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About sarahhillwheeler

Mother, lawyer, fund-raiser, lover of chocolate, coffee and all things beautiful, reluctant exerciser, loves reading, thinking and sleeping.

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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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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