Category Archives: Dinosaur garden

She would have been 51 today

This is just going to be a quick status update really, what’s been happening to our family in the five months since the last post. And of course because today would have been Juliet’s 51st birthday. So, in brief: The … Continue reading

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Squeakypig Escape

This is why I avoid writing the blog until late at night – because otherwise something exciting happens and I haven’t mentioned it. Like a guinea-pig escaping and making a bid for freedom! So Alice & I were getting the GPs in … Continue reading

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Funeral

Long post ahead – but then it’s been a very, very long day. I was awake at 4:30am and up by 7am. Dressed in scruffs first, went out to feed the GPs and to sweep the path by the new … Continue reading

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Sheep jumpers and the first day when…

Grey day. Haircut, bark chippings from B&Q, pub lunch (not a success) with the girls and Richard & Margaret. Then to the garden centre for an orgy of  flower-buying. Back home, after a cuppa, Margaret & I and the girls … Continue reading

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Quite a nice day

The gardener turned up again today – on a Sunday morning (!) – with a helper. They did a fantastic job and pretty much weeded the entire back garden by the early afternoon, leaving just bare earth with the few … Continue reading

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You Should Always Keep In Touch With Your Friends

Up early for the gardener’s arrival but the 07:40 knock at the door was a courier bearing a very large box – the GP cage! Dave the gardener arrived soon after and got to work. I’d looked at the garden … Continue reading

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Shopping Day

Girls at the Sales Spent the morning working at home and even talking to a customer, but this afternoon we took Juliet out to the shops in Banbury for a couple of hours. As before, she went in the hospice’s … Continue reading

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