Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Gate Installed

Here it is, a gate designed to fit in a three-foot gap, and posts we managed to get into the existing holes. The posts are as deep below ground as they are high above. We did have fun fitting them … Continue reading

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The Malvern Hills

We were clever enough to check the weather reports earlier in the week. This meant that Mr Planetcoops worked on his birthday and took the next day off for an ‘official’ birthday trip. We went out to the Malverns. Mr 3 … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake

We have celebrated a birthday here. For the record, I had absolutely nothing to do with the decoration of this cake, other than saying ‘Go for it!’. It wasn’t random, no. There were flowers: And Miss 9’s painstakingly crafted message: … Continue reading

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Supermarkets are the New Cathedrals

We didn’t go to church yesterday. Instead we went to our nephew’s 7th birthday party. On the way we stopped off at a supermarket. It was incredibly busy. It’s been a long time since we went to a supermarket on … Continue reading

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Buster Gets Dressed

This has been our bedtime story. Every night. For about three months. I might hide it soon.

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No Gate Yet

We have a gap in our wall. Until a week or two ago, there were a few struts of rotting wood held together with bungees filling the gap, but we didn’t think that had a great deal of kerb appeal … Continue reading

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The Joy of Learning Poetry

I love learning poetry. I love the fact I can recognise snippets, and can recall a fair few of my own. It all started many years ago… When I was about 10, I didn’t do my homework. Not too much … Continue reading

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