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The Midland

About 12 months ago I set up a WordPress site for my local. It didn’t get used much so I stopped updating it. The landlord has asked one of the bar staff if she could look after the pub’s Facebook … Continue reading

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Linear thinking

I get some weird ideas when I let my mind wander off on its own. The rusty old wheelbarrow I rescued from a skip some time ago has a flat tyre. I could get some puncture repair gunk from the … Continue reading

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Another Sunday fridge clearance

The Sunday morning survey of the fridge’s contents revealed a glut of celery, peppers and courgettes as this week’s leftovers. An odd mixture but what the heck. A curry is now simmering away in the slow cooker. The bulk is … Continue reading

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Sunday Special

Stood looking at the contents of the fridge and wondering what to cook for Sunday lunch. Something different from my staple diet of bean chilli and veggie curry. Something tasty. Something spicy. I bought a couple of packets of stuffing … Continue reading

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Ooooh, that hurts so much.

Do you ever have one of those days? Seen on a model railway forum, where the discussion was originally about modelling the Festiniog Railway’s gravity trains, on a circular layout.

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What a day. Wednesday is usually my day off but the other driver is on holiday so I was working yesterday. Sandra and Mandy, the two lovely ladies at Middlewich, gave me a wonderful birthday present, and a helium filled … Continue reading

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How does he do it?

I crushed two worming tablets into a bowl with a bit of broken biscuit to disguise the texture then added a drop of water, to soften the mixture, and stirred it into half a tin of Doggiedins. Harvey was there … Continue reading

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Lovely photo

The kids had a short break in Wales with my Mum recently. No prizes for spotting the location.

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Trailblazing across the pampas

(Readers of my other blog will recognise the reference to South American grasslands.) Harvey will usually bark at anybody who dares to walk past the house or park on the road, yet he’s currently stretched out on the settee happily … Continue reading

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Chilli nuts? No, nut chilli

Chilli nuts are a very nice bar snack, available in most good pubs. Nut chilli, on the other hand, is something else completely! I’ve had half a bag of mixed nuts in the cupboard for a while. It only contained … Continue reading

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