Monthly Archives: July 2012

Let The Games Begin?

Last night I was at a 60th birthday celebration dinner with a bunch of mates. None of us were yet quite alive when the last Olympics were in London but I feel pretty sure that, if we had been, … Read more...

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A Knife Is Not Just For Christmas…..

……. not when it’s a Swiss Army Knife!

 

Von: eric.wilton@Swiss Army Knife
Gesendet: Montag, 16. Juli 2012 18:18
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Betreff: Victorinox Contact Form

In 1984 I bought a Victorinox ‘Office Suisse’ penknife in Zermatt. Last week, to my surprise, the … Read more...

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PIGS!

HPIt always amazes me when the British Parliament is held up as a shining example of democracy. How can that be even remotely so, given the structure of our legislature: a non-elected House of Lords and a first-past-the post House … Read more...

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Come On Andy!

 

I promised myself this year not to get sucked in again to the fortunes, or misfortunes, of Andy Murray at Wimbledon. But here I am again, on Men’s Semi Finals Day really rooting for the guy.  But hey….

Wimbledon 2007It’s … Read more...

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The Cleaner

I can heartily recommend having a “woman what does”.mop and bucket

Ours comes early on Wednesday mornings. By 8.30  the surfaces are clean, the floors are rid of dust, the toilet bowls are gleaming and there are no dishes in the sink. … Read more...

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Pétrus

The Ericle has no aspirations to become a restaurant reviewer but,  as a recently enrolled member of The Blogosphere, our anniversary lunch at Pétrus yesterday suggests itself as an opportunity too good to pass by. In Michael Winner style, I … Read more...

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I am not very good at “Love”….

….but today is our 25th. This poem says it best for me:

NOT LOVE PERHAPS

This is not Love, perhaps,
Love that lays down its life,
that many waters cannot quench,
nor the floods drown,
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A Mother-In-Law writes…….

The grandmother of my children is internet-phobic. She also loves to read, and share, inspirational bits. So every now and again, and again, little pieces of paper fall out of her letters. This is the most recent one: 

Mother TeresaPeople are Read more...

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