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Jumping pup

I notìce that a year ago today Emma finally managed to jump up onto the lounge. Well, I know its not a competition but Freya has been doing it for a while now. She needs to take a bit of … Continue reading

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At the library

As I explained to Nick at Work, I am presently about 85% certain that I’ll write a book about the Thames Ironworks and Ship Building Company. After all, I’ve already researched a lot of it and finding the human angle … Continue reading

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Collisions in Switzerland

I had a great day at work yesterday. Most of it was spent researching the Thames Ironworks, which is where the information came from for yesterday’s post about Chuck Mare. Thames Ironworks is a bit of a problem because it … Continue reading

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A long (blog post) day

Today started at 12:30am for me. That was when I went to bed. The dogs then woke me up at 4am with a rather loud bout of poodle yapping. They wanted to go out and hunt down a snark in … Continue reading

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More junk

Today I once more plunged into the maze that is the relationship between Sir Fred and George Worcester. During the week, Nick (at work) discovered 14 watercolours, each depicting different Chinese marine vessels. There is some debate about whether George … Continue reading

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Regency & Insect Day

Another glorious day and I’m certain that the organisers of the Farnham Carnival are all delighted. I saw them popping their witches hats into empty car spaces as cars drove off while I went about my shopping morning. Old chaps, … Continue reading

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Library Stuff

Back to school I hobbled. The trouble with gout…well, apart from the actual gout…is the fact that, in order to walk, you have to hobble on the outside of the affected foot. Once the gouty bit eases off, your entire … Continue reading

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Library 101

Today we had a guest lecturer. Dr Webster; he works at the uni. It was about the Information Society. His thesis was basically, and argued through to the end, that libraries are past their used by date. His style was … Continue reading

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