Monthly Archives: October 2010

I blog therefore I am

Andrew Marr has been describing bloggers at the Cheltenham Festival (the other one.) I might have to give up now I’ve read that; I don’t really want to become pimply and single.

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More morning sun

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We have a house guest for a long weekend

He belongs to my friends John and Sheila and is a most distinguished and elderly gent. His name is Leo and he is rather well behaved. Leo has had an interesting effect on Dylan who is behaving like a teenager … Continue reading

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We are all welded to the sofa

Four hours or reality talent shows. I can hardly move, and Dylan nodded off hours ago, but by the miracle of modern technology I can still just about raise the energy to take a photo on the Motorola and send … Continue reading

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Morning Sun

Trezza is going to be doing a writing workshop at Cheltenham next week as part of the other Cheltenham Festival and was up at my machine printing off some starting point images for exercises. This was one. I wonder what … Continue reading

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One Careful Owner

On the journey back from retrieving my car from its illegal impoundment I noticed that the mileage was heading to a landmark figure and I intended to keep an eye on it. Then I forgot all about the matter as, … Continue reading

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Swiss Tony

Is a lugubrious individual and as such I’m tipping him to be a star of the documentary film. He wasn’t expecting to see me, but that didn’t stop him from turning on a sixpence to give the customary Stokie salutation … Continue reading

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