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Sausage to Lycra and back

Thursday had been a busy day – cooking. I started by making several batches of shepherd’s pie mixture with my special ingredient that is the leftover meat and sauce from a Kleftiko (Slow cooked lamb that originated during the time … Continue reading

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What a Relief

“Am I enjoying retirement? “I get asked when I’m stopped in the street.   Well, the news is that I’ve been to work!   A week last Saturday I was called off the bench and turned out for Stoke Canon … Continue reading

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Tuesday 2nd April

My April Fool’s Day stunt has proved better than I initially thought. I was stopped on the way to the paper shop this morning by Lucie who said she had been taken in by it and went into Costcutter to … Continue reading

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Friday 22nd March

Oh what a night http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liyiT_DGREA We had been invited for a drink to celebrate the last day of our contract with the post office. We wandered along the street to meet our friends who very kindly opened a bottle of … Continue reading

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Wednesday 20th March

I was up at the usual time, courtesy of the alarm clock, and the auditor was waiting outside on the steps as planned at 08:30. The good news is that she found 6 more £1 stamps than I thought I … 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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Thursday 17th January

A day of texts, tweets and emails relating to burgers but I have ‘moo’ved on.  The majority of the conversations today was about the imminent snow deposits that are due over night. Several people came in to get their money … Continue reading

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