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July 2008

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More Expense…

Okay, so I won’t be getting my car back from its service today. Apparently it needs some little oxygen censor. This is a something that is probably about the size of my finger nail but will cost me an arm…

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C1? Digital display rubbish

This time round I decided to take my car in for its service and MOT the night before, and so I rolled up at The Holt to collect my loan car. They said it had a quarter of a tank…

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Wedding Sites and Computer Woes

Em and I had a nice walk at Stowe today before retreating home for lunch and shelter from the hot and sunny weather. It has been too hot to do anything much outside and so I have been engaging with…

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Kwik Stop at Kwik Fit

I didn’t think that my car’s silencer should have gone quite yet, after all it was only replaced a year ago at its last service. And it hadn’t. The silencer was working perfectly. It’s just that the exhaust pipe wasn’t…

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A noise like thunder

The advantage of nice weather is that when driving home in the afternoon sun, you can slide down the windows, and roll back the sunroof. The downside to this is that you can hear the alarmingly embarrassing noise coming from…

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Five more questions (the July meme)

1. Leave me a comment saying, “Interview me.” 2. I will respond by asking you 5 questions of a personal nature. 3. You will update your LJ with the answers to the questions. 4. You will include this and an…

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The First Chaffinch

Or at least, I think it was a Chaffinch. It certainly wasn’t a Starling, or a Blue/Great Tit, and it looked too big to be a Sparrow. Em is the one who is good with birds, and I’m just a…

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Not a Day for Sandals

How do I manage to get things so wrong? Yesterday was hot, really hot, and I had socks and trainers and everything on. Today, I go in to work with linen trousers and sandals and it ends up being the…

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Mortgage Approval

Our mortgage is approved! 😀 It’s tight, we are lucky that we can put up a 25% deposit to get the repayment rate we can afford but we’ve done it. Now, how long it going to take for the sale…

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