Monthly Archives: October 2019

Shouldn’t have gone to Specsavers

Today I was on the terrace, planting a couple of trays of sad looking violets. I’d finished putting some in two of the raised beds then under the water feature. I started to move a couple of pots at the … Continue reading

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Talking mayhem

I had a letter published in the Herald today. Coincidentally I was presenting the Farnham edition of the Talking Newspaper. I chose not to read my own letter as I thought that would be a bit much. Instead I read … Continue reading

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Maximum inconvenience

I know I go on about how inconsiderate a lot of drivers are when it comes to pedestrians and I don’t think I’m about to stop going on about them however, today really took the biscuit. It’s not often you … Continue reading

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It all started a bit grime

Last night, as I lay on our lounge, watching a bit of foreign TV, I was rather glad. My German isn’t good enough to manage Dark without subtitles so I was reading the screen, as usual, which proved to be … Continue reading

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Going home

This morning we said goodbye to our wonderful little studio apartment and headed along Prince Street to the station. We sat and waited for our platform to be announced then joined the general melee of families and wheelie bags trying … Continue reading

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A little bit of dudgeon

I loathe Tesco Express. It’s everything there is to hate about supermarket shopping. It’s all about the smallest space for customers. It’s then all about getting in everyone’s way. It’s not pleasant at all. And while I’m having a moan…how … Continue reading

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The power to which a number must be raised in order to get some other number

It didn’t rain in Edinburgh today. Not one drop. Nada. The expected 4pm downpour didn’t happen and Mirinda managed to remain dry for a change. On a day of bits and pieces it was nice to have the weather behaving … Continue reading

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A Million Miles from Toowoomba

What a glorious day of sunshine and blue skies. Well, until 4pm when the black clouds returned and the rain started falling. Mind you, I was back in the apartment by the time the rain returned. Poor Mirinda wasn’t and … Continue reading

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Not a lotta laughs

I had never been to a comedy club before so when I realised there was one just around the corner from where we’re staying and that there would be four comedians trying out some stand up tonight while Mirinda was … Continue reading

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Distractions

Travelling first class to Edinburgh aboard the LNER service to Stirling is pretty good. Mind you the wifi is pretty crap. You’d think this country was in the grip of an illusion the way it thinks its technology is so … Continue reading

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