Monthly Archives: April 2016

Scones …… Day 20 of 100

Today I decided to do some baking.  I don’t bake often nowadays, because my children and grandchildren all live too far away to pop in for cakes and biscuits ….and OH and I try not to eat too many sweet … Continue reading

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MUM ………. Day 19 of 100

MUM …. 7th JAN 1927 – 27th APRIL 2014            

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Betty ……. Day 18 of 100

  Well, here you go, some promised photos of my puppy, BETTY …….. Isn’t she just the sweetest thing ? She is settling in well and practically completely house-trained…..though we still have to face the trauma of lead-training, but we … Continue reading

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Failure ……… Day 17 of 100

  Well ….so much for my 100 Day Challenge ! It only lasted 16 consecutive  days … and its been 8 days since I posted anything ! I can only apologise , but its just not good enough, is it … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Blip ……. Day 16 of 100

  I’m afraid I haven’t much to offer you today, dear readers …..I’m having a bit of a blip and feel particularly unwell. The symptoms of my  parathyroid disease are quite acute at the moment.  Extreme dizziness; nausea and a … Continue reading

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The Bridge ….. Day 15 of 100

  This morning the sun shone brightly in East Yorkshire and there was definitely a hint of spring in the air ….. ( Its clouded over now ….ho hum !) I had to go out, to one of those out-of-town … Continue reading

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Sunday …… Day 14 of 100

             

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Secondhand Books …… Day 13 of 100

  I have hundreds of books …. really far too many.  They are everywhere, on shelves and in stacks in every room.  But I can’t resist adding to my collection. I buy them from all the usual places;  online; in … Continue reading

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Nivea Micellar Water …….Day 12 of 100

  Have you tried the new face cleansing sensation  yet ? Perhaps you are hesitating ……I know I did ….. thinking that its nothing more than a bottle of plain old ordinary water, all dressed up to look fancy and … Continue reading

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A Hairy Heartbeat …….. Day 11 of 100

As some of you know, I have always had dogs and, occasionally, cats too. Most of my life has been filled with delightful canine companions, I had a dog-grooming salon and I also used to exhibit at Dog Shows across … Continue reading

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