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Year: 2008

I have to give three months’ notice at work. So linking the end of my employment to having my US Visa is a nightmare. Despite all the warnings on the Visa paperwork not to do anything rash before one’s Visa is approved, I don’t have much choice but to second guess when the Visa will …

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My Little Car – Once petrol went over a £1 a litre I noticed an interesting phenomena. Suddenly most of the big gas guzzling SUVs, BMWs, Mercs and Audi’s et al started cruising at modest speeds in the inside lane leaving the fast lane free for nippy little compact cars like mine to zip along.      One-minute read

With the possibility of the Visa being approved any day more and more likely we’ve been turning our thoughts to fixing a few dates. Leave the UK. Planned now for Friday November 28 (Black Friday). It means I’ll miss Thanksgiving, but I will get a whole extra month’s pay. This should sync okay with the …

Plans are afoot Read More »

Picture of Gary Allman getting ready for graduations in 2008.

Officiating at Graduation (365:167). 2 pictures

Picture of Gary Allman getting ready for graduations in 2008.

Graduation Preparations 2008 (365:166) 2 pictures

A view of the sunset from Butser Hill in Southern Hampshire, UK

A view of the sunset from Butser Hill in Southern Hampshire, UK.

Fourteen months later – finished – A lot of water has passed under the bridge since the night in March 2007 when I started thinking about finishing off the work on the house.      Two-minute read, 2 pictures

Stairwell – The Excellent lighting comes from a single roof-light. Very sixties construction, though I think it may have been built a lot later.

Occupied (365:123) – Another blanket box picture

Stretch (365:122) – It is about time the blanket box made a re-appearance.

Blanket Box (365:121) – It is about time the blanket box made a re-appearance. 4 pictures

I didn’t get to go to Memphis (this year) (365:120) – The girls have gone to Memphis with the choir, and apparently a whole shed load of adults have to chaperone them. It was suggested that maybe next year I should go…

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