Birthday Break. Just over an hour later we arrived at … Continue reading

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Reading marmalade

Last weekend I asked Mirinda what kind of cake she’d like for her birthday. After a bit of umming and ahhing, I handed her a cake cookbook and asked her to choose one. She was rather taken with a Marmalade … Continue reading

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Hope, gratitude & happy birthday

Tonight we went to Bel and the Dragon for our annual Hope Dinner. It was combined with my birthday. In the morning, Mirinda had guitar class while I waited in for a parcel that didn’t arrive. Once she’d returned home, … Continue reading

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Birthday, pizza and beer

Given it was my birthday today, I decided to have a bit of a bludge day. I also decided to have my favourites for dinner. Mind you, it’s not like I didn’t actually do anything. I swept the tons of … Continue reading

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Twenty

No work this week as Mirinda had to be at work, following her trip to Leicester, so I spent the day in the country. A bit ironic when you consider that it’s been Volunteers Week in the UK. Speaking of … Continue reading

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A world repository

255 years ago today, the British Museum opened its doors for the first time. It was the first public museum in the world and continues to be one of the best. It’s all the fault of Sir Hans Sloane and … Continue reading

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Birthday food

What a horrid day! The rain drizzled down virtually non-stop. We stayed inside. This was an excellent decision for two reasons. Obviously because of the rain but also because Mirinda seems to have picked up a cold from somewhere. She … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Dad!

Unlike Lizzie Bennett, Dad reckons he turned 28 today…which makes me a pretty amazing six year old. I normally ring Mum and Dad on a Tuesday but, due to a bit of mass organising day yesterday (Mirinda’s impending Miami trip … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner

Tonight we went to the Spotted Cow to, belatedly, celebrate my birthday. However, before we left, Mirinda presented me with two birthday presents. A butter dish (which I desperately needed, having smashed the lid of the old one and using … Continue reading

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How to celebrate a birthday

Yesterday I just missed (by 10 minutes) a delivery from Amazon and the appalling DPD Couriers. They thrust a rather obtuse card through the letter box which, on one hand, was saying I didn’t have to do anything for the … Continue reading

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