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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Goodbye Nana

Posted on Mon 14 March 2011 in general • Tagged with life, personal

The weekend was overshadowed by saying goodbye to my Nana on Friday. She was the last of my grandparents to go after reaching the grand old age of 95. Right up to end she maintained her sharp wit and sense of fun. The service was a nice humanist celebration of …

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Still paddling under the water

Posted on Thu 10 February 2011 in general • Tagged with life, work

Don't take the lack of activity on this blog as an indication that life has been quiet, far from it. Work continues to be an exercise of multiple plate juggling. Although most nights I've been either clocking up kills on CoD multi-player or vegging watching DVDs other stuff has happened …

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Busy busy bee

Posted on Tue 25 January 2011 in general • Tagged with jobs, life, work

One reason my posting rate has dropped off so massively is I've been really busy at work. So busy that my capacity for intellectual thought in the evening is reduced to slobbing on the sofa watching DVDs or occasionally firing up CoD in split-screen and killing people with my wife …

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