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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A Lovely Summer Day

Posted on July 25, 2008

Spent yesterday, doing my own thing, in my own time and it was great. Firstly I went and did a bit of shopping for basics for my new home, toiletries, bread, milk etc then I met up with a girlfriend in Stockbridge ( a girl who is a friend if you get my drift) and had lunch in a lovely pub called the Three Cups.I then went home and sorted out all my bits before meandering across Pamber Forest with Colin which funnily enough, culminated in a few ...

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