Tag Archives: childhood

Happy Birthday, Grandad !!

  I have been neglecting my blog so much, recently, that you must surely think I have forgotten about it altogether. I guess life and a general feeling of ennui and also illness, has got in the way and I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Natasha

  HAPPY BIRTHDAY NATASHA   Today my gorgeous granddaughter, Natasha, is 17 years old …… SEVENTEEN ……. gosh ! We all always say, ” I can’t believe how the time has flown.  Where did the years go ?“ But really … Continue reading

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Alice ………. Day 8 of 100

  Today, you find me rather lacking in inspiration ……Actually that’s not strictly true ……. I have inspiration but lack the will and spirit to write very much. I am in the dolldrums ….a place I find myself inhabiting far … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend and Family Traditions

Gosh ….where does the time go ?  I can actually remember the day this photo was taken …..I know its almost unbelievable, but I really can. My Dad was still in the army and we lived in  ‘Married Quarters’ near … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Grandad !

    Today would have been my Grandad’s birthday …… Oh but please don’t worry,  its not a day for great sadness……. No, no, not at all.  He died over 36 years ago and now I am able to smile … Continue reading

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Day 12 of 100 Pleats ….. Where Are The Butterflies ?

                 Day 12 …..and here I am with a very pretty, but discreet, little butterfly in my hair ……………….. see … I CAN do subtle !!! Don’t you just adore butterflies ? I do … Continue reading

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Equality ?

Mandy dropped the coin into the slot, took the can of drink from the vending machine, chewed vigourously on her gum and then turned round to face her suitors. The eager young guys were leering at her legs, exposed all … Continue reading

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Back to School

Today is the 2nd of September, a beautiful month that heralds the beginning of Autumn, my favourite season and the start of a new school term. We seem to be having an Indian summer today …..and yesterday too, for that … Continue reading

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Having Another Go ……….

Gosh ….it seems ages since I took part in Matt’s Countdown Word Game ………actually its only a couple of weeks, but ….you know. I suppose what I really mean is that its ages since I took part  REGULARLY !! I used to … Continue reading

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Fitting In

The first time I saw her, she was a thin, scrawny little scrap of humanity, of maybe about 9 or 10. Blonde hair stuck to her face by wind and rain, her little hooded coat less than adequate against the … Continue reading

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