sausage

Another warm day in prospect. Up at 5.30 again. Have already scanned the news. Nothing to catch my eye. Sure lots going on but it means little to me in my small bubble. It wasn’t so long ago that news …

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sprung

Le sol brillait. That’s my O’Level French shining through. It is a truly gorgeous spring day here in Lincoln and the opening day of the campervan rental season. The season proper doesn’t start until May 17th when campsites are allowed …

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ideas

Another sunny day in the shire and a gentle start at number 118. I quite like the way that weekend days open for business. Tea followed by leisurely breakfast and then another cup of tea listening to Classic FM. At …

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funeral of the decade

Anyone I know been invited to the funeral of the decade? Unlikely. Also unlikely that it will be the funeral of the decade but let’s not go there.

There are serious consequences to the timing of this funeral, and I’m …

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hair today

According to Google “on average, hair tends to grow between 0.5 and 1.7 centimeters per month. This is equivalent to around 0.2 to 0.7 inches.” Just trying to figure out how long it will take my hair to grow how …

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blue sky thinking

Another day, another swim, another blue sky. Porridge oats, yo gurt, Anne’s home made granola and berries for breakfast. Tres bien. Accidentally poured the tea into the milk jug in the shed this morning. The milkiest tea you ever saw …

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there has never been a better time to do it than now.

In breaking news Yarborough leisure centre has reopened and I was in the pool for shortly after 8.30 this morning for my pre booked lane swim. Around 6 persons per double sized lane so not too bad. Did just over …

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wear a vest

Frosty out there. Wear a vest. I am basking in the warmth of the conservatory, sun streaming in through the windows. For a period of time last year the conservatory was the orangery but the miniature orange tree we had …

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the growing season

Very noticeable at this time of year is all the growth in the garden. I doubt most people give it any thought beyond the need to keep mowing the lawn. If you are a gardener you will be more interested …

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The Passing of Phil

Phil the Greek died yesterday at the very ripe old age of 99. Couple of months shy of making the ton apaz. Won’t be getting a telegram from the Queen. I’m told she doesn’t send them anyway. The local council …

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the bare arm

Woke up this morning and realised that my bare arm was outside the duvet and was cold. Now downstairs looking at my two go to weather sites, the met office and trefsgreenhouse.com I see that it is subzero out. I …

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snow

The birdsong started around half an hour later this morning according to my not very scientific reckoning. It isn’t very nice out there so I don’t blame them for wanting to stay in their nests out of the wind. The …

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an auspicious day

On this most auspicious of days the sun is smiling on the empire of the Davies. The second most religious of occasions in the calendar of the Christians was somewhat let down by the quality of the Sunday Service on …

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super saturday

Amazingly up, breakfasted and ready for the day by 8.30am although not yet dressed. It is a Saturday and I am able to meet someone in the back garden although no plans to do this. I’ve always found that impromptu …

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great Friday

Good Friday, great Friday,

Relaxing start.

Good breakfast, then to the market 

For supplies.

Aerobics class, heard upstairs,

Puffing sounds pervade.

Cutting into the calm, downstairs.

In the shed there is cricket. I have relocated whilst the Aerobics continues to …

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