Monday, August 23, 2010
... which is just as well as our landline is out of order, (so send us an email or use my mobile if you need to get through over the next few days)
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Sunday, August 22, 2010
It's been very wet and quite windy here today. Although we had our rain jackets, it really was too warm to wear them (and walk)
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Thursday, August 19, 2010
Organised by Alison Cross, it gives us a chance to catch up with everyone in the extended family, over a spot of lunch. And very nice it was too.
In the background is Elsbeth (trying hard not to look like a Film Star) and Christabel (who's stroking an imaginary dog), and in the foreground Lewis tagging Francis Burke....
Posted by jonboy at 9:18 pm
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Had a text from Joanna earlier saying she was released from hospital at last, so lets hope her blood INR levels stay stable. It'll be nice to be home again, even if it means she won't be able to go climbing trees for a while like Miranda...
There a great slide show of photographs by Herman Leonard tonight on the Beeb site. Smoky Jazz filled rooms in all their glory...
Quincy Jones once said, ‘I used to tell cats that Herman Leonard did with his camera what we did with our instruments. Looking back across his career, I’m even more certain of the comparison: Herman’s camera tells the truth, and makes it swing. Musicians loved to see him around. No surprise; he made us look good.’
Also have a look at Robin Gibson's obituary
Posted by jonboy at 8:29 pm
Monday, August 16, 2010
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Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Another track recorded by Lewis last night, you can even download this one and play it on yer iPod Dudesters!
Best days of my life by MippyPress
Posted by jonboy at 10:02 pm
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 09, 2010
Sunday, August 08, 2010
We've been on the beach at Calshot today, it's been warm and sunny, just right for paddling around in the boats. Miranda had her fisrt go at paddling on her own in Lewis' kayak, which was feasible as the tide was so low (and Lewis was in sharing mode). The sandy bottom was absolutely covered in cockles, we could have collected a sackful I'm sure, had we wanted.
Posted by jonboy at 8:39 pm
Saturday, August 07, 2010
Dinner tonight was Morrocan with spicy koftas and salad with pittas, washed down with La Gitana manzanilla.
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Thursday, August 05, 2010
It has taken a while to get her to hold her arms outstretched, she's very obstinate and rarely listened to advice (...reminds you of anyone Caroline?) but who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks...
Posted by jonboy at 9:59 pm
Wednesday, August 04, 2010
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Tuesday, August 03, 2010
This evening Lewis and Caroline made Bilberry and Pear wine from his harvest of wild Bilberries which he picked whilst I was taking photos in Horner Woods.
The Exmoor ponies were fab and we're quite chilled now!
Posted by jonboy at 9:25 pm