Monthly Archives: August 2010

Home grown food

The greenhouse is peaking now, three varieties of tomatoes, including a green one – it never ripens to red. Also a steady supply of cucumbers, and planted between them a row of rather too tightly packed carrots. All displayed on … Continue reading

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Boney and scaly fish remains from Fairlight

A few weeks ago Steve Chapman and I joined a University of the Third Age field trip east of Hastings to look for dinosaur footprints and fish teeth and scales in fallen rock at Fairlight. We did find the last … Continue reading

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Firle Place, Sussex

On Sunday 15th August we went to this small stately home belonging to the Gage family (Yes – of greengage fame) nestling at the foot of the South Downs a few miles east of Brighton. Train to Glynde and a … Continue reading

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Visiting the British Museum

On Monday 16th August Jackie and I went to London, and decided to spend some time in the British Museum. Almost abandoned the plan when we saw the huge crowds of tourists and families. But we went on, and these … Continue reading

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A Hollingbury Party

Attended a daytime BarBQ and 60th birthday party up the hill in Hollingbury recently. There was a view to the sea from the back garden, and birthday boy was also a keen sailor. His bookshelf gave this away, titles included: … Continue reading

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