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About The Author

Born 9 December 1933. Former Royal Air Force person. Retired Church of England Clergyman. Father. Grandfather. Expectant Great Grandfather. Paid up member of the Liberal Democrats. Fervent Remainer.

Success !

After yesterday’s debacle it was back to the internetweb for further consultation using the new error code offered by the last failure. The general consensus seemed to be as follows : 1. Delete the entire ontents of the Software Downloads … Continue reading

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Why do we do these things to ourselves ?

The Microsoft “Fall Update” – 1709 – trashed my laptop completely and I had to do a complete Windows reinstall and lose all my programmes. It is only recently that I have finally got it back to something like its … Continue reading

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Castramon Wood . . .

A fine Sunday tempted us out for lunch and a drive around . . . ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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New Fence Time . . .

The old fences were decaying with time and were held up by stays added over the years, and then some gales in the new year finished things off. so we had to break open the piggy bank. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” … Continue reading

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Trying out the NextGen Photo Gallery . . .

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] This is an attempt to make use of the word press gallery plugins. Several were tried including Envira and Foo but this NextGen Gallery tool seems to be the easiest (though not simple by any … Continue reading

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Faffing About . . .

No, not the UK Government ! After a week or two of wondering whether we had a slow puncture or a leaking valve or what ever, the garage had the wheel off today and there was a whopping great worn … Continue reading

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Hallo ! We’re back . . .

Back in May of 2017 I tried continuing this blog on Blogger as I thought it might be easier to maintain.  In some ways it was, but the old Word Press blog needed updating on a regular basis so as … Continue reading

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Moving Moments . . .

This blog is on the move, and its continuation can be found at : Lengthening Shades where I hope we shall continue our acquaintance for some time yet . . . WordPress updated to v. 4.9.5. and themes, plugins and … Continue reading

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Why so secretive . . . ?

Note the date on the front cover of this House of Commons Library publication . . .   Elise Uberoi of the House of Commons Library evidently prepared this document and it was published on 3rd June 2015 – over … Continue reading

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The Great “Majority” Myth . . .

It has puzzled me for some time that we are constantly told that “Leave won” (“suck it up”), that the “Nation” voted for “Out”, that there was a majority in favour of non-EU membership, that we have heard the “voice … Continue reading

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