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Monthly Archives: July 2005

we had just finished practicing with the band yesterday morning when suddenly esther ran in to the marquee and said “quick daddy, you need to come now” in a really urgent voice. i was a bit concerned then she said “you need to bring your camera”.
i followed as she ran out in to the field and she she said “look, it’s a dummy daddy!”. she was very pleased with herself. and so was i.

as long time viewers will know, i’ve taken this picture before, but it always makes me gasp when i walk past it. It’s on the corner of the Treasury building on Whitehall (on the corner of Parliament Square and Parliament Street [see here] as you walk away from the river)

this shop has had a sign saying ‘back in 2 weeks’ up for the last 3 weeks, but you wouldn’t know as there’s no date.
but there is a Soduku and crossword on the newspaper stuck on the window and i’m kinda tempted to use a washable pen and write the answers on the outside of the window !

i should have thought about this before, but i’m likely to see a lot of church leaders with power drills this week. i saw a few yesterday but didn’t take their photos. i hope they’ll be more.
here’s john to keep us going. he’s a proper ordained minister. licenced to drill.

it was my lovely wife jane’s birthday on friday and i had been so useless i didn’t even get her a cake. in my defence, i am always totally rubbish, so it wasn’t anything personal.
life has been completely hectic of late so it was great for just the two of us to go out for meal.
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unfortunately we showed our age by feeling tipsy after one pint/one glass of wine and too tired to stay for a dessert or even coffee !
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anyway, many belated returns jane !

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