Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Walk in the Woods

Yesterday we went to Queenswood Country Park to take advantage of the fact it wasn’t raining. We all had an ice-cream and a lovely woodland walk.

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Pembridge Church Fete

Yesterday was the Pembridge Church Fete. As at all good church fetes, there were cakes: And plants: And toys, books, raffle, skittles, white elephant … But no bouncy castle! It didn’t arrive. I’m not entirely sure whether this was a … Continue reading

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It’s been one of those days. We have a leak in our roof, right above my face when I’m asleep, as it happens. I didn’t do a load of washing today because I still have a load and a half … Continue reading

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One Hundred Thousand Mile Car

Yesterday our car┬áreached 100,000 miles. We had joked that perhaps at that point it would turn into a clown car, and fall apart on the road, leaving us moving along on just a seat, holding a disconnected steering wheel. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Oval Flowerbed

The flowerbed has now emerged from the grass: Now I just need to decide what else to put in there so the weeds don’t take over quite so completely again. I have a couple of rosebushes in pots that I … Continue reading

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Accounting Exams

I heard today: I passed my exams! I am training to be an accounting technician at the moment, through the AAT and Kaplan Distance Learning. I got my results today, and I have just passed my first two exams (IAC … Continue reading

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Family Time

In our house the kids love it when Nanny and Grandad come to visit. There are many reasons for this, but one of them is that a bit more effort gets put into cooking Sunday Lunch. For a family of … Continue reading

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