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Soothingly boring.

During the current difficulties, as promised, I shall endeavour to produce blogs rather more regularly than hitherto. Today I wonder if you could assist me in choosing a colour to paint the walls and ceiling of the hall, stairs and … Continue reading

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Silver Lining..

Now, before we begin, I’d like to assure you that you can’t catch Corona virus from reading this word.  Or this one.  Or this one, oh no, hang on, that one looked a bit dodgy. We have gone in the … Continue reading

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Miniatura postponed.

The Spring Miniatura, due at the NEC the weekend after this, has been postponed by the organiser because of Corona virus. I received the email this morning, though the decision was posted, apparently, on social media yesterday afternoon.  As I … Continue reading

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Rush

I bet you were expecting a report on the dolls I dressed today. Would that I had, one scale, in the shape of the house intervened. I hit the ground running at eight when the electricians arrived.  They had to … Continue reading

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Flying tonight

The very small vampires are definitely taking off. Lola Granola, Baron Banana, Marshall Minestrone, and Capitaine Corli Flower are off for a fly around the forest, a walk awound the willage and a go into the green grocer’s to get … Continue reading

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More Min

More 48th.  I have turned to the dark side, well darkish, rain later, by the looks of it. Ha! Vot haff ve here? This is Viscount Viktor Vanilla, the vegan vampire and some virgins from the village! (Actually, come to … Continue reading

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Spring in the air.

Or, more precisely, Spring Miniatura, now only two weeks away. This time in two weeks I’ll be just about thinking of packing it all away until next time.  That is, unless Corona virus has other ideas.  If you are travelling … Continue reading

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Venting

No, not a music hall act with a dummy, more like a plumbing act with a couple of dummies. One of the items that has been installed, nearly, is a second bathroom, so that when the family come to stay … Continue reading

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Spring Miniatura

Three weeks to Spring Miniatura.  On a personal level this seems ridiculous, because the building work on my house started at the last Miniatura.  That’s six months of my life having the real one scale house altered and they still … Continue reading

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Trades

Whilst I know them individually, and they are all lovely people, salt of the earth and so on, collectively I am as fed up to the back teeth with assorted tradesmen as one can be. This one, in particular has … Continue reading

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