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

Week 439

Sunday, 21st May, 2017 What a wonderful day! I suppose it was all over UK but here we had blue, cloudless skies from Dawn until Dusk with lovely warmth reaching 21C/70F. No workout today. We even sat outside in the sunshine … Continue reading

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Week 438

Sunday, 14th May, 2017 What a glorious morning. The garden and patio are bathed in hot sunshine. The increasing collection of herb pots is visibly reaching to the warm light. We’ve planted out the basil today – a mixture of large leaf, Italian … Continue reading

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Week 437

Sunday, 7th May, 2017 Pleasant day with patchy sunshine and reasonably warm. It’s a day off work  with no trip to the gym. We went out to the garden centre for some more clay pots and a couple of dill plants. … Continue reading

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Week 436

Sunday, 30th April, 2017 April is signing off  on an uncharacteristically wet note. Having mentioned last week that we had hardly seen rain in the past year, today was warm and wet. The lawns were screaming their thanks. We had already … Continue reading

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Week 435

Sunday, 23rd April, 2017 Recently I told you that I had interrogated the NHS Life Expectancy Calculator and been told that I have just 11 years (slightly less now) to live. I can expect to die aged 76 years old. My … Continue reading

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Week 434

Sunday, 16th April, 2017 Happy new week. A nice, sunny morning although not over warm. I sat in the garden to read my newspaper although it is rather awkward mixing sun with an iPad screen. Pauline was in the kitchen preparing … Continue reading

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Week 433

Sunday, 9th April, 2017 Glorious mid-summer’s day that reached 23C/73F at its peak. We were out early for a walk along Littlehampton Marina. Lots of other people and their dogs seem to have had the same idea but we did an … Continue reading

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Week 432

 Sunday, 2nd April, 2017 Lovely day under a strong sun. We sat out in the garden soaking up the sunshine and discussing the events of the weeks and months to come. It was lovely. Let’s hope it lasts. This Tory government is … Continue reading

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Week 431

Sunday, 26th March, 2017 We admit to getting up late today after not going to bed until 2.30 am last night. It’s hard to come down quickly from an evening like last night. Today has opened with glorious blue sky and … Continue reading

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Week 430

  Sunday, 19th March, 2017 It is strange how the thermometer can read the same temperature on different days and yet the days feel very different. Yesterday’s 12C/54F felt so much warmer than today’s 12C/54F. Must be the sea breeze but … Continue reading

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