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The Ice House

One regular spot in my week’s activity is a grand English baroque hall. Tucked away, easily bypassed at the Hall is the Ice House. If you haven’t seen one its essentially a big pit, with a small entrance and it seeks to be … Continue reading

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Ozymandias?

Ok, last night I watched the second of a series about the Normans. I had not, in all honesty, realised just how brutal, emphatic and long lasting the effects of the Norman Conquest were. Today I journeyed through the New … Continue reading

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That’s the way you do it!

Weymouth today, not quite sure what it would be like, small, quiet fishing village or……. well not as tacky as Blackpool – a bustling seaside resort. the grand fronted houses all now eateries and B&Bs. And on the beach, a … Continue reading

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An apology

If you are driving the highways and byways of Dorset and stuck behind some silver grey Astra that is being driven somewhat cautiously its probably me, sorry! My family would say I was not a fast driver anyway but in … Continue reading

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So who are the inmates?

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Everything changes……. or does it?

Visit to Dorcheter yesterday, looked on the tourist guide like a place full of wide open spaces, nice walks and plenty to see. Turned out the ‘green’ spaces were in fact representative of buildings…. my error, my assumption. Place was … Continue reading

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Far from the madding crowd

———- Forwarded message ———- From: Roger Neilson Date: Sunday, August 8, 2010 Subject: Far from the madding crowd To: post@didactylos.posterous.com Some technical issues sorted, got wifi where I am via a variety of tricks. Slow but perhaps that echoes the … Continue reading

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Far from the madding crowd

Some technical issues sorted, got wifi where I am via a variety of tricks. Slow but perhaps that echoes the pace. Now…. 1, 2, 3 ‘We’re all going on a summer holiday, no more worries……….. For a week or two!’ … Continue reading

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Where’s all the books?

Some rights reserved by Ευτυχία (Jim is Nice) Ok, I’m not in the publishing business so I may be completely wrong but here’s my views. I use an Ipad now. I love the screen and the fact that ‘books’ are far more readable on … Continue reading

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What’s it really worth?

 Some rights reserved by bostone Yesterday I took my car into two places for sorting. A stubborn oil leak needed finding and then fixing. So, first off a steam clean of the engine, then round to the garage to get them to … Continue reading

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