Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wednesday 29th February

What a beautiful day in Bampton today. For the first time this year we had the shop door open most of the day. Our rule is that when it gets to 16 C then we leave the door open. It … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th February

Tomorrow is only 300 days to Christmas. My countdown to Xmas will be in the window in the morning. How many people will spot it and make a comment.  It does normally wind up a few people. Do you want to … Continue reading

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Monday 27th February

The Cheltenham Festival is now only 2 weeks away and it was good to see Kauto Star and Desert Orchid exercising in Bampton this morning. One of our regular customers who posts out little bottles of super-duper GLUE came in … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th February

This is Saturday’s blog being written on Sunday morning. I have an excuse though as friends are here for the weekend and as soon as we closed the Post Office they dragged me kicking and screaming to the Bridge at … Continue reading

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Friday 24th February

 New stamps yesterday – Britons of Distinction. How many do you recognise? What else can you tell from the photo? –          I got this via a tweet –          My phone is on the O2 network –          My battery is well … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd February

The Nat West mobile van comes to Bampton once a week on a Thursday for about 25 minutes and tries to park somewhere in Brook Street. Today it could not find a space so double parked outside the Post Office. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 22nd February

Why are we fascinated with people digging holes? The council subcontractors were out early this morning putting out the cones and digging up the pavement. People are drawn to such holes and want to go across have a peer in it, … Continue reading

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