Monthly Archives: August 2011

SHOPS, FIELDS, AND KITTIES


     We have been dashing around, predictably, and there hasn’t been much time to get near a computer. Anyway, this will show that we are genuinely in Ingerlund, being the view from our bedroom (which room we have swiped … Continue reading

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OF TEEF THAT GO IN THE NIGHT, AND WATER BABIES


Still frantically preparing to set off for the Kingdom-not-so-united, I really didn’t need a tooth to lose a filling and a goodly part of itself on Thursday night. This taxed my sense of humour to the utmost, particularly when my … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL PLINKETTY-PLONK


A plonk got away From a piano one day, And drifted with evil intent Of finding, for play. And for leading astray. A plink young and quite in-no-cent.   He found a fair plink And he gave her a wink, … Continue reading

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LIGHTING UP STRAIGHT TO A FILTER, NOW SMOKING!


I finally did what I should have tried weeks ago – battled my way through automated replies until I got a living, breathing, really clued-up lady who boosted my router and got me to renew the filter on the fax. All … Continue reading

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‘SNO GOOD MOANING


  My net has been gross, as may have been noticed by the fact that my time of being present is well past.     On Sunday we zoomed inland in search of snow. It was snow good, as we … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL CARDBOARD CUTOUT


To call things cardboard is disdained By businesses who use it, Preferring, it must be explained (So as not to abuse it), That proper names should be retained Used by those who produce it, And you will earn expressions pained If … Continue reading

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DROPPING A LINE


  My internet has been coming and going for the last couple of days, but mainly going. Then, today, when lights lit up and I wanted to catch up with blogs, I had a very kind lady sending me 24 rather … Continue reading

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