Monthly Archives: July 2010

Low water

Friday morning. Westbrook. Low water, lots of seaweed on the foreshore. The grockles will be complaining. Again. It’s either the seaweed or the seagulls that gets them up in arms. I’m half expecting them to start on about the wetness … Continue reading

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Modern scouting

Dear Mum, Our Scoutmaster told us to write to our parents in case you saw the flood on TV and got worried. We are okay. Only one of our tents and 2 sleeping bags got washed away. Luckily, none of … Continue reading

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Travels

Hotel Maria, Constanta, Romania. Wziting for transport to Bucharest airport. A three hour drive away. hmm.Not a road travel fan at the best of times.   Job done here, working at home tomorrow. London for the rest of the week. … Continue reading

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A first

Tut tut tut. Missed my flight tonight. Got to Terminal 5 that bit too late to check in. Three hours 25 minutes to get to LHR 5 rather than the more normal 1 hour 55. Oh deary me. That’s the … Continue reading

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To the East, the East

Been busy with little ship surveys for the last few days, all essentially, local. One was even a simple short car ride away from home. If only they were all like that. Sigh.   Anyway, back to normal tomorrow with … Continue reading

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Autumn by James Farrar

Time for a bit of kulchar       Brave roadside ragwort scurried under wind. The mad meadow grass where mildewed agony Spews forth crows like ghouls Clanking the hedge-eddies with fingered spread. The hedge-dank leaf-fouled lane before me falls … Continue reading

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Longer than i thought

In a cold and analytical assessment of the remaining items at 143, we produced the following list. It’s much bigger than we’d initially thought it would be. Ooops and groan all rolled into one.   Here tis Render gable frontage, … Continue reading

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