Monthly Archives: November 2013

More home-grown food

This was dinner on 28th November.  The broad beans are ours, as was the garlic they were cooked in, The potatoes also ours, dug up only last week.  The chard also ours, but not the chick peas.  Three sort of … Continue reading

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Downland walk, and a mystery train

On the 22nd November Steve and I met at Preston Circus to catch a bus up onto the Downs near the Jack and Jill windmills.  On the way to the bus stop I made a short detour to take a … Continue reading

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Trip to Lewes

Went to Spectrum Eyecare in Lewes for annual test.  No change at all, thanks for asking.  Called into the Gardeners for a jar and met a guy who told me my beard looked just like that of Emperor Frederick III of Germany.  … Continue reading

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Insulating the office shed.

I was in Enniskillen to help brother John apply insulation to the interior walls of his concrete garden shed.  Winter was making it less comfortable for him to spend time there with his computers. After two days of effort we … Continue reading

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Gatwick Airport, en route to Enniskillen

Went to see my brother a couple of weeks ago.  Flew from Gatwick on 11th November, and had a couple of hours to fill up in the departure area.  Went in search of a bar.  The first I found had … Continue reading

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Cheap places to put the homeless

The Council has approved a plan to stack up some steel shipping containers and use them for housing folk.  It sounds like a plan of sorts, but I tend to see it as a solution that comes from a system … Continue reading

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Pigeon plight and bird impressions

A week or so ago I heard Jackie shouting at one of the local cats.  Basil was bothering a pigeon on the back garden.  Basil made it very clear that he was waiting for us to look away, and he’d … Continue reading

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