Monthly Archives: January 2014

Old photo surfaces

Whilst clearing out some deep-in-the-desk-dross I found the photo shown below.  It is me (on the right and wearing my “The only safe fast breeder is a rabbit” t-shirt) and brother John in his altogether more stylish stuff.  As to … Continue reading

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Birthday celebration

12th of January 2014 – when I’m 64.  What a marvellous thing this Facebook is – I tell it my birthday, and friends then congratulate me on getting there.  Had thoughts of going out for dinner, but after lots of discussion … Continue reading

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A sunny but muddy walk

On Saturday 11th January Steve and I caught a 271 from just along the road to the Friars Oak pub near hassocks to join a huge group of largely retired folk, many from the Sun Alliance Insurance Co of Horsham, … Continue reading

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Down to Hove seafront

Was indoors for most of the last two days so felt the need of exercise.  A brisk walk to the sea in Hove promised a rare sight – the beach marching onto the prom.  And so it was. Huge amounts … Continue reading

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Birds in the Garden

On two mornings last week the garden was busy with wee birds.  The chiff-chaff is back, flitting around every twig and stem of the apple trees before darting to a hawthorn and repeating the process, and every so often flitting … Continue reading

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On the Beach – 25th December 2013

Walked along the strand line from the big wheel to the marina.  Technically the beach was closed – a curious concept, except in times of war perhaps.  The Council had decided to dissuade people from swimming on Christmas morning, a … Continue reading

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Walking down to the seafront on Christmas Day

With a very low tide expected at 10am, and the chance to walk along the strand line and see what has been washed up in recent stormy days, I set off just after 9am for the seafront.  Passed a flooded … Continue reading

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