Tag Archives: Farnham Maltings

Glorious day with an extra Dawn

I haven’t seen Dawn this year. Well, until tonight, anyway. Ages ago, I bought tickets to go to the Maltings to see Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman. We went to see them the last time they played in Farnham and … Continue reading

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When I’m moving windows

Another day’s delay. The builder is starting tomorrow. I was up, ridiculously early, waiting for the crew to turn up. They didn’t. Eventually, the builder emailed to say a digger was turning up tomorrow morning (early) and he’d be here … Continue reading

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We haven’t been to Girls & Guitars for ages so, when we saw it was on this week, we leapt in and bought a couple of tickets. And talk about value; rather than the usual one girl, there were two. … Continue reading

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Perfect plucking

Once in a while, the Farnham Maltings put on lunchtime concerts on a Saturday. We haven’t been before but today they had a classical guitarist, studying at the Trinity College of Music, and Mirinda really wanted to check out his … Continue reading

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The Old Rose Room

And so it is finished. David finished at around 2pm, I paid him and he started an early weekend. I think it looks fantastic. The colour isn’t quite accurate on here but it’s close. Now we need to buy some … Continue reading

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Russell Crowe

Today, at lunch, I was unexpectedly joined by a chap from Perth. There were very few spare seats in the museum restaurant and, seeing as I worked there, he asked if he could share my table. I naturally said yes … Continue reading

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Getting the Mabon

Following a morning spent mostly moving furniture around the house in preparation for the arrival of the plasterer on Thursday, I was picked up by Dawn on our way to the Farnham Maltings to see Jamie Smith’s Mabon. They are … Continue reading

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Lifeboats and love songs

Today I have two little history gems to impart. The first involves lifeboats and those that made them. Henry Greathead was a boat builder in Yarmouth. One evening in 1798, the Adventure struck rocks and, although the entire town came … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

What a busy Thursday! It started with an early morning and ended with a late night with nary time in the middle for rest. First up, we had a viewing this morning at 9am so I was up early, generally … Continue reading

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Argentina

Tonight we went to the Maltings for our monthly dose of a girl and her guitar. This month it was Karina Vismara, Argentinian born but grew up in England. Actually I thought she was Spanish…which is pretty close culturally but … Continue reading

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