Monthly Archives: January 2015

Omar’s Diary to Saturday 31st January 2015 – Winter weather, earthquakes, fracking and the price of oil

On Monday both of the servants were around for the day and there was absolutely nothing in their behaviour to suggest that they were going away. Then late in the evening the blue holdall and black shoulder bag came in … Continue reading

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Twenty two Years and Seventy Years

Yesterday on the radio were several references both in the news and in documentaries that the 27th January 2015 was the 70th anniversary of the day that Russian forces liberated Auschwitz. I cannot begin to fully imagine the horrors the … Continue reading

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Omar’s Diary to 24th January 2015 – escargot, Arsenal and fleas

I have had a quiet week since last weekend. Most of my time, as usual has been spent indoors sleeping and eating as it has just been too cold to venture outside for all but the essential and necessary visits. … Continue reading

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Omar’s Diary Sunday 18th January 2015 – horse racing, tea and Arsenal

Still maintaining guard on the remains of the Seagrams Crown Royal Man and lady servant have been somewhat restricted to the house this weekend. Man servant has not been too healthy. At least he was not unceremoniously woken up, bundled … Continue reading

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Travels with a Blind Brown Bear 12th to 15th Jan 15 Part 2 – Crossroads revisited

On Tuesday night the peeps stood at the bedroom window of The Royal Hotel in Ross-On-Wye. Earlier in the evening I had heard the rain but that had stopped. The peeps said that it was snowing and snow is always … Continue reading

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Omar’s Diaries 13th 14th &15th Jan 2015 jeans in church and servants must buy a tantalus

Guarding the Seagrams Crown Royal On Monday of this week I thought I had successfully trained the senior man servant to serve two breakfasts. Alas no. Despite my best efforts to look hungry and neglected I and the chavs were … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Russia, NATO, Europe – personal perspective

In international relations there can never be an entirely satisfactory outcome from a situation without either party resorting to conflict. That route and destination is an outcome that nobody would look forward to in Europe, especially as we enter the … Continue reading

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