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Friday, 4 November 2011

Dull Day but not

Hi All
        Well this looked like it was going to be a wet dull day but by the time I needed to go shopping it was quite bright. The rain was so bad I had to take the car to the paper shop.

After shopping a friend phoned to say he was going to come and sort out my Sky Dish. I seems that when I had the H D fitted they should have changed the dish for a bigger one and didn't. Every time it poured hard the picture would go off. He came round a few weeks ago and said nearly everything wanted changing. This he did this afternoon. I have now twice the signal that I had before.

While this was going on  found something for OTL. A toadstool growing on the lawn, in fact  a cluster of Four.


There is not muchroom here!


After this my friend Peter phoned and ask if I would like to go to Canterbury  to the observatory. I said yes as it was better than staying in doors.

Wow, I am glad I did as there was high cloud and really only Jupiter to see. What  a sight it was the best that I have seen ever. The detail was brilliant. and we all (6 of us) saw things that some had never seen before.

I won't go on but I got home just after 2300.

What was going to be a bad day turned into a really good one. 

If no rain tomorrow I may get out.

Have fun
   

4 comments:

  1. Glad you got out and had a good day. I'm getting fed up with working supposed to be retired. Still the Loo is finished plumber wise. Got to decorate the top half of it now...booo

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  2. Sounds like you had a good time Trev .... OTL has a 'thing ' about Fungi at the moment cos they make such good subjects to take photos of and don't get fed up standing around waiting! lol xxxx

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  3. Well Mike I have taken a week off of working in the house and fell a lot better for it. I will clear up the dining room next week and get the shack sorted.

    That is right Eileen they don't move. Mike and I have not found many but we keep looking.

    Have a good weekend.

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  4. Glad you had a good day Trev !
    regards
    Chris R
    x

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