Monthly Archives: October 2008

The North beckons

When I went to pick Tigger up from work today, she gave me that knowing look and whispered the words that always set my heart a-flutter: “We’re off to Sheffield on Monday!” Yes! Another courier run has popped up just … Continue reading

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A new computer, hurrah!

Tomorrow, all being well, we are off down south to pick up our new desktop computer. It is stuffed with all the latest gizmos but because it has been built by Tigger’s brother, who runs his own business as an … Continue reading

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On the brink of winter

Tigers are found in many climates from the tropics to the snows of Siberia but this Tiger, for one, hates the cold. Becoming cold makes me feel miserable and it takes me a long time to warm up again. That … Continue reading

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Hunting the elusive multi-pen

Paper Mate™ PhD Multi Pen I recently explained that I was looking for a combined pen and pencil for my handbag. The rules were that the pen must include black and red ballpoints and a mechanical pencil, and that refills … Continue reading

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Camulodunum

Colchester Town Hall As we haven’t been on a courier run this week, we felt justified in taking a train ride today. (We are still economizing and treating a courier run as that week’s excursion.) Town Hall detail It’s some … Continue reading

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Paris finished

I have finally finished writing up our week in Paris. It took a long time (and a lot of words and photos) because we packed a lot into those 7 days. If you are interested in reading it, you will … Continue reading

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It’s in the bag

King’s Cross Thameslink tunnel This tunnel is under what we used to know as the King’s Cross Thameslink station in the good old days when you could catch a train here that would carry you south to Sutton, East Croydon, … Continue reading

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