Monthly Archives: October 2013

Beaufort Minor

Flushed with my success at the auction, I have gotten myself an eBay account.  Here is the tale of my first sortie into that particular breach. For a long time, I have wanted a tweed hat something like the one … Continue reading

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The Garden’s Out

The comment which Ian of mud4fun made here reminded me that I should update this. There isn’t much to say.  The tomatoes were late and came all at once.  The commercial growers were in the same boat.  It was just … Continue reading

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Autumn Trip Pt 1

We took a trip to Iowa earlier this month.  This is a picture of our friend’s farmhouse.  I painted it last year at this time for our last visit. We find the space of the farm and living in Iowa … Continue reading

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The Little Things

I have always wanted a Land Rover.  One day, my Wife came home with one for me.  It is the white one in the middle of the photograph which my Son took today. I have always wanted an Aga.  On … Continue reading

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Croquet on the Lawn

It is the first week in October.  It was 24 C today.  My Father-in-law has come up for my Daughter’s birthday; they and my Son were playing croquet in the backyard this afternoon. I think that I shall listen to … Continue reading

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Venison and Mushroom Pie

There was some venison in the freezer which needed something done to it.  The children wanted Venison and Mushroom Pie.  So, we did the following. First, we took: 3 lbs Cubed venison 6 oz Bacon, chopped 12 oz Portobello mushrooms … Continue reading

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