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Ex-teacher and Grecophile. Born 6/4/1951. Degree in English & Masters in History of Ideas. Taught English & ICT.

Week 517

Sunday, 18th November, 2018 A wonderful day started early with juice and tea and newspaper review on Sky News followed by interviews with Corbyn and May. It was followed by a fascinating Marr Show on which, Andrew Marr, a declared … Continue reading

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Week 516

Sunday, 11th November, 2018 It was 49 years ago last month that I left home. It was a comfortable, middle class home in a small and comfortable, East Midlands village. Repton felt claustrophobic, narrow and suffocating and I was delighted … Continue reading

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Week 515

Sunday, 4th November, 2018 A warm, humid but cloudier day. We were up at 6.50 am for orange juice and tea. Next was a half hour swim and then coffee. Watched barrow-boy Banks on Marr and then out for a … Continue reading

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Week 514

Sunday, 28th October, 2018 A beautiful day in West Sussex and a lovely evening on Sifnos in the Greek Cyclades. Here it is a relaxing weekend. There it is Oxi Day. This is the day of ‘No!’ for the Greeks. At … Continue reading

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Week 513

Sunday, 21st October, 2018 Another absolutely glorious day. They just keep coming. After breakfast, Pauline made bread – 4 large loaves – while I did the vacuuming and watered the pot plants. We decided that it was such a beautiful day … Continue reading

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Week 512

Sunday, 14th October, 2018 The warmth just goes on. We are reading 17C/63F at 8.00 am. Actually, I forgot and left the thermometer outside last night. The night was punctuated with a short burst of heavy rain. By the time I … Continue reading

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Week 511

Sunday, 7th October, 2018 Gorgeous, sunny day that reached 19C/66F. The perfect day for my newly reseeded lawn after yesterday’s good watering in by the rain. The days ahead are said to be returning to warm and settled and in the … Continue reading

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Week 510

Sunday, 30th September, 2018 The end of September already. Pity really because it’s been a really good month. We’ve been Spring-Cleaning. A bit counter-intuitive I know but the windows and doors outside are looking grubby in this lovely sunshine so … Continue reading

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Week 509

Sunday, 23rd September, 2018 A cooler but bright and sunny day. Newspapers, football and gym exercise fairly sum up the day. Having been away this week, it is a time to enjoy HOME. Be that as it may, we have … Continue reading

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Week 508

Sunday, 16th September, 2018 Gorgeous day again. These are always considered bonus days in the second half of September. 22C/70F and lots of clear, blue skies with uninterrupted sunshine. Why are we going to Scotland? It can’t be better than … Continue reading

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