Monthly Archives: April 2011

Computer woes

I think mum put the mockers on me. On the phone she was telling me about how her PC had died. Completely. A bit like Bob’s at Christmas but without the burst of electricity. And then, halfway through the day, … Continue reading

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Another song from Molly

Adele and Mirinda chatted for about six hours yesterday. Part of this chat concerned Molly’s performance in Annie. Apparently she was brilliant. Sadly, because of copyright reasons, the performance could not be filmed (this is very annoying because back in … Continue reading

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“My apologies to any non-physicists in the room”

I looked around the room. I didn’t see any obvious physicists. It was baffling. Tonight was our first Humanist meeting. We didn’t know what to expect and, seriously, how could we have expected what we sat through tonight. So, what … Continue reading

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Despicable Me

Sophie & Tom came to visit today. Tom insisted that Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs was my favourite movie and I’d surely want to watch it. Sophie insisted that he also bring Despicable Me, just in case. Now, I … Continue reading

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As luck would have it

Sometimes a couple of enthusiasts turn up and start up the big red steam engine at the Science Museum. It’s usually around lunchtime. Generally when I’m there they stop it just as I finish lunch and all I see is … Continue reading

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“Do you do much sewing then?”

Nicktor came over last night. He still had the vestiges of a cold (‘man-flu’ Dawn calls it) but he soldiered through. We both agreed that whiskey could only help kill the germs that were besieging him. He certainly sounded a … Continue reading

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Horology

Clocks. That’s what horology is. Today I saw a lot of them. A-ticking and a-tocking; a great clamour there was. Fortunately none of them struck the hour as the room wasn’t that big. Of course, I was in London for … Continue reading

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Illegal barbi

It’s been a while since I let Carmen choose where we’d walk so I decided to let her today. She led us to the Queen’s Bottom, as you’d expect but, rather than take the oak tree walk, she took off … Continue reading

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Diminishing water levels

On Breakfast this morning there was a report from a reservoir in Somerset. Apparently it’s down to 80% capacity. Normally at this time of the year it would be at 100% but because we had a very rare dry March, … Continue reading

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How do sheep climb trees?

When we lived in Haslemere, we often wondered what was behind the great walls at Ramster. One day I walked along the Sussex border path and ended up at the Mullberry pub which is almost opposite the big gate to … Continue reading

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