Grandpa Webb's blog

  • I am a little bit out of my comfort zone

    I'm a little bit out of my comfort zone

    Monday, 20 January 2014

    Grandma and I are at a hotel for the weekend. We got a discount because it is off season and we booked late, but the room is quite good, not too cramped and although it overlooks the car park, it isn't situated over the dustbins or anything nasty.

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  • Henry the heron: not a fisherman’s friend

    The heron and the high cost of catching a carp

    Thursday, 16 January 2014

    I never realised that coarse fishing was so high-tech. It’s Sunday and grandma and I are walking along the towpath of the Grand Junction Canal.

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  • Celebrity Shard: don’t try and smell the flowers

    The Shards get a reprieve

    Tuesday, 07 January 2014

    When I remodelled our garden to turn it into a small car park, I left space for flower beds to break the monotony of paving and to allow a bit of drainage.

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  • Mine’s a pint

    Mine’s a pint

    Monday, 16 December 2013

    I’m not what you would call a drinking man. For a start I have the sort of face that barpersons cannot see.

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  • One thing not to do with polystyrene packing

    One thing not to do with polystyrene packing

    Monday, 02 December 2013

    Hanging from the ceiling of my garage is a large white model plane. It can fly, but it only makes one flight at a time because every time it lands, it breaks.

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