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Blame the heather….

*** “… See you soon…Stay in the car!” He must have known the futility of that message as it winged its way through the ether…I could hear the sighs of despair… I had texted my current location and “… the … Continue reading

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Loving it

*** We spent the morning working, until it was time for the hospital. I left minus bandages and armed with a full complement of skin again, albeit not particularly pretty skin for now. The healing of the burns is going … Continue reading

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Middle of nowhere

*** Another hot, bright day dawned early, so we meandered over towards Stowe landscape gardens near Buckingham. Not so much to see the gardens themselves as a particular church in the grounds there. However, as usually happens, we were waylaid … Continue reading

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Castles in the air

*** It was hot in Windsor yesterday. Very hot. It seemed only sensible to contemplate the enormity of the castle from a table outside the ancient pub with a cold drink. It would, in fact, have been almost impolite not … Continue reading

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Busman’s holiday

*** We started talking pretty much as soon as my guest wandered down this morning. About the same time coffee was made and Ani brought the first of the tennis balls. By the time we eventually got round to going … Continue reading

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Summer holiday

*** Today is the first day of my long awaited holiday. Except I’m still here, at home, skulking in the shade and bandaged. I could wail and moan.. but honestly, is that going to do anyone any good? The sun … Continue reading

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Turning the wheel…

I looked at my car tonight, thinking how beautiful her lines are in my eyes. She is, undoubtedly, past her best, her engine is a little tired and uneconomical to bring back to optimum performance, the work she needs no … Continue reading

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Ordinary joys…

*** My friend has been duly delivered to the coach station and I am home, having a coffee before tackling all the housework, going to my son’s and packing a bag for morning. Tomorrow I am in hospital for surgery … Continue reading

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Through new eyes…

*** A weekend exploring the landscape in my local area draws to a close in a few minutes. My friend is in bed, I sit here glowing pink because I caught the sun today. It was glorious weather and we … Continue reading

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Unexpected gems

And day four to finish – *** The final day of my friend’s visit dawned grey and cold. In spite of another late night we were up about dawn and a couple of coffees later we were out again. I … Continue reading

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