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Tuesday, 22 June 2010
This is NOT really a sentimental babies-n-booties Magnon Family Blog; it's more of yer average Bloke's Waffling Blog. However, I do occasionally like to post a picture of my blonde cake-eating grandsons, Harvey J and Ollie, just to demonstrate the miracle of genetics.
My daughter in law has just sent this photo of her two boys at their Edinburgh 'school' summer fair. They'll be with us in about three weeks time, so we're stocking up with sticking plasters, wasp-sting ointment, story books, and chocolate gold coins.
Adventures-a-plenty. Treasure trove to be found. Dogs to be taken for walks. It'll be non-stop fun and games, and Grumpy and Grumsy can't wait.... Roll on mid-July.
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist, is that the optimist enjoys himself whilst waiting for the inevitable! I AM that optimist!
This is a daily, optimistic, 'photos and comments' blog. I make no judgements (only occasionally), just notes. If you wish to comment in any way at all, please feel free. Everything and everyone (except the obdurate and dictatorial) is very welcome.
I was born just south of London, but for the past 50 years I've lived in S W France. I am a painter by profession, and writer by desire. Lady Magnon and I live between an ancient cottage in a tiny village in perfectly tranquil French countryside, and a bijou townhouse in Brighton UK. In France we have plenty of fruit trees, all situated amongst a view that takes the breath away, in the UK we have a handkerchief sized patio. We also have a Border Collie called Billy. I try to treat our planet with respect, and encourage others to do likewise (without preaching).
Contentment is a glass of red, a plate of charcuterie, and a slice of good country bread. Perfect!