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As if…

Five o’clock and I’ve been awake for hours, unfortunately, though I remained doggedly in bed with my eyes closed until an hour ago. The dog is not happy. The world is still silent and she would prefer to be sleeping … Continue reading

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Going down…

I’m watching the weather rather closely today. There are blue skies, a few big, fat clouds and a gentle breeze but it looks like it could rain again at any time. The forecast is not cut and dried and yesterday … Continue reading

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If at first…

This weekend we try again. If the weather doesn’t postpone the attempt once more my sons will be jumping out of a plane from over 10,000ft at around 120mph on Saturday. I did try to instil some common sense into … Continue reading

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This morning my sons almost jumped from an airplane. But not quite. Not yet. The five a.m. alarm was futile although we could not have taken anything for granted. Local weather conditions vary and it might have been better at … Continue reading

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My son and I took the cameras out to play at the weekend for a few hours to Waddesdon Manor. The weather was pretty much perfect and the beautiful wooded gardens are lovely to wander in for a while. The … Continue reading

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