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So This is Newtonmass…..

At last the year is turning; winter is still hard and frosty, but summer is on its way. We’re promised a thaw in a few days – can’t…

Transport to Delight…..

Had a good few days away visiting the family in Lancashire. Came back in time to beat the snow, but bought back a lurgy. Don’t know if it…

Passing For Old…..

Used my bus pass for the first time yesterday. A week ago, we pranged the car – not seriously, no damage done to us – and it has…

Thoughts….

….I really do have to get myself organised. I need to keep three websites regularly updated, and I’m falling behind with that; last week I bought myself a…

Dreamin’…

So today me & B went off to Glasgow to get our month’s supply of recycled veg cooking oil that fuels our car. Our supplier, Dave, has just…

Chalk up another failure…

Blaahhhhh. After six hours of absolutely sound, deep sleep, got woken this morning by a headache. Within the hour, it it had grown into M I G R…

Experiment….

I’m coming off my beta-blocker for an experimental period. I’ve been on various types – for my tachycardia – for the last five or six years and none…

It’s Library Bus Day!

We have a library bus come round here, every three weeks – a big converted bus full of books that tours around the outlying rural communities. Sure, we…

Sid Rawle: 1945 – 2010

Sid Rawle, the so-called “King of the Hippies” passed away, on 31st August. I knew Sid in the 70s/80s. I would run into him at free festivals, then…

Good work….

Have spent the whole day designing! Decided this morning that the Elfin Diary site needed a spruce-up before the shop site opens and next year’s Diaries go on…