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Blog entries have been conspicuous by their absence these past few months due to a combination of not really getting any fishing done since our visit to Anglesey last year and the weather being too grim to even contemplate going out for a stroll never mind a ‘proper’ walk. We have been getting out and about though but in a completely different way… We’ve taken up running and much to my surprise let alone anyone else’s were enjoying it immensely. It is one of those things that we can do…

I picked up the car last night from Banks and Derbyshire and after all the relevant bits and pieces being replaced, including 2 of the wheels, it looks fantastic and drives better than it ever did. I can whole heartedly recommend this local Preston company to anyone who needs their car bodywork repairing, their service was second to none. All I now have to do is hassle the insurance company to get the other party to accept liability then I can claim back my expenses. It is great to get…

Well we haven’t been out walking or fishing for a while as we’ve been busy trying to sort out the front garden. I am pleased to say it’s nearly finished except for putting in some new plants so it was great when my mother rang and asked if we wanted to go round for a BBQ on Saturday to celebrate father day and Wendy’s birthday a day early while the weather was nice. If you’ve read my earlier post, Watering the Garden, you’ll know that Mum & Dad live near…

Last week saw my Mother and Father take a well earned holiday in Gozo, Malta, so I volunteered to go up to their place and water the conservatory and Dads vegetable patch. While I was there I thought I’d try out the Nikon 2200’s close up facility and as you can see by the results – it seems very good. This first picture is of the Apple blossom with the conservatory, blurred deliberately for effect, in the background. The conservatory got a good soaking as per Mum’s instructions so I…