Another week has gone by. Not a lot to report, the weather has been mainly dry with some quite sunny days. Friday was such a day with temperatures of 20 Celsius, the weekend was a little cooler and Sunday eventually ending in … Continue reading →
On Sunday we picked the Sloes, diificult because they were all on high level branches. There were masses of Sloes. Filled two litre bottles with Gin, sugar and Sloes according to last years recipe. … Continue reading →
HotSpring, from whom we bought our hot tub, ran a photo competition earlier this year. They wanted to create a portfolio of pictures of their hot tubs in British settings for their showrooms, instead of the usual US based photos. We won … Continue reading →
Saturday was a wet day. Not heavy rain but light drizzle. With that and Rosemary’s cousin arriving, no work was done around the house. Today was cold, breezy sunny day, so I waterproofed the front of the house with Silicone … Continue reading →
In the process of selling the Spitfire, so not able to go far with all the prospective buyers beating a path to our door. So we went out to the Angel in Long Crendon for lunch. Long time since we … Continue reading →
The Spitfire has been sold. A young couple of Indian blokes came up from London and bought the car. They had already bought another one that same day for their Sister. Didn’t get a good price, but we are relieved … Continue reading →
We (Rosemary, Steve, Selina and Graham) ate at the Plough and Anchor for supper. It was the harvest festival pig roast. The pig had been spit roast by Peter Sheriff for the whole day. The vicar from Ludgershall blessed the … Continue reading →
Erected a sign and thermometer at Kingswood crossroads to publicise our broadband campaign.
All the women of Kingswood are in despair as the Hungarian waiter Daba Greff leaves to go back to Hungary. I went over to the P&A and sat drinking with him and the other kitchen staff until long past 1.00 in … Continue reading →
Monday we had the tug of war over Tetchwick Brook between Wotton Underwood and Kingswood. We had lovely weather and a good turn out for the match. Kingswood men won their match winning 2 pulls to Wotton’s 0. Kingswood women … Continue reading →
Went to the hospital and had the plaster removed. My broken leg has healed well, so the doctor says. Found it a bit painful walking as the ankle muscles are quite weak.
What a change in the weather!!! Really cold today, after the record hot weather of the previous days it was time for the central heating to burst into life. At least the rain kept away. (Though with the fires I … Continue reading →
You might be forgiven if you thought I was advertising the P&A, but they do excellent food and as they are near at hand it really saves on the driving. Anyway they had a special Fish evening on Friday which … Continue reading →
Thursday was the third day I tried and failed to catch the bus from work home. No wonder no one travels by bus. The first day the Red Rose bus went sailing past me at the bus stop. The second … Continue reading →
Sunday the sun shone, and it was very warm in the conservatory. Outside not so warm, but by the end of the day I was outside in a tee shirt. I managed to mow the outside of the field on … Continue reading →