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Happy Emma

Well, it seems that Emma is over her funny tummy troubles. Today she was back to her normal ways. And we all had a lovely lazy Sunday. Mirinda Skyped Bob and Fiona as usual while I went to town to … Continue reading

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Countryside wanderers

Today, in 1770, Captain Cook landed at Botany Bay and, to celebrate, I watched a lot of the World Championship Snooker from the Crucible…which seems to have changed sponsor. Last year it was BetFred and this year it’s DafaBet. It … Continue reading

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Heed the taxi-man

Last night I took a taxi home. The driver has somewhat forthright views on everything. He reckons he has the answers to all the ills facing this country (and Farnham traffic). I’m not going to elucidate because, basically, he is … Continue reading

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Blustery showers

Today was to be about the garden. The weather, however, had different ideas. Before thinking about preparing and planting up the new bed (where the hedge once ruled) we had to come to a final decision about the garden office. … Continue reading

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Let me tell you a Secrett

I wish we’d stop shopping at Secretts in Milford. It’s this massive garden centre where the staff are useless. I have no idea why the place is so successful. People, clearly, have no desire for good service. It WAS my … Continue reading

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Planning for the gPod

Today was full of huge nails, bits of string and strange shapes on the ground. After the tree guy has rid us of the horrid hedge, we are going to get a garden office and the reason for the string … Continue reading

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Forward planning

We had a builder come over today to get another quote for possible work on the house. His name is Mark and he’s just finishing a job for someone Mirinda used to work for. She recommended him. And he seems … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday

Today was the day before the night of the giant moon. Apparently it is the biggest it’s been for 19 years. We were lucky indeed that it wasn’t cloudy so we could gaze upon it’s magnificence. It was very bright. … Continue reading

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Home Game

The poodles woke me at 6am, damn them! This meant that by 4pm I was ready for bed. I was also not feeling too well so that may have had something to do with it. We had a day at … Continue reading

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Recovery

I didn’t get a lot of sleep last night. As usually happens when I’ve had a few drinks, I woke up at 6am feeling a bit rubbish. I managed to drag myself down to the kitchen and made a coffee. … Continue reading

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