This stature of a Sheppard in Abergavenny has a small sign warning against climbing on the statue.
No wonder the sheep look worried!
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Wednesday, 31 October 2007
Monday, 29 October 2007
The Kennet and
I’m told the boat was hired only a few hundred yards away on Saturday.
It got its rudder wedged on a lock gate and has sunk at a spot where the towpath is narrow, so it can’t be moved till two small cranes that fit the towpath can be brought in on Tuesday.
Friday, 26 October 2007
Tuesday, 23 October 2007
We were leaving for a wedding in Abergavenny at noon today, unfortunately Wendy fell leaving the front door.
She has chipped a bone in her leg and strained a tendon.
But she has received excellent treatment at the new NHS Bath walk in centre in
Monday, 22 October 2007
Friday, 19 October 2007
Though they were announced a year ago I spotted a Dyson Blade hand dryer for the first time yesterday.
It produces an air stream flowing at 400mph. This unheated air is channelled through a 0.3 millimetre gap, no thicker than an eyelash.
A sheet of air acts like an invisible windscreen wiper to wipe moisture from hands leaving them completely dry.
It’s yours for around £600 + VAT; maybe I’m not hanging around the right washrooms!
This one is at The Mall Cribbs Causeway.
Thursday, 18 October 2007
Wednesday, 17 October 2007
Sunday, 14 October 2007
Friday, 12 October 2007
We were shopping in Wells today; in the Market Place Bernard House has a shop.
I usually look at his stock of antique barometers and instruments, but today my eye was caught by some space collectables including this piece of heat reflecting foil from Apollo 12.