Monthly Archives: February 2011

The dead of night

Ssssh. Quiet. It’s very quiet. One hour done, 11 to go. UghhhhHHHH. It’s going to be a long night, this one. It’s only 8pm yet feels like the very VERY dead of night. The network is down. Although there’s internet … Continue reading

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Back

The errant labourer returned the folowing day. Muttering about boilers breaking down and bad bus timetables. Glad he’s back. We’ve known him for years. One of life’s terminal odd job men, hard working, amenable, gentle and honest. Rare. He’s in … Continue reading

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A day of contrasts

What a freezing day? Cooo, the old fingers nearly fell off fiddling with the locks this morning. Pity, I’d rather been hoping that spring was in the air. It was last week, just for the day though, sadly. Things are … Continue reading

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Rainy saturday

Saturday evening and contemplating the first gin of the day. Mobile rings, showing a Norwegian caller. It’s the sytem technician and he needs access to the site. I’m the duty man so into the Nissan and off to south Thanet. … Continue reading

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Boats

A day to play at boats today. A trip from Git to Gunfleet Sands and then possibly our own field to look at the metmast and waveriders. A good day. Allatsea likes being on boats, only for short periods mind. … Continue reading

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Nausea

It being valentine’s day I thought I’d better embrace the sentiment of the occasion for the sake of good relations with memsahib. I thus popped down to the battle ground that is Margate High Street (anti stab vest a pre-requisite folks), … Continue reading

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Spring

Despite there being two severe weather warnings in force this morning, with ice in Devon and heavy snow in central jockland, here in the glorious southeast, Westbrook in particular, spring is in the air. It’s gorgeous, a feel ‘good to … Continue reading

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