Tag Archives: Carmen

Carmen’s last walk

Today we went to Frensham and went on Carmen’s Last Walk around the pond. Mirinda pointed out all the spots where they stopped last Saturday. The day was glorious and made a fitting farewell to my lovely Carmelita. A lot … Continue reading

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A view to hang in

Today I accompanied Dawn on one of her archaeological visits. Since returning to her PhD studies, she’s been visiting neolithic monuments. She writes her visits up on her blog, Past Rambles. You can read her post here. Because her write … Continue reading

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New laptop

Mum and Dad’s PC has been really, really annoying lately. It just turns itself off whenever it feels like it. It’s almost as if some mischievous demon has decided to move into the hard drive, delighting in irritating the humans…the … Continue reading

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The scaredy cat poodle

I returned from Farnham to be told by Paul that the poodles had managed to escape from the Heras fencing. They were fine and he’d locked them in the house. Day-z is skinny enough to crawl under the very narrow … Continue reading

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Talking about god

This morning, in Starbucks, I was unfortunately sat beside two guys talking about god and how much they pray. Seriously weird people. One of them was talking about how, when he wants to feel the presence of god, he puts … Continue reading

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Dreck

This morning, I was lying on the long lounge, sipping my coffee, Radio 4 pleasantly droning away, when there was a sudden, extremely loud clap of thunder directly over the house. Carmen, who was sitting on the armchair, suddenly popped … Continue reading

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In preparation

Tomorrow, David is starting the decoration of the main bedroom so most of today was spent clearing the room out. Originally I’d asked him to give me a hand moving the new bed but, late in the day, I managed … Continue reading

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Bogs away!

First up, here’s the chest of drawers in daylight. Now we just have to decide what to put on the top for the decoupage. Last week we were thinking pictures of birds taken from the RSPB magazine but this week … Continue reading

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Nicktor evening

I’ve posted before about how Carmen always guards the groceries when they’re delivered. She will lie on the parquetry floor of the hall and wait until I put them away. So, it was with little fear that I rushed in … Continue reading

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Tweet of the day

Announced today on Radio 4: a new programme, called Tweet of the Day, is to be broadcast before the Today Programme starts at 6am. It will feature the calls, habits and history of English song birds. The first month will … Continue reading

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