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Rafi day

Today Rafi had his birthday party. His birthday is tomorrow but that’s a Monday so his party was today. So we leapt out of bed and hightailed it over to Haslemere to catch the train to the Isle of Wight. … Continue reading

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Population explosion

The kids were all off school this week in yet another half term break. Is there no end to them? It seems to me that they have more breaks than school. Maybe they should make school days the breaks since … Continue reading

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Timing

As the old joke goes, it’s all about the timing. Of course, that only works when you say it. I was trying to work out how to make it work by writing it down but it’s just not possible. Like … Continue reading

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Spam & Pop Tarts

In the early hours of this morning, an idiot from West London decided it was fine and dandy to walk along a Tube tunnel (I assume he’d missed what he thought was the last train). He stepped off the station … Continue reading

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5 witches and Max

So, the sun now goes down at 4:30. Yesterday it went down an hour later. 5:30 didn’t seem quite so bad but 4:30? Feels far too early. Somehow, though, it feels about right for Halloween. Last year I noticed that … Continue reading

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Half term & the barbarians

Dear God. It was awful. Working in the museum district at half term is bad enough but you can multiply that a thousand fold when it’s a glorious day. Ailsa warned me on Friday. Don’t eat at the cafe in … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened to me on the way to the…studio

Had a rather busy day today. It all started with Carmen licking my face at 6am to tell me it was raining…which it wasn’t. I let the poodles out and went back to sleep for another hour only to be … Continue reading

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More train blues

It is very difficult concentrating on a Philosophy for Digital Libraries with kids in the same carriage of the train. It doesn’t help that little kids seem to only speak at great volume for the simplest of things. The most … Continue reading

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Fun when you’re young

I spent a lot of this afternoon wishing I was 4 years old. Watching a load of little kids throwing themselves down a giant inflated slippery dip looked like such great fun but all I could do was watch. The … Continue reading

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