Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bloody circus

It was almost sunny for the entire day today. What a difference a bit of blue sky makes. And the anticipated storms of 8pm were only a very slight drizzle. In order to celebrate properly, I took to the garden … Continue reading

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Constant rain

I’m fairly certain that this has been one of the worst Sunday’s we’ve ever spent in the UK. I admit, that could be a slight exaggeration if I include the Christmas we went to the Lakes, but even so, it … Continue reading

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I sit in the sun…I wish

It’s now official. I am now a bona fide member of the Talking Newspaper committee…though I might have to miss the first committee meeting, which is not a good start. Today was the 40th annual general meeting of the Talking … Continue reading

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Trevor’s grande triple shot, hazelnut, latte

Today I spent most of my time researching the wonderfully named Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK). A lot of very high profile chaps were involved in it back in 1826. They were abolitionists, politicians, educationalists and a … Continue reading

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In the out door

A while ago, I had a strange pain in my lower abdomen. One of those pains normally associated with the result of eating something that would have preferred to stay on the outside of your body and is fighting to … Continue reading

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In the wet garden

After talking myself hoarse with Mum and Dad, I was feeling a bit better this morning so I decided I could finally do something in the garden. This was made a lot easier by the fact that the rains stopped … Continue reading

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Snooker excitement

If you’re going to be sick, what better time than while the snooker is on. It’s the World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield at the moment. BBC2 is literally awash with green baize and coloured balls. The thing is, … Continue reading

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And so it goes…

Mirinda has, quite generously passed her germs on to me. I am full of cold and feel lousy. This will be a very short post. 0

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Replacing St John

Ever since we discovered the closure of St John’s at Odiham, we have been searching for a new celebration restaurant. Mirinda found Latymer at the Pennyhill Park Hotel, 13 miles up the road in Bagshot. We booked in to it … Continue reading

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Quack, quack, quackery

Oh, dear! The fancy new electric opening overhead skylight windows in the basement have developed a leak. Poor Emma had a constant drip, drip, drip in a well positioned bucket next to her, as the heavens let rip with a … Continue reading

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