Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thursday 31st January

When I looked out of the window this morning this is the sight I saw.   Will the tanker fit up Mary Lane? No chance I thought. What was really happening was that the oil tanker was parking as close … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30th January

Do you fancy some sunshine?   One of our customers who comes to visit her mother lives in Spain and rents out the house next door so we suggested she put an advert in our window.   The plans for … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th January

An early customer posted a parcel to a Mrs Fingerbottom. I thought ‘What an unfortunate surname’. I spied the Mid Devon ‘Dog Poo’ spotter putting up a sign next to the poo bin. I presume he was performing his ‘Bill … Continue reading

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Monday 28th January

After a weekend away it was back to reality this morning as the alarm clock woke me up while it was still dark outside. We provided a new service to a customer this morning as he came in and asked … Continue reading

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Burns Night (Weekend)

Friday was the day that fans of Robbie Burns http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Burns     celebrated his birthday. For several years now we have been invited to join our friends in Grove, Oxfordshire who get together to have a Burns Supper. As we travelled … Continue reading

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Friday 25th January

Early blog today as shooting up the motorway this evening for a Robbie Burns celebration meal. Brittany Ferries have managed to bugger up the arrangements for our French twinners due in May. Since year dot they have travelled over on … Continue reading

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Thursday 24th january

Last Thursday night we put out our compostable brown bins in readiness for collection on Friday morning. Overnight on Friday it snowed like billyoh   Noun 1. billyoh – an unimaginably large amount; “British say `it rained like billyo’ where … Continue reading

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