Monthly Archives: August 2016

Who’s Going to Drive Me Home ?

      WHO’S GOING TO DRIVE ME HOME   It was bitterly cold on the street corner and I wished I had worn my long black leather boots, they would have been so much cosier and would have spared … Continue reading

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My Bank Holiday Weekend

    BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND I went to a wedding at the weekend. The sun shone, the sky was blue and I had a marvellously exciting time. Oh, but I’m getting ahead of myself. I have been looking forward to … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

        A WALK IN THE WOODS I was never short of visitors once I moved to Romania. Everyone and his brother was only too eager to come and stay at my little house and relax on the … Continue reading

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A Book at Bedtime

  A BOOK AT BEDTIME The wind became stronger and the light on the porch flickered in the storm and began to joust and compete with the single candle flame in the bedroom, in a contest of ‘who can last … Continue reading

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Another Old Post

  Well, as promised, here is another of my old stories.  Please just scroll on by, with my apologies, if you have read it before. The lovely magnolias are vaguely relevant to the tale, but I really wish I could … Continue reading

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Re-Blogging

I used to write lots of short stories.  Sometimes they weren’t even long enough to be considered a true  ‘short story’  and sometimes they were quite rambling and, probably, rather boring. But this isn’t really the point. The thing is … Continue reading

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World Photo Day

      Today is World Photography Day ….a day to celebrate our passion for photos. Where would we be without them ? I really can’t imagine, can you ?  They are part of our everyday life ….we are bombarded … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Random Photos …. Day 7 …. Tenacity

  You know how countries, states and even months have official flowers and plants ? Well, I think we bloggers should have our own official plant too ….. so may I suggest .THE IVY PLANT ? Ivy clings and flourishes … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Random Photos …. Day 6 …. 18 !

  Today is my eldest granddaughter’s birthday …….. My gorgeous CAITLIN  is 18 today ….gosh, how did that happen ?  It doesn’t seem that long since she was a new-born, babe-in-arms ! A few years ago she was a cheeky, … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Random Photos …. Day 5 …. Five Generations

  Perhaps I am cheating a little today. This is not a recent photo ….it was taken in 1969 …. and I didn’t take it because I’m in it. But it is a unique picture that is very close to … Continue reading

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