Arrival On Holiday

Posted on August 3, 2008

We arrived on Holiday yesterday after a horrendous journey through France in the rain and heavy traffic.The first Saturday in august is known as "Black Saturday" because of the holiday season starting in the main French cities, and so it turned out. Anyway we are here now and settled in to a lovely park and the sun is shining brightly, so all okay. It is still a bit surreal being here as a single Dad, as every time you talk to someone or book ...

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Posted on August 2, 2008

This blog is being written from a Hotel room in Poitiers where I have a wireless connection and maybe my last one for a while as we are away for 2 weeks. Anyway, it is all a bit weird without Emma as we are used to doing these things as a family.Thursday night was tough and a bit emotonal, but you just have to get on with it. I keep getting that feeling that I have forgotten something or something is missing, then I realise it is her!Not alot I ...

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An abrupt end to the warm spell!!!

Posted on July 29, 2008

Summer came to a shuddering halt yesterday with ferocious localised downpours causing major disruption, but here is a funny thing, the videos below show me in my car at 6pm in Winklebury and 20 minutes later at George's cricket practice a mile down the road in Oakley where it was bone dry!!! That's British summertime in a nutshell!!

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Sunny Sunday

Posted on July 28, 2008

Sunday was a gorgeous day, but it looks like summers brief visit may be over today as a storm approaches from the south. All I did on Sunday was sit in the garden and soak up rays followed by a stroll around Ocean Village in Southampton, which was, to be honest, a bit of an uninspiring place!! We are off on Holiday on Friday, so I need to get geared up for that really, whether I get wireless there is another thing, so the blog may be a bit ...

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A Trip To The Rowbarge As Summer Continues

Posted on July 26, 2008

The brief interlude of Summer continued today and there was a hive of action at The Kennet and Avon Canal in Woolhampton, I took a stroll along with the boys in the sunshine, then had a not unpleasant, but not fantasic meal in The Rowbarge, but the fact that it was served up by the must wonderful looking Polish woman I have ever seen more than compensated for the mediocrity of the lunch. I noticed that they have a barbecue there now too, call me ...

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