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May 2006

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Cat-tastic!

I’ve just arranged to go and see the little boy cat and little girl cat next Sunday. The people seem delighted by the idea that they will be going to the same home, and are alright with the idea of…

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Moggies

I may have found my kittens. One of my parent’s neighbours cats had kittens a while back, one of which, now living away from home, has had kittens. They have two left, a male and a female, both small, short-haired…

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Postcard From Italy

Last year, I asked for suggestions of postcards to send back from Romania. On Midsummer’s day I fly out to Venice, and from their, after three days of seeing the sinking city, two weeks in the dolomites. I now have…

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The Birthday ‘Me’ Post

So two days on, and two days into my thirty-third year, what did I get for my birthday. Curiously all food and drink related. I got a stove-top espresso maker and cups, a juicer (which if handled rightwrong) spits chunks…

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Hippo birdy two ewes…

Happy Birthday wishes to Luisa! Not sure how young you are, because LiveJournal doesn’t tell me these things, but birthday congratulations and celebrations to you!! May is deffinitely a good day to have a holiday whatever the weather!! 😉  

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Little Donkeys

Originally uploaded by shepline on 21 May ’06, 1.15pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 21 May ’06, 1.16pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 21 May ’06, 1.14pm BST PST.

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Room 101

England car flags. How pathetically annoying is it when you see them driving around, flapping in the wind. I try to be tolerant, but it’s just pathetically stupid to put them on your car. Here endeth the rant.  

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The end of page 332

There is an explanation. I’m not saying that it is necessary the explanation, but it has more than a little to do with the resolution of the story. Will it be an end to Helen and Ben’s sibling rivalry?  

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The inspiration of the night

It’s a curious thing that there does definitely seem to be a correlation between the more time you have to do something and the less that you actually achieve. So it is, that with a whole weekend spread out before…

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The end is (not so) nigh

It’s always the same. The weekend is spread out before me with hours of quality writing at my disposal. Ample oportunity to to get within a last grasp of the finishing line that is The Novel. And when I am…

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Bluebells and Orchids in May

Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May ’06, 3.31pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May ’06, 3.37pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May ’06, 3.36pm BST PST. Originally uploaded by shepline on 14 May…

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Ggrrr…

If there’s one thing I hate more than procrastination (ie. playing minesweeper), then that is job applications…

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Eeek…!!

It seems that I have just managed to buy myself a piccolo. I made two bids for the item on ebay, the first making me the ‘current high bidder’ but not ‘meeting the reserve price’. The second, of four quid…

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Spring days and strangeness

1. What a gorgeous day it was today. After the traffic chaos of the past couple of days, I actually managed to get to work on time today – which is good because oddly, not being a morning person I…

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Send me a postcard…

Send me a postcard of the town where you live. You know the one’s I mean – the one’s you would never normally send – those one’s showing an obscure local attraction. Don’t tell me you are sending it, just…

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Lost the plot?

For the record, I’m not watching the second series of Lost (currently showing on Channel 4. I’m not wasting my time on it anymore. I heard it was good. It look intriguing. I gave it a damn good go (I…

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A Celebration of Spring

A changeable weekend. An odd mix of cold and grey, and bright and sunny and warm weather. To complement this, I have found myself flitting from thing to thing, unable to settle for long. I’ve done a bit of gardening;…

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