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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

05/06/16

I've been a bit lax about writing about the move since my first post mainly because it's been a bit non-stop. Anyway, here's a brief overview.  read more ...

29/07/15

We're in the middle of doing the annual re-validation exercise of all the entries in the village directory for Milton, where we live. Not every organization we list quotes their subscription rates but some do and I've noticed some interesting rises this year so I started logging it in a spreadsheet.  read more ...

03/07/15

So yesterday was my birthday and, as I've done increasingly in recent years, I was having a birthday week and that day was off to Ely on the bus in search of amusement and pork burgers. As I left Pam, my 94 year next door neighbour, was opening the gates on her drive and said hello.  read more ...

07/12/14

Photo projects are all the rage these days. Some people, like my friend Paul, bravely set out to take a photo every day for a year but I'm still scarred by the memory of doing blog365 some years ago so I wasn't going to fall into that trap. So instead I thought I'd try for something a little less onerous and instead take at least one photo of everything that flowered in our back garden in 2014.  read more ...

23/11/14

The Hug run a list server which hosts various lists both locally and nationally because it's the sort of thing we do for ourselves, our friends, our community and for organisations we support and, if you're reading this post, you may well be a subscriber to one or more of them.  read more ...

16/02/14

In my last post I was talking about Violet Tweedale and said I could find no reference to her and Clarens staying at Milton Hall. But now that I've downloaded Ghosts I Have Seen from Project Gutenberg I have it.  read more ...

16/02/14

My last post was this photo of a little gravestone in the grounds on Milton Hall, just across the road from our house. I've been aware of its existence for many years but today I took a photo and stuck it up here.  read more ...

10/02/14

I walked down Fen Road to the Cam this morning expecting the fields to be starting to flood given reports I've seen only to discover that although the field opposite by Biggin Abbey was awash the river seemed to be going down as there was a definite "tide mark" of debris on the bank.  read more ...

02/02/14

A while ago now I had cause to look up the River Cam on Wikipedia. On that page there's a map of the river in the style of a London Underground map showing all the branches and things that cross it.  read more ...

11/01/14

As it's an unseasonably nice day I've been out taking photos around the village for the Milton village photo archive and when I got back I slurped them off the camera to take a look at them.  read more ...

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