Monthly Archives: November 2013

Keats and Yeats are on my side

To quote Morrissey when with the Smiths”A dreaded sunny day, so let’s go where we’re happy”… So off I went nice and early to play golf with Steve and Julian.  I wasn’t happy for long, though, as I’m playing like … Continue reading

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The Smell of Wet Dog

Today’s daily post is back to gardens and dogs.   Yesterday, as I was grinding my teeth on the side of a blue hockey pitch, Claire was on cloud nine taking the dogs up Cadbury Camp.  This was Ella’s first … Continue reading

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More Than Only Games

This year at school I am fortunate to have a 1st XI team that has been enjoying the best results of any team in my time, having won every one of their Saturday fixtures, and although they slipped up in … Continue reading

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It’s only Games

WordPress (the blog website I use) have issued a challenge to publish a post every day this month.  Well, I only read that email on the 2nd November, so missed one day.  But I am doing my best to publish … Continue reading

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Something for Nothing

Although, as I said yesterday, I feel that I am putting the garden to bed at the moment, somehow harvesting veg at this time of the year and heading into the winter seems almost more satisfying than the summer months, … Continue reading

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Put to Bed

Over the half term I spent some time putting the garden to bed, as it were. The runner beans and French climbing beans had all needed to be taken down and the canes packed away.   It is a little sad … Continue reading

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Planning your Sunday Roast

After the fun and frolics of last weekend it was our turn to host family members for Sunday lunch and we were determined to ensure that it was a positive experience for everyone. We had some advantages over the Old … Continue reading

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