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  • Chicken Diary - the final chapter
    Chicken Diary – the final chapter
    It was a few years after we arrived in Charfield, perhaps 2004, when we started keeping chickens. Today, for now at least, we’ve stopped.¬†Last night unbeknown to us, Mr Fox paid a visit and murdered our remaining...
  • Piano accompaniment (update)
    Piano accompaniment (update)
    Another day another visit to the hospital. Janet’s doing fine and her results are slowly improving. Most importantly there seems no immediate danger of serious rejection. Main issues at the moment are inadequate pain relief, but some...
  • Riding the Roller-Costa (update)
    Riding the Roller-Costa (update)
    Ok, it’s not strong and it’s certainly not as good as my own grind and brew, but I’m very glad someone thought to put not one but two Costa’s in Southmead Hospital. Yes, we’re back again today,...
  • Now we are five...
    Now we are five…
    Spring equinox returns, as it invariably does, and I take my customary stroll around the village. Nothing changes, and in the distance I can hear the limestone quarry as it expands toward us. Nothing changes, and the...
  • Soaking the Solar
    Soaking the Solar
    Spring comes and with it the onset of solar generation… But the panels have been up more than three years now and it shows. Today, they got a quick pre-summer wash down by a man in a...
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