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18ºC,sunny. Jobs done: it’s ironic that on a weekend at home, feeling ill, that I got more done than ever. Normally on a fine Autumn Sunday, I’d spend the day on the bike enjoying the landscape and sun. Now, door-frame … Continue reading

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Lost child.

17C, windy light cloud. Queueing in the supermarket we noticed a fat kid noisily climbing over a plastic child’s ride. He grunted, gasped and shouted as he heaved himself over its shiney yellow surface for what seemed like ten minutes. … Continue reading

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6°C, cold bright start. Lodgers: is there something in the lodger-landlord relationship that resembles a parent-child one? “I see you have helped yourself to my laundry tablets, would you replace them in the next few days. They are not actually … Continue reading

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Shopping is annoying.

13°C, grey. Fact: shopping is annoying. Shops stock a large range of trousers for guys with a fat arse and bamboo legs. Another shop I tried, sold trousers in only one leg length, that was a short 34″ so alterations … Continue reading

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Sun & weekend in step

11°C, sun How often does a run of good weather break at the weekend? Okay, so we’ve had the wettest April on record. That only makes days like this seem more refreshing. The sun is out, fresh verdant emerald growth … Continue reading

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Chopping Eucalyptus

-1°C, bright sun This morning I had left is loads of logs, too big to fit in the fireplace. It’s a great way to warm up to chop logs though. My trip to the shops to get a wood splitting … Continue reading

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18°C, cloudy & sunny stuff They’ve charged me for nitrogen filling in a tyre repair. No, I didn’t ask for it, the stuff I have been putting in tyres for 20 years is 80% nitrogen anyway- why pay extra for … Continue reading

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