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Maximum trolley reached

Most of today (six hours of it) was spent in my office, looking out at the wildflower patch and researching the men of Epsom who died in 1917. This was as a result of the Great War and not just … Continue reading

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Six Spitfires

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was commemorated today with 22 planes that took off from various small airports then flew over the south of England. Six Spitfires flew over our house, looking like a small but throaty … Continue reading

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24 years and counting

Today was our 24th wedding anniversary and we celebrated by driving Max all over the county and having dinner at the Chesil in Winchester. Most of the driving involved going to the Forest Lodge garden centre to buy new wooden … Continue reading

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Long distance attendance

Mum and dad’s anniversary party was today, and I attended. Well, I wasn’t in Queensland, like any sensible person, eating at lunchtime and settling down to a nice long chat with family and a few (or more) beers. No, I … Continue reading

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60 years ago…

Mum and dad celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary today. They had cards from the Queen, the Governor-General of Australia, the Prime Minister and a scrawled note from the premier of Queensland. They were also interviewed for the local paper. It’s … Continue reading

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May the Queen be with you

You know standards have slipped when the announcer has to make a plea for the May Queen to return to the festivities in order to give flowers to the dancers. And, more importantly, to Ms Hilary Bishop (and Beryl…not sure … Continue reading

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Anniversary

Today was our 22nd wedding anniversary. We had a lovely day planned. Mirinda had a guitar class and then we were going to see The Thrill of Love, a play about Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in the UK. … Continue reading

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Happy WWW day

20 years ago, today, Tim Berners-Lee convinced CERN that the web he’d devised should be for the entire world to enjoy. CERN agreed and the world was changed completely. Imagine, no World Wide Web…I can’t. This page says it all. … Continue reading

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Anniversary at the RSL

Today was mum and dad’s 58th wedding anniversary. To celebrate, they were going to the RSL with Lorna and Bob. Lorna is mum’s best friend and she’s married to Bob. Naturally I was invited along. There was a bit of … Continue reading

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Another birthday

Today marked my two year anniversary on Blip. That’s 730 photographs, each with a comment. I think that’s pretty amazing until I see other users who have submitted over 1,000 images! Because of a few missed blips, Dawn and I … Continue reading

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