Monthly Archives: July 2011

Get Back…..

‘Tis odd having UK television and – at last – radio on tap. It’s been years since I watched telly, never had  much interest in it really, though my brother spent much of his working life as a specialist sports … Continue reading

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Late In The Evening…..

Another hot – very hot – day yesterday. 47 degrees in sun, 34 in shade at 18:00. Stifling and unpleasantly warm!  Much the same on the cards for today. Beginning to dread the prospect of August, when temps reach their … Continue reading

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I’m Calling You…..

Each evening as i put down my book, say g’night to Jack & Charlie, and switch off the bedside light, a repeated sound keeps me awake for a while before I gradually drift off. I remember it well from our … Continue reading

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There’s A Bright Side Somewhere…..

Another hot old day here in Spain. Although, we did have a bit of rain yesterday…..about two minutes worth of half-hearted downpouring but rain!  The problem with growing Veg in pots on roof terraces is that you must get water … Continue reading

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Trouble In Mind…..

Running at about 25 degrees in the shade today but there is a welcome light breeze. Charlie thumped me on the nose at about 06:30 this morning, indicating his thoughts on the imminent sunrise and a desire to have a … Continue reading

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There Was Something In The Air…..

Good old ABBA, one of the few good things to come out of Sweden. At least with them, you know where you are, sort of.  And while Sweden is like this for half the year: In summer, it is oft … Continue reading

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Summertime…..

Another hot – too hot! – day again today. Charlie nudged me awake about 06:20 with an attempt to find an open window/escape route. Needing a Pee anyway, I got up and opened the downstairs windows for him. They have … Continue reading

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