Archive for Month: August 2015

  • A DAY IN THE GARDEN

    Up early as usual and spent a few hours on the net getting up to date and sending emails etc, also reading up for Mondays meeting at Breckland Planning plus the meeting on Billingford Lakes. Big day for many folks on both sides of the issue. Quick trip into Derham then spent the day in…

  • FRIDAY 21ST

    Been a busy week doing not too much but taking all my time if you know what I mean TUESDAY was the press ride for the Round Britain Cycle race which is coming to the district on Sept 12th.  A hardy bunch of press councillors and public supported by professional cyclists and police out-riders set…

  • MONDAY 17TH AUGUST

    The Breckland chain was returned to manufacturer today for refurbishment etc. Its now well over 40 years old and can do with a clean and a small repair and this is the time when I have least appointments. I will have two tomorrow and will do them chain-less.That is the press event in East Harling…

  • SUNDAY 16TH AUGUST

    Attended Cllr Shirley Weymouth’s civic service in Gt Yarmouth on Sunday. The service took place in Gt Yarmouth Minster church which is the largest parish church in England and it also celebrated the ending of the second world war which was commemorated yesterday as VJ Day. Both Shirley and the attending councillors and congregation made…

  • SATURDAY 15TH AUGUST

    I attended two VJ Day events yesterday representing Breckland and met a few ‘old soldiers’ some in their 90’s who had served in WWII and others who had served in Korea, Iraq, Falklands and so on. All had comrades who had died that we might live in freedom. At the address at one of these…

  • 14TH AUGUST

    Mixed day yesterday, spent lots of time on the telephone and emailing but Grandson  was over for the day.Took him to tennis coaching at Easton and grabbed a take-away for lunch (gives us the excuse) We stayed to watch and he really is getting quite good. Late afternoon attended Billingford Lakes where a planning matter is…

  • JUST A CATCH-UP since 14th JUNE

    Hi All, Its almost two months since I last put up a blog post. Cannot really say why, it’s just that I have been so busy, and although I have kept twittering and face-booking I have missed doing this as it takes just a bit more time and effort. Here today I will give a…