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World Cup finale

Tonight was the end of the World Cup for another four years. The final saw Germany playing Argentina. Argentina was on a wave of public joy after they saw their bitter enemies Brazil trounced 7-0 by the German team. Even … Continue reading

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Worst crossing EVAH!

I was woken up in the wee small hours by the spectral figure of Mirinda, framed in the open cabin door, claiming it was like an oven. She’d given up trying to sleep in it and tried to cool down … Continue reading

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Living on Garbage Truck Alley

One of the less appealing things about the Chateaubriand Hotel is the corner it stands on. Every morning, starting way too early for holiday sleep-ins, hundreds of garbage trucks drive around it. It’s like living on Garbage Truck Alley. Apart … Continue reading

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Biscuits beat football

Since living at Frensham, we have discovered Border Biscuits. They make the most amazing biscuits. They are sold at both the farm and village shops. They are ridiculously more-ish. Today I tried the Yoghurt, Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed Crumbles. They … Continue reading

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Blocked by cow

I had a bit of admin to do today but I did find time to Skype with mum and take Day-z for a lovely walk across Farnham heath. My conversation with mum, concerned steam cleaners and the new Dyson vacuum … Continue reading

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Here we go again

The World Cup started in Brazil today. Actually the first game started at 9pm, our time. England play their first game on Saturday. As kick off isn’t until 11pm, I’m figuring I might get to see it! But, back to … Continue reading

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Winning is no excuse

Yesterday in Farnham I was unfortunate enough to witness a Spanish horde. I guess I should qualify that statement a bit. I’m guessing the horde was Spanish. At first I thought it was Italian but on closer listening, it sounded … Continue reading

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Oh woe

Today I saw the worst English football team EVER. I thought they were bad two games ago but today saw them sink to new depths. The Germans played well and we had a goal un-awarded that was a goal, but, … Continue reading

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In the news

I see that Australia has a new prime minister…and it’s a woman! Well done, I say! Mind you, it’s a bit like us and Gordon Brown. We didn’t vote for him but he replaced Tony Blair when he left mid-term. … Continue reading

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Movies, Cricket and Football

Last night we watched two movies I’d actually not seen before. The first was a recommendation from someone Nicktor works with. Taking Lives. It stars Angelina Jollie and Ethan Hawke with a rather odd guest spot by Kieffer Sutherland. It’s … Continue reading

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