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Finch rescue

Mirinda went to a conference today. Naturally she drove Max. Meanwhile I stayed home and worked in my office and in the garden. In the office, I was working on this years photographic competition winners. It’s for the U3A website … Continue reading

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Christmas prep

“Wow! It smells a lot like Christmas in here!” Said Builder Dave when he arrived to complete the extension once and for all. Today was all about cooking for Christmas. Armed with my Delia timetable and recipe book, I spent … Continue reading

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Nearly there

PD James died today. She was 94 and it’s safe to say, she wasn’t the victim of foul play. A lot of people who have loved her crime fiction are now in mourning. While in the Southern Hemisphere, the most … Continue reading

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Kate drops by

Now that the extension is officially finished, we thought it time to invite our architect around to have look at what she’d wrought. So, at 2pm, Kate knocked at the door. Her first reaction, while still on the doorstep outside, … Continue reading

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Completion

Building of our extension started on February 20 this year. It was finished today*. That’s a full nine months. And it feels like we’ve been through a gestation period. Today, the step tops were filled in and finished, bringing an … Continue reading

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More chairs

Our new dining chairs arrived today. They are red and very comfortable. As everyone keeps saying, there may be a bit of a fight over who sits on them at Christmas. A couple of stories I heard today: Silvi Silvi … Continue reading

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Proper reception

Ages ago, I may have written about our lousy reception. This was because Tim the Electrical Engineer is crap at aerial installation. He admitted as much and I couldn’t agree more. Today, Aerial Dean came around to fix it up. … Continue reading

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Emma does Thursley

Today we went up to Farnham and bought the new pictures for the extension. Back at home, we spent quite a while getting them straight and even but, eventually, they were up. We are very pleased with the result. You … Continue reading

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Avoiding witches

Dave and Carl called around first thing this morning. Actually Carl turned up first and set to work immediately filling and oiling the picture rail. By the time he’d given it two coats, it matched the rest of the oak … Continue reading

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Gas and stardust

Alvin Stardust died today. He was 72. In a few weeks, his first album for 30 years is due to be released. That’s rather sad. But onto brighter things…ages ago I had a moan about the decorators leaving their rubbish … Continue reading

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