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An FSI for Emma

Arriving home after our walk today, I realised that Emma’s usual honeycomb coloured coat had a few very smelly streaks of black through it. One very tentative sniff told me everything I needed to know: for the first time in … Continue reading

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The return of Mr Granite

Being without the Internet has made it impossible to upload any photographs (for reasons far too dull to explain here). I spotted this small tortoiseshell butterfly on the birdbath on Sunday and have been waiting to include it in a … Continue reading

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The big sweep

By the time Clive left the house this afternoon, he’d, single-handedly tidied almost the entire ground floor.  He’d removed all the cardboard from the floor, took up the boards protecting the parquetry, vac’ed throughout and then went mad in the … Continue reading

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Staffies

Apparently, Staffordshire blues are not the favoured bricks as far as brickies are concerned. Bosses are another thing. When Clive told me that today, I told him to blame Dave because it was his idea. Clive mumbled that Dave could … Continue reading

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The wall is joined

Finally! The extension is attached to the house. Paul and Clive worked tirelessly all day joining the wall on the Crazies side, to the back of the house. They all turned up while I was up the shops. I met … Continue reading

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Footings and football

Tonight I went (with Nicktor and Bill) to my twelfth football ground, Prince’s Park. While this is nothing when compared with Nicktor (or Bill’s for that matter) tally, I reckon it’s not a bad total over about ten years. It … Continue reading

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