Monthly Archives: May 2013

An Arty Day

Went out with Sue last Sunday to visit some open houses and other art in town.  Sue was down here for a few days to compare our art scene to Wakefield’s, where there is the new Barbara Hepworth Gallery in … Continue reading

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Cancel the Apocalypse – Andrew Simms, 21st May

For all my environmental background I’d not heard of this guy before I picked his talk from the Brighton Festival programme.  The theme appealed to me – more preaching to the converted I fear. It was a mild and pleasant … Continue reading

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Robins everywhere, and our blue tits

At the allotment last week there was a robin hanging about as I weeded the beds.  After a while I realised it was several robins.  Two smart ones and a tatty one, but all intent on getting onto recently turned … Continue reading

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Refuse changes on the Upper Lewes Road

Week commencing the 13th May saw the last house to house refuse collection here on the ULR.  A few days earlier five big bins, each with a capacity of 3200 litres, had been placed in the road within a few … Continue reading

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Out to see some bluebells – Wednesday 15th May

Caught a train to Polegate with Steve to walk north along the Cycleway called the Cuckoo Trail, then west to Abbot’s Wood, wander about there until heading out to the west and around the edge of a small reservoir before … Continue reading

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Morris Dancing in North Laine – 18th May 2013

John Cleese (playing the Sheriff of Nottingham): ‘What’s that over there?’ Bill Oddie (playing a servant): ‘That’s Morris Dancing, sir.’ John Cleese: ‘I’ve been a little worried about Morris lately.’ (the above is from an episode of ‘I’m Sorry I’ll Read … Continue reading

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After the Sundial Conference

Conference ended on 7th April and we stayed on for 2 more days to explore the city before travelling to York for lunch and on to Hull to visit my dad.  At York station we sought out a bar famed … Continue reading

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