Monthly Archives: April 2012

T4N1M1

Did you spot the whirlwind over Springhead earlier this week? That was the home help that hit my home on Tuesday.  Shall we call her Mrs. C from now on? I knew from firstly having spoken to her on the … Continue reading

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Horses for Courses

It’s over 30 years since I first watched The London Marathon. I remember it well, lying in my bed watching all those inspirational people pounding the streets of London. I might even have shed a tear or two at the … Continue reading

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Tears of a Frown

Let’s start with good news for a change. Tickets for Kendal Calling have arrived, well at least they’ve arrived at Debs. Just as long as she remembers where she put’s them when the time comes. It always makes it more … Continue reading

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Pride Swallowed

Well I suppose it was inevitable, the fall came, but at least there was nobody here to witness my pride going with it. I certainly don’t have any dignity left, and so I suppose it’s time for me accept that … Continue reading

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Back to Bed

Well this one was difficult to write. I had to find the laptop, plug it all in, set it up, connect it to a monitor (the screen doesn’t work, hence the need to borrow Lews’ last week). Seriously, I’ve had … Continue reading

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A Bag For Life

So, after eight days away I finally get to update the blog! I’ve seconded Lewis’ laptop for 24 hours to enable me to catch up. The absence was perhaps not unexpected, but events over the last week certainly have been. … Continue reading

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Something Deep Inside

There’s something deep inside me, it will not go away. It’s slowly taking over, at least that’s what they say. I don’t know how it got there, I don’t know whence it came It eats up all my energy, and … Continue reading

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