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Occasional clouds

Following the rain yesterday (the first for ages) today’s forecast was for occasional clouds with showers. First thing, it was hard to imagine the day was going to be anything but perfectly blue. I headed out for Starbucks and Waitrose … Continue reading

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Moving pictures

Today someone was filming a commercial outside the Spar at the bottom of Mirinda’s block of flats. As I approached, production people were holding back non-production people, in order to keep them out of shot, as the talent walked through. … Continue reading

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The pleasures of a garden office

Now that spring has decided to arrive, I am loving being in my office. It was fine during the cold because the heater works really well but there’s no comparison when it comes to warm spring days. The door is … Continue reading

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Miserable drizzle

Like Andy Murray at Wimbledon today, I was rained off the garden. While there were only scattered moments of torrential rain, it mostly just drizzled. It was therefore an admin day. First up I had to sketch, scan and email … Continue reading

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Foot rest

It was another day of keeping the weight off my foot…which means I worked on Mirinda’s spreadsheet for most of it. I had a couple of breaks away from the screen. Firstly a chap from a tree felling mob called … Continue reading

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Caught in a muddle

A long time ago, way back near the end of 2009, I realised how wise it is to write down anything you are likely to want to say before saying it in the Talking Newspaper studio. While rather good at … Continue reading

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As the crow flies

I have been busy giving myself physio therapy today and my wrist is sore! I must be doing it right then. At least I hope so. Speaking of physio, Carmen went for a slightly longer walk today. I think the … Continue reading

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Heavenly cake

I’m pretty sure that the word ‘simnel’ actually means ‘heavenly’ as that quite accurately describes the taste. There’s only one problem with it. At the end (after the mixing, the beating, the cooking, the cooling, and the marzipaning) the finished … Continue reading

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