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and the day went well


well if you read any of my other ramblings you will have noticed that i was going to ashley isles tools manufacturers today, well i went with 13 others from our woodworking club and we had a great day out.
The first thing that had me pleasantly surprised was the way we were greeted, a good old fashioned welcome and a cup of coffee, the host was a charming chap who took us through the years of making turning tools the company had done, and followed by a visit around the factory to see them being made, it really is wonderful to see people hand making tools with good old fashioned traditions.
Needless to say i gave in and bought a couple of tools, only to help keep them in business mind you 8)
sad part is i didn’t spend the day with my beloved wife annie and now its back to work, i will treat her shortly to a nice day out somewhere, and a picnic..

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l just checked out your website and it is really interesting - dont know how you find the time to do everything. It must be so rewarding to be so creative

Hope you find the time to treat your wife to a lovely day out. where do you think you will go?

4 Jun, 2009


Well that's all that's needed sometimes a little bit of good old fashioned pampering, works every time for me. And your an old softie at heart too, nice one, a picnic always hits the spot, we are going on one tomorrow and taking our granddaughter to Dunham Park to go deer watching, and a bit of twitching too bino's and camera all ready.

4 Jun, 2009


not sure where we will go, she fancies Fountains Abbey. Annie already has several hobbies, sewing, calligraphy etc.. but as there are no botanical gardens near where we are, i dont think she would join.

5 Jun, 2009

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