Monthly Archives: July 2007

Living without mains water

Well its a week since the Mythe Works which produces all our drinking water shutdown after being flooded. Severn Trent’s contingency plans involving a few hundred bowsers is a “logistical nightmare” (a direct quote from Severn Trent) with tankers being … Continue reading

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Flooding

It wasn’t fun getting home on Friday – although the middle of the trip was OK the start of it (from Hanley Swan to Upton) was pretty bad due to serious flooding on the Hanley Road near Hanley Castle and … Continue reading

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Beer and Boats and the BSS, Part Two

Well yesterday was a most excellent and enjoyable day. Met Nick at the bottom of the road and we headed off to the Cheltenham Friends of the Samaritans beer festival at the Old Patesians Rugby Club. They had about 26 … Continue reading

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A Few Pictures from Bude

Here are a few pictures from Bude: The Falcon Hotel Situated right down by the canal on the edge of town – a 3 star hotel with a good restaurant and wifi (¬£5 for 24 hours) and with its own … Continue reading

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Beer and Boats and the BSS

Well its going to be a bit of a mad weekend. On Saturday Nick, myself and a few friends are off to the ‘Second’ Cheltenham Beer Festival’ which is run by the Friends of the Samaritans as a way of … Continue reading

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A trip to Bude

¬†Last Saturday (23rd June) morning we headed down to Bude for a couple of days. Leaving Cheltenham just after 7am might have seemed mad but it worked extremely well and, including a stop at Bridgewater Services (which I wouldn’t advise) … Continue reading

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