The hot summer sun arrived with a vengeance after a wet start to the month and plenty of scope for the family to enjoy the pool and games lawn.
The highlights were Daniel's getting his Honours Degree and my successes as I commission both Paxton Princess and the Reliant, putting the Rolls Royce up for sale and exchanging of my old Range Rover for a new Discovery. A couple of evenings playing snooker with Nigel and a trip in Norfolk with Steven for a boat trial and many other trips and events with the family.
I did some more work to Harnser, decorating and fitting out the store-room for better use and also progressed the planning dispute but came across a problem there which needed the structural engineer's advice. Sam also came on quite well in his training, first recovering from his nasty viral infection and then excelling at his water retrieving.
The government are in even deeper trouble (if that were possible) as Michael Mates had to resign on his links with Azil Nadir and poor Michael Hezeltine, the luckless Trade and Industry Secretary, had a debilitating heart attack. England’s cricket and football teams have been both losing and struggling
A month that saw much progress and many changes as, from the middle onwards and arriving after some pouring rain, the hot summer sun arrived with a vengeance. The progress was firstly with The Paxton Princess that was brought back to commission after having very little use last summer and then with the 1939 Austin 7-engined Reliant (the last working example of its kind) that successfully passed its test after an even longer lay-off.
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