12.30_1.00 a.m. My dad goes to bed.   
 1.30 a.m. He snores loudly!           
 7.45 a.m. Mum wakes him up with a cup 
 of tea and a ginger biscuit.          
 7.50 a.m. He goes back to sleep.      
 8.30 a.m. He eventually gets up,      
 washes and gets dressed.              
 8.45 a.m. He rings his firm to see    
 what he has to do that day.           
 8.50 a.m. He has his BREAKFAST of     
 tomatoes on toast.                    
 8.55 a.m. He goes up to the greenhouse
 to pick off the side  shoots from the 
 tomato plants.                        
 9.00 a.m. He drives off in his car.   
 9.30 a.m. He arrives at work.         
 6.30 p.m. He gets home and has a cup  
 of coffee. If it is not raining he    
 goes out into the GARDEN .            
 8.50 p.m. He watches a film on        

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