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A Photo a Day in June …. June 15th

  This is my lawn, just before the lawn-mower begins its murderous path across the daisy-strewn greenness. I love daisies, with their cheerful little faces and simple beauty and I’m always sad to see them cut down in their prime. … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June ……… June 3rd

      I am fortunate to have quite a few old photographs, and this is one of my favourites. ( I’m sure you will forgive me for posting a photo that I didn’t take myself ) It shows me … Continue reading

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A Picture a Day in June ….. June 1st

  I do like Skidby village.  I’ve lived here for over 5 years now and it has become ‘home’ . Oh yes, I have lived all over the UK, from the south coast of England to the Highlands of Scotland … Continue reading

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Anther Month, Another Challenge

  Today is the last day of May and the weather is glorious. Tomorrow it will be June and then half the year will be gone ……. and what have I achieved ? Well …… nothing really. I’m stuck in … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Random Photos ……Day 1 …… Bring and Buy Books

In an effort to get back into the swing of things and begin blogging regularly again, I challenged myself to post a photo every day for 7 days.  I have done these challenges in the past, but they have usually … Continue reading

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Day 40 of 100 Pleats ……. Practically Perfect ….. And a Short Story About Moving

Day 40 of the  ‘100 Pleat a Day for 100 Days’  Challenge  that was set by Claire and Melissa and today I am all prim and proper and  ‘practically perfect‘  ….just like Mary Poppins !  This pleat was made in the traditional … Continue reading

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Day 10 of 100 Pleats ………. Supernatural

Day 10 ……gosh !  10% of the Challenge completed ! ………………… Today is a crazy, busy day and I’m hopping here and there like an indecisive frog. So …….what do I do when I have no time for faffing with … Continue reading

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Day 3 of 100 Pleats

Day 3 and a tousled French pleat using a beautiful Hair-Fork from StoneBridge Hair Accessories. This is surprisingly easy to use and usually holds my hair perfectly …..with no need for any other hair-pins or grips.  But the eagle-eyed among … Continue reading

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Day 2 of 100 Pleats …..and a bonus story ‘The Lavender Gown’

Here we go …..day 2 and a bit of added sparkle.  I have always loved sparkle. Even when I was a little girl I learned that ….though everything that glistens may not, necessarily, be gold……….. it most definitely could be … Continue reading

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The 100 Pleats Challenge …….. Day 1

Ah, dear readers, here I go again………….. I have accepted yet another challenge.. This time it isn’t one that I have dreamed up !  No…..this time it has been set by those lovely people at StoneBridge Hair Accessories. The challenge … Continue reading

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