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School’s out for snow

We’ve been snow-balling and hiding under the duvet. Gave up on the snowman as this is definitely the wrong type of snow. Just updated my blog. Meanwhile, here is a picture of J having fun.  

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Our post Christmas lull

Oh dear, no idea where the weeks have gone. We are back to school on Monday. Christmas seems so¬† long ago. We stuck to our resolution of having a low-key Christmas lunch, tomato soup at Avebury (we sacrified a chicken … Continue reading

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Christmas (almost) arrives at Grumpy Towers

We are finally feeling festive here. The last few days we have driven along a Winter Wonderland from Hayes Knoll to Cricklade, dazzled by the whiteness. Much better than the wet, though the single skien bathroom in the lean-to has … Continue reading

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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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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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Bronchoscopy

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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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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