Category Archives: General

Scottish Trip

Day One – to Loch Duich Day one, and we set out from York in Wesley (dad’s X-type) for our very long drive to the Scottish Highlands, more specifically Loch Duich, and a very lovely B&B (follow link), deep in … Continue reading

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Well done Roger Federer

Congratulations to Roger Federer on winning an epic match to take yet another Wimbledon title. Apparently this has been a poor twelve months for the man (in which he won the us and French opens as well as Wimbledon!). I’d … Continue reading

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My friend Helen lives on a houseboat, which is convenient, since like a snail she can take her home with her. The other weekend she decided to use the boat to get to a wedding, and requested some company/help returning … Continue reading

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Babies – no, not mine

Just a brief note today- I had the great joy of finally meeting one of my longest friends’ baby today (cue debate on apostrophe position … ). Bethany is now one and cirumstances have prevented me meeting her up until … Continue reading

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The human condition…

I travel from Oxford to Reading by train most days, since I live in the former, and work in the latter. Travelling by train is an excellent opportunity to observe interest human behaviours (trying to avoid sounding too David Attenborough … Continue reading

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England win 2nd Test

England completed a memorable and somewhat surprising victory over New Zealand from the last ball before tea on the fourth day of the 2nd test. Four sessions previously England had looked down and out, with their middle order being totally … Continue reading

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Hello, and welcome to the Blog-space of Paul Thomas. Here you will (eventually, once I get organised) find out what makes me tick – music, cricket, wine, etc. – and I may even write the odd unsolicited posting if it … Continue reading

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