Project Veg Patch

Posted on Mon 17 October 2011 in general • Tagged with house, life, veg patch

I noticed I haven't posted anything this month about what's going on in my life. Well as you can imagine the impending arrival of our first child has kind of glossed over everything else. I have not yet achieved a state of panic but it's very firmly in the radar …

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Getting warmer

Posted on Mon 04 April 2011 in general • Tagged with garden, house, life

We've been bumbling along with the central heating for the last few weeks. Every time the weather seemed to be taking a turn for the better it would invariably dive back into cold misty mornings. However it's starting to look like spring is finally arrived and starting to make it's …

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In other news

Posted on Mon 28 March 2011 in general • Tagged with crosswords, garden, house, life, misfits, tv

Rat diversions aside the weekend was a fairly sedate one. We visited a rather nice Japanese restaurant in town on Saturday with a bunch of the Cambridge LARP group. We left feeling well stuffed.

I spent a chunk of Sunday attending to tasks as directed by the head gardener while …

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Tis the season for boilers to fail...

Posted on Wed 22 December 2010 in general • Tagged with gas, heating, house

When the weather outside is so cold the mains water supply is coming in close to freezing you certainly notice when the boiler stops heating your water. At first I thought it was just cutting out do to over-pressure in the heating system (having topped it up previously). However on …

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This wire here?

Posted on Mon 22 November 2010 in geek, general • Tagged with backpain, electricity, house, mac, macbook

I spent most of Saturday hunting a neutral wire fault in the downstairs lighting circuit with my Dad. It was the reason the side lighting in our living room wasn't working and it turned out it was the "spare" wire we found when replacing the ceiling rose in the same …

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