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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New Beginnings…….

Posted on July 23, 2008

Today has been a watershed in my life as I moved out of the family home and into the premises below, with an old friend, the very kind Colin Norton. It has been an emotionally testing day and I still feel a little bit punch drunk by the whole thing, however I would like to say a huge thank you to the people who care about me (My boys George and Harry, Colin Norton, Jenni A, brother Bruce, Heather, Mick Pearse, and Trevor and Amy to name but a ...

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