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Fitting In

  Sadly, I see that bullying is still widely prevalent among youngsters and adults.  It now seems to be very common online, too and even the mighty Facebook has decided to help  teach children to avoid this pernicious abuse. Those … Continue reading

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Skidby Scarecrow Festival ……. 8th & 9th July 2017

  This weekend the lovely East Yorkshire village of Skidby holds it 7th Annual Scarecrow Festival. This is always a popular event and this year is no exception.   Yesterday I spent a lovely couple of hours strolling round some … Continue reading

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Going Home

        Today I’m re-posting a little piece of ecological sci-fi  …….. But IS it really just ‘silly  fiction’ ?  If we’re not careful it may actually happen ………and we may not get a second chance ……. ***** … Continue reading

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There May Be Trouble Ahead

  I just knew the day was going to go badly, it would be like pleating gravy.  Everything I had planned was going to fall apart and sooner or later the shit would hit the fan. My event planning business … Continue reading

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One for Colin

  A Facebook friend has been asking for more of my stories, so I am re-posting this old one.  I apologise if you’ve read it in a previous post. I hope to return to writing new stories very soon.    … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 30th

  I’d love to be able to tell you that this picture of pea-pod perfection shows the bountiful harvest from my own, home-grown pea plants. But, sadly, that is not the case. My poor little shoots finally succumbed to the … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June ….. June 29th

  Today’s photo is of my beloved great-grandma, Annie Louisa Becker. She died over 45 years ago, at the grand old age of 98 and was, until the very last year or so, always alert and lots of fun.   … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 28th

  Typically, after days of sunshine and temperatures higher than in the Bahamas, today we have grey skies and rain and woolly jumper weather. So, after completing all my domestic chores, I will be sitting on the sofa, knitting and … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 27th

  I found this tagine in a local charity shop, this morning. It didn’t appear to have a price ticket or sticker on it and so I asked one of the assistants about it. The woman said that it wasn’t … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 26th

  Back home from my  ‘ teenager/house-sitting‘  duties and so I thought I would post some of my favourite views of my village.    

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