November, 2010

Busy week

It’s been a busy week.
On Monday I had an early meeting with Simon McGivern, CEO of a company called Ila. I invested in them quite a while back and I hadn’t thought much of it - they had done well. Simon showed me their range of security products. They included a padlock [...]

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Bread stick

Another busy weekend behind me - my weekends are far more hectic than my weekdays now. On Saturday Jane was playing a prominent role at the school fair, which she always does - I was left to entertain the boys for the day and there was little time to follow the racing. We [...]

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Tall story

Forgive me father for I have sinned - it’s been two weeks since my last confession… I’m on a diet at the moment and I’m tired all of the time - I’m well behind on emails and too sleepy to blog in the evening. Hopefully there will be longer term benefits. Winding [...]

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Taking flight

It was a busy weekend. Saturday was our big fireworks night - living on a farm with a lot of building work going on we are an obvious choice to host and we do it every year. We’d been building up the bonfire for a while now, and it was fully 12 feet [...]

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Not so bad

Annoying on Wednesday as Cheddar George burst a blood vessel in his run and finished with blood pouring from his nose. He was held up pretty much in last place when Holland asked him for his effort in the straight. He was making rapid headway when he came to a sudden halt - [...]

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Flying the flag

A disappointing weekend with Whey Sauce well beaten in her attempt to get black type. Her work at home suggests she’s better than that, but there’s no hurry with her - she’ll be a different proposition next year. A shame nevertheless. Western Eyes ran a moderate race at Wolverhampton finishing fifth at [...]

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