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admin on May 6th, 2021

I rode my first 10 mile Time Trial yesterday for a couple of years. Time was 30.48 minutes, just outside 30 minutes which is 20mph average. I was pleased particularly as there was a bit of a headwind. Great to see both Les (88) and MikeD (86) both competing, I hope I can manage 38 […]

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admin on May 3rd, 2021

It was great to have Mike and family down for the day, the boys were were excited to see us again. The heavy rain wasn’t expected till the evening but it was getting stronger through the day. however, I lit up the chiminera which stuart bought us several years ago but this is the first […]

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admin on April 29th, 2021

After my tooth extraction I have taken life a bit more easily to aid recovery. So much so that on Tuesday, being a glorious day, Sue and I visited Hole Park. After a nice cafe stop in the sunshine at Hartley we drove down to Hole Park. Looking forward to bore Sue by showing her […]

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admin on April 26th, 2021

After an excellent discussion with my dentist i decided to go ahead with the extraction. It went very well and came out in one go without breaking as I had been warned it might have done! As I write this my anaesthetic has just worn off and the I have popped some paracetomol as it […]

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admin on April 25th, 2021

14 years ago on 24th April our dear granddaughter Grace died. She is always in our thoughts and we miss her greatly. We are so proud of Stuart and Natalie and of course, the boys in the way they have grown as a family. Ollie was just 3 at the time and both Danny and […]

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admin on April 22nd, 2021

A major climate change online meeting with heads of the worlds main countries took place today. President Biden making a great announcement that the US has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by the year 2030. Quite a turn round from the Trump era. EU has agreed to cut CO2 emissions […]

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admin on April 21st, 2021

My antibiotics for my mouth infection are having some effect now as the pressure is easing and it is a bit more comfortable. I had a bad and strange experience on Tuesday night. I suddenly felt tired and went to bed early but when I turned over I had extreme dizziness and a very uncomfortable […]

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admin on April 19th, 2021

We are now allowed 2 nominated visitors to visit Mum so today Sue came with me . It made everything so much easier particularly as we were able to take Mum out in the garden for a short walk. Only around the decking and nearby path but it was such a relief and the weather […]

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admin on April 17th, 2021

A solemn, relatively low key service, the Order of Service all pre-arranged by the DofE himself. Only 30 attended due to Covid rules, but the entire programme was brilliantly organised and carried out as would have been his wish. RIP Prince Philip. . I have just heard of another sad death today. One of our […]

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admin on April 15th, 2021

Our little boy is 48 today, wow he is middle aged! He liked the garden lounger that we bought him, we just hope the boys don’t use it as trampoline. Natalie is still feeding the robins, they don’t look like being in a hurry to leave their cosy home just yet. I decided to stay […]

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