Monthly Archives: January 2009

It’s been cold…

You’ve probably heard me complain (it’s a whinging thing that has to be done I think). Kate enjoyed playing on this frozen lake. See the rocks etc on the ice?  She couldn’t break through the top.  It was interesting, when … Continue reading

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Devon in January

Another trip we made over the Christmas break was down to Devon (South West England).  Not sure where to go or what to do, we ended up in Exeter.  Exeter is a neat medieval town with some lovely old buildings.  … Continue reading

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Travels

Even though I wasn’t well over the Christmas period we still managed to get some tripping about done.  The last day of the year we headed to Stonehenge.  I love this place even when it’s crowded with heaps of tourists!  … Continue reading

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Now I’ve seen it all…

Last night my friend Brian kindly took me out for dinner at St Catherine’s SCR (Senior Common Room).  This event incorporated the pomp and ceremony expected of Oxford.  The food was amazing, each of the four courses matched with wine, … Continue reading

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Walking on a nice winter afternoon

Today we joined up with the Oxford branch of the Ramblers (the UK walking group) and wandered around North East from where we live.  I was amazed to see Woodperry House in the middle of our walk (pictured below).  Built … Continue reading

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Chickens!

Kate was missing her chickens and we found this.  If you have a spare 1 min 47 sec I highly recommend it!

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Need I say more??

This morning was not warm… the car even thought so. UPDATE: it seems that we’re not the only place hit by the cold.  The whole of the UK is freezing! UPDATE 2: got to -12 last night… caused the Padstow … Continue reading

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Things to do in the cold…

Over Christmas I was pretty ill.  I had quite a nasty virus.  Given the weather wasn’t that flash, staying inside was a good option.  I’m starting to understand why board games were invented… So between Christmas and New Years Kate … Continue reading

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