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Monthly Archives: May 2008

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today (bank holiday monday) and yesterday are the biannual Sonning Scarecrow Trail.  As usual there was a fantastic number of excellent scarecrows (75+ i think) in this pretty village by the Thames.

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this year we decided to give marks out of 10 on our map to help us choose our favourite.  Kezia was in charge of numbers.

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i liked these ones playing tennis above the street

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you can see some of the rather posh sonning houses on these pictures

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it was also great to see some popular and so not so popular characters appearing in the trail.  such as the excellent mighty boosh 

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Esther made me do some impressions of the Moon and Harrison which amused her, confused kezia, and worried the locals.

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the same happened when we found cartman.

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there was also a healthy amount of death and destruction, whether sharks eating limbs (very popular) or Pete Doherty and Amy Winehouse in rehab. 

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or how about this drunked whitch witch has crashed in to a tree


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or this canon being fired from a canon

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perhaps most scary of all was iggle piggle, seen here with the lady who was going in to the house.  i wonder if that’s actually iggle piggle’s wife, and they just happen to live here in real life ?


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anyway, another great afternoon.  if you’re reading this on monday morning and can get to sonning before 5pm then i highly recommend it !
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bother in law kev has been tagged.  he looks proud of it here, but the reality will catch up with him soon.

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he found himself stuck behind the bars in the don’t go in there place

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and ended up in a bare cell.

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let that be a warning to you all.

(thanks to bother in law kev for not being too bothered when i take his photo!)

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the weekend holiday began with a party for jane’s dad (referred to as Party).  this is his grandson (my nephew) Thomas and not Party doing a cart wheel.

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here is bother-in-law kev and party

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and here’s kev doing egg ‘n’ spoon as part of the faily obstacle race jane constructed

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