Monthly Archives: July 2012

Back from Bristol

We got back from Bristol late yesterday afternoon. J has been on the loo most of the morning following a creon deficiency (probably down to the increased brownie consumption and a greater share of nachos than anticipated). That and the … Continue reading

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Another sunny day in Cricklade

Drive time continues to improve, notwithstanding the HGVs and landfill traffic. No ponies or tractors this morning. But it is school holidays and gloriously sunny. Still no movement on the property front (I’ve been watching the dust form on CB … Continue reading

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Hot and bothered in Cricklade

Today we awoke to the hottest day this year. Jensen, being Jensen, suddenly developed a deep attachment to his new black cardigan, and started off doing a passable imitation of a mini-Goth. 16 minutes door to door to Prior Park … Continue reading

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Poltergeist washing machine and other mysteries

Day three of our washing machine test. Ian did a couple of partially succesful washes at the weekend. Yesterday I spent five hours waiting for some type of action from the Indesit, then giving up and doing a hand wash … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday afternoon in Shaw……

I dragged us (protesting at first) off to the Shaw Forest (a recycled former land-fill site as far as I can tell). Apart from the intermittent dog mess (obviously spreading out from Purton), it was very restful and nice. Lots … Continue reading

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Saturday morning on Old Shaw Lane

It is (amazingly) sunny this morning. After breakfasting on pain au chocolats (curtesy of the Raymond Blanc-Tesco tie-in), J and Ian have headed off to explore the cycle tracks of the River Ray Park whilst I get down to some … Continue reading

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Just another rainy day in Swindon

I awoke when Ian’s alarm went off (i.e. hideously early, around 5.30am). I tried (and failed) to ignore the shock of sunlight streaming in through the windows and go back to sleep. Instead, I bumbled around, staring at all the … Continue reading

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