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The eye of the storm

Today was all about the water butts. Firstly I had to build a little stand (out of bricks) for the New Water Butt (NWB) and make sure it was sitting flat (as opposed to level). This took me quite a … Continue reading

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Heading down the road

Today was all about driving from Chinon to St Malo the easiest, quickest and pleasantest way. We managed it, with a rest, in about four hours. We returned the car without a problem and then headed across to St Malo … Continue reading

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Bits

All week there have been warnings about the weather today. It hit in the morning and was every bit as mean and nasty as was promised. Though it didn’t last very long. I felt rather sorry for our new neighbours … Continue reading

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I refuse to be shocked

We watched the rest of series 4 of Downton Abbey today/tonight. It’s been recorded for ages and was just waiting for us to get time to watch it. We now have the Christmas special to look forward to. Interestingly, it … Continue reading

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Shopping in a war zone

OK, the title of this post may be a bit of an exaggeration but it sure felt like it. I should have known it would be bad. Shopping at Waitrose in Canary Wharf between 5 & 6pm is always going … Continue reading

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Downpour at the tennis

In Norfolk you can buy these weather dolls – for all I know you can get them everywhere but I did see one from Norfolk recently. They can tell you the weather. They have a notice that goes with them … Continue reading

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