Category Archives: Dorset life

On Facebook and Twitter too…

   You’ve possibly noticed (I hope) a relatively new section in the right column * csax_net tweets… * which feeds back any of my Twitter ‘tweets’ to the blog – it can get pretty confusing, as I ‘tweet’ all the … Continue reading

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Dorset Driftwood Studios Ltd….

Well, there I was, wettest day of the month so far, so I thought I’d check out the Rico Metalite M11 soprano sax mouthpiece ( so kindly obtained by for me by Bruce Bailey, who is Florida based, from a … Continue reading

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Dog Days …

Meaning – Very hot days during July and August. Origin – The ancient Romans noticed that the hottest days of the year, i.e. in late July and early August, coincided with the appearance of Sirius – the Dog Star, in … Continue reading

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While the Gallery is away…

Here’s the   Dogs on ‘flickr’ (click here)    slideshow. a) hover over the main picture for an ‘i’ – clickable for details, click again to remove b) move the cursor towards the bottom of the screen to see the thumbnails, … Continue reading

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I haven’t turned into a boring old fart…

There has been some concern that, since my close encounter with the electronical clippers, that I’ve gorn all “square…”. I spent enough time working as ‘a suit’ to ever go back there – been there, done that ! Please accept … Continue reading

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There’s no hiding place now…

Thanks to Microsoft Virtual Earth, even the ‘eye-in-the-sky’ satellite pictures can now show not only an overhead aerial view, but a ‘birds-eye’ view from all four compass points, N/S/E/W.   This is a view of ‘Tucker Towers’ from the East, which, … Continue reading

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Lazing on a Sunday afternoon…

Well, over the last two days we’ve had combinations of sun, very dark skies, bitter winds, rain, hail, something desperately trying to be sleet – and today, Easter Sunday, was no exception… So I guess the dogs, having been given … Continue reading

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