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admin on August 8th, 2020

Another hot day. Stuart, Natalie, Oliver, Danny and Toby arrived in the morning. The young boys loved the Shelterbox tent we had ready and we are hoping they last the night in it. A perfect evening weather wise so fingers crossed. This afternoon we all went to the quarries, had a great paddle in the […]

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admin on August 7th, 2020

As it was going to be hot today (34 degrees) I went for an early 5k run. Very uncomfortable, very muggy so just a jog through the valley. Sue had a lunch party with 4 friends today so I was the waiter. It all went well, nice to see Diane, glad she is keeping herself […]

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admin on August 6th, 2020

Today it was my turn to visit Mum. With the new rules it will be me from now on as the constant visitor. This is the home’s policy based on Govt Guidance. Fortunately, Viv was able to visit last Sunday, Les the week before and Sue the week before that, so it is my first […]

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admin on August 5th, 2020

For the unaware TT means Time Trial, a cycling event where we race against the clock over a set course. Today’s was a 10 mile ride near Tenterden. After an early morning start I rode to Biddenden where I met Les and some others from our gang and we made our way to Tenterden for […]

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admin on August 4th, 2020

According to the daily Care Report Mum was quite comfortable today and apparently played a ball game and went to the Shopping Trolley, whatever that is. I only left her a bit of money when she started at the home. I wonder if she has spent it, I am visiting on Thursday I’ll find out? […]

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admin on August 3rd, 2020

I returned to Leybourne Lake today. A pleasant day, so as Sue’s blood donor session had been cancelled due to the Virus she came with me. Sue walked, I swam! This was the first time that I had used my new watch in open water, it marked a good course, but I needed another 5 […]

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admin on August 1st, 2020

For the first time since last year I managed a bike ride followed by a decent run. Not so hot as yesterday, but very pleasant. I cycled to join friend Mike at Brenchley then off we went to Cranbrook. Found the cafe called Food for Thought. We were made very welcome and I even managed […]

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admin on July 31st, 2020

Hottest day of the year today, 34 degrees here, 35 at Heathrow. Some talk that it was near 38 in some places in the South making it 3rd hottest ever recorded.A bit of rain tonight and temperatures lower tomorrow, pleasant 25 degrees so I am off for another ride with Mike. Sue went for a […]

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admin on July 29th, 2020

The rule over one nominated visitor to Barty House is causing a lot of frustration. I haven’t received the letter yet, I have only had a phone call telling me that it is policy. I will be calling the manager tomorrow to at least get the reasoning behind the decision but I don’t hold great […]

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admin on July 27th, 2020

Good that I am on my last day of anti-biotics and the pain has diminished somewhat, although it still feels uncomfortable. Good that Garmin is back up and running after a ransom cyber attack turned it off for several days. Good that I had my first swim in the pool today. I managed 1500 metres […]

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