Monthly Archives: August 2012

Toy Story 3 engenders emotional crisis

We watched Toy Story 3 on DVD yesterday and both ended up crying over the ending. The scene when Andy goes off to college and leaves his Mum and toys behind. J has announced he doesn’t want to go to … Continue reading

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A month in books……

Sadly, I have failed unspectacularly at updating the Rectory Readers’ web site. And I have now run off to the wilds of Wiltshire. Nevertheless, I thought  I would add a few words about what I’ve been reading over the past … Continue reading

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Where’s the summer?

We can’t believe there are only two full weeks of the holidays left. And we feel that we haven’t had (a) a holiday and (b) a summer. More rain today. The bathroom roof has held up, but the water has … Continue reading

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It is hard to believe it is nearly a week since J went into the John Radcliffe for his “bronch.” As I got the call to bring him in on the Thursday (whilst mooching around the Designer Outlet), we didn’t … Continue reading

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The ones that got away…resumé

As the body count mounts Number One, nearly got to exchange before “minor” (or not so minor) structural problems revealed. Number Two, absolutely delightful, but we dragged our heels because of perceived flood issues – and went for Number One … Continue reading

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Pipped to the post again……

Another house escapes us….after much prevarication we were going to pursue a “project” in Purton…but were pipped to the post. So back to the drawing board. Meanwhile, the bathroom roof here has sprung a leak. We have been blaming Jensen’s … Continue reading

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Worringly silent on OSL

We have had a few lazy days post-Bristol, mooching, sticking to my resolution of not cooking and trying to keep Jensen in check. Jensen was back in Bristol with the Big Adventure Club on Thursday on a trip to @Bristol. He … Continue reading

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