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After yesterday, we decided to have quite a lazy Sunday. I went over to the shops for food while Mirinda Skyped but, otherwise, the day was pretty quiet. Well, until Mirinda announced that she had to go to a two … Continue reading

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Long time passing

Pete Seeger died today. He was 93. He co-wrote Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, which, coincidentally, has been stuck in my head since hearing it on Saturday morning. His last public performance was last September! What an extraordinary man. … Continue reading

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Two legs good, eight legs bad

Tonight, we watched the worst movie we have ever seen on a Nicktor Night. It was called Payback Season…It should have been called Absolute Crap. This piece of rubbish, disguised as a movie, had absolutely nothing good about it. A … Continue reading

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This little piggy went ballistic

It was Sidney’s birthday today. Eleven years old. She might get to 5,000 miles on the clock, soon…or so Nicktor reckons. Speaking of whom, he came over tonight for the usual movie and dinner. Now that we regularly go to … Continue reading

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Almost a big nothing

Alas, I have no Doha update today. For reasons I am not yet aware of, Mirinda wasn’t able to talk tonight. I have, however, seen a photograph of Ben (on Facebook) on a camel, so their trip to the desert … Continue reading

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Never trust a Dingle

Spare a thought for Charles Rashleigh. He was a very successful businessman who realised how important the trade in China clay was to Cornwall. He stepped up to the mark and provided the funds to build a massive great harbour, … Continue reading

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Double Feature

The morning was spent cutting up seven small squares of chipboard, priming them white then painting them in various shades of blue. I had them spread out on a drop cloth, laid out of the dining table. It looked quite … Continue reading

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Heatwave hysteria

Ben (who works with Mirinda) had a letter published in the Telegraph this week. This is what he wrote (though he maintains his funniest work was edited out by the paper): Heatwave hysteria SIR – Is there to be no … Continue reading

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Almost fully recovered

Well, Nicktor managed to survive the week following his strange episode last Tuesday. He visited the doctor, had blood tests, ECG and almost an x-ray and it all looks fine. He’s supposed to see the doctor tomorrow to maybe find … Continue reading

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Made in Britain

I had a frantic email from Nicktor at the end of last week to tell me that Dawn was booked out on Tuesday night this week. His concern, obviously, was that we’d miss out on our regular Nicktor Night. Easy … Continue reading

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