Monthly Archives: May 2015

So Much Lego ……… Such a Limited Budget ! …….. Day 90 of 100

When faced with such a huge choice….what is a small boy to do ? Today we nipped out to the local supermarket for a few bits and bobs.  We also paid a visit to the nearby branch of Smyths …. … Continue reading

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All Behind ….Like the Cow’s Tail ………… Days 86, 87, 88, and 89 of 100

The title of this post is an old saying of my grandma’s.  She used to rush about; always busy; always ‘on the go’.  But sometimes we grandchildren would distract her;  engage her in conversation about  ‘the olden days’.  She and … Continue reading

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Mother and Daughter Time ……. Days 84 & 85 of 100

I am aware that the photo today looks like something from that dreadful  ’50 Shades’  book ………..  but,  “No”,  dear reader, I have not suddenly developed a BDSM fetish ….nor a penchant for badly written, porno novels.  Perish the thought … Continue reading

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The M62 And Other Games ……….. Day 83 of 100

Today I have travelled approximately 112 miles along the M62 motorway.  From Skidby to St Helens. I realise that, to my readers in the USA or Australia,  this is a mere  ” little trip down the road” ……. and, for … Continue reading

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Ghosts and Stuff …………… Day 82 of 100

Today is  gloriously warm, with a perfect summer sky and cotton-candy clouds. Not really the sort of day that makes one think of ghosts and ghouls and supernatural happenings.  However, following on from my rather dark and eerie fictional tale, … Continue reading

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The Old Malting House ……… Day 81 of 100

I have always been fascinated by dreams.  They are such strange things, aren’t they ? One wonders, sometimes, how on earth our brains invent the weird and wonderful scenarios that drift through our heads while we are asleep. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Debbie Parker, Gray, Wallace, Dixon. I love & miss you!

Originally posted on littlelucylavendar:
Yesterday, a Christmas card I had sent to my friend of thirty years, Debbie Dixon, came back. A cursory line hand-written on the back, perhaps by the person who lives in her house now, said “I’m…

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Trapped …..Day 80 of 100

Today and, indeed the next few days, will find me in a panic of activity.  So, I’m afraid you will have to be content with some old stories and articles. Sorry about this ….but, actually, my stories may be more … Continue reading

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Pressing Problems ……. Day 79 of 100

I hate ironing.  I detest it, with a passion so strong that it permeates my whole body.  I always have. I don’t know if this stems from childhood. Perhaps …….. Because, from the age of 10, my weekly chore, every … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Showers ………. Day 78 of 100

Today the weather has been very temperamental. One minute we have had glorious sunshine, with fluffy, cotton-candy clouds in an azure blue sky …..then, suddenly a total change. The sky has turned as black as the fire-back ………. great dark … Continue reading

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