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Wet and dull…and that’s just this post

After what feels like a month of sunshine (probably a week) we’ve had torrential rain. Yesterday was awful and today was worse. Actually, I’m being a bit unfair because today started off sort of dry. In fact I managed to … Continue reading

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:-(

What a horrid, ghastly day. The rain didn’t stop and Freya is still not house trained. Let’s hope tomorrow is better.

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Freya meets Hankley

It didn’t look like we’d be going anywhere today. It started grey and very forboding. I managed to get wet walking home from the shops as the rain started. It all looked pretty much set in for the day. Warm … Continue reading

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Choosing the perfect leather

It’s taken a while and quite a few different shops but, finally, we have decided on our new Sitting Zone furniture. We went up to the shop in Farnham this prevening, scoured through the massive selection of leathers and ordered … Continue reading

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The perfect English day

Yesterday, on the door of the Holly Bush pub, I noticed a sign which read that they served breakfast and coffee in the mornings. This morning, having been to guitar, Mirinda suggested we pop along and have some. What a … Continue reading

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Macbeth

So, the building work we saw up at Hankley a while back was the beginning of a set for a new film version of Macbeth. It is being made by the same people who produced The King’s Speech. I have … Continue reading

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Welcome home

There’s nothing quite like coming home after a week away. Though not necessarily to an empty house, devoid of wife and poodles and with the temperature set to just above freezing. While not on a par with the time we … Continue reading

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Beyond teasing

I woke up this morning to hear that Australia had bowled out the English cricket team at the SCG to win the Ashes series 5-0. It sounds like it was a complete capitulation. For the other matches, we have been … Continue reading

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I refuse to be shocked

We watched the rest of series 4 of Downton Abbey today/tonight. It’s been recorded for ages and was just waiting for us to get time to watch it. We now have the Christmas special to look forward to. Interestingly, it … Continue reading

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Petering out

Peter O’Toole died today. He was celebrated today for his greatest film role, Lawrence of Arabia. I particularly remember him for his pox ridden Tiberius in the controversial Caligula of 1979. Disgustingly believable. O’Toole was one of those actors who … Continue reading

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