Category Archives: Guinea pigs

Time passes. Listen. Time passes.

“Time passes. Listen. Time passes.” – Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas Juliet died two years ago today. Today I and the Long-Haired Pixies had lunch in Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Oxford, very pleasant. This time last year, the LHPs … Continue reading

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Even a ginepig can have a plaque

I actually have lots and lots to write about, since it’s been so long since I’ve written, other than a couple of very recent posts. Like how Christmas was for us all, contacting some of her college friends, and how … Continue reading

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Is it really three months?

A month since my last post, and more significantly, three months since Juliet died. Someone asked me today if the time had passed quickly or slowly. The former I think. Now we are well into autumn, the summer seems a … Continue reading

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And then there were two

To York and back today, to take Lucy to university – and to leave her there of course. She has been waiting for so long these last few weeks, all her friends have started their respective colleges and have been … Continue reading

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At Rock Edge

Saturday morning and it was a geoconservation morning at Rock Edge, Headington, Oxford. Rock Edge is a triple-SI (SSSI – Site of Special Scientific Interest) and I am a member of the Oxfordshire Geology Trust or OGT. Today we were … Continue reading

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Jane comes to visit

I had taken a day off from work today and spent the morning cleaning up the house a bit, not too much, in preparation for the visit of Jane and her two boys. Jane is over from Germany where she … 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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