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Meningitis ……Is £75 Per Child REALLY Too Much ?

  Approximately 14 years ago, one of my grandchildren became ill. Caitlin was lethargic, complaining that her  “head hurt” and also vomiting. As she was only 3 years old, my daughter-in-law, Tracey, phoned the local Medical centre, only to be … Continue reading

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Free-writing and Various Rambling Thoughts-

  I find myself somewhat lacking in inspiration and yet I feel guilty if I don’t write a blog post every few days.  And so … once again, I am resorting to doing a  ‘Free–write’ ……….. This always seems to … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and WordPress Themes

      Well, I’m still trying out various themes for my blog page, as you can see. I must say I rather like this one …..The Twenty Ten….. It has the clean, crisp look that I wanted and I … 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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So Much Lego ……… Such a Limited Budget ! …….. Day 90 of 100

When faced with such a huge choice….what is a small boy to do ? Today we nipped out to the local supermarket for a few bits and bobs.  We also paid a visit to the nearby branch of Smyths …. … Continue reading

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One Roller Skate ………………………….. Day 75 of 100

Gosh ….Day 75 ……. I’m three-quarters of the way through my challenge.  I hope I haven’t been too tiresome,  with my rather eclectic mixture of memories; village news and general ramblings.  Sometimes I’m at a loss as to what to … Continue reading

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Injustice and a Fishy Memory ………… Day 73 of 100

Today you find me in a strange mood. I am still feeling metaphorically bruised by a real-life disagreement that I had yesterday.  I don’t usually blog about my feelings ….it is, surely,  boring to read and is of little interest … Continue reading

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Over Forty years of Post-Natal Disinterest ………. Day 58 of 100

I had all sorts of things planned for today ….including an entry for the Countdown Word Game. But, I have spent a large part of the day in Hull and am now so tired that you will have to be … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday ………. Day 13 of 100

Twitter and FaceBook have been full of tributes to  ‘Mothers’  today. That is how it should be; mothers do a difficult job, with little respite.  They deserve their special day. But we don’t always see the full story. Sometimes families … Continue reading

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One Roller skate

Yesterday I had a short discussion with a couple of friends on Twitter.  We were chatting about  ‘soft play’  groups and the fact that very few children are allowed to be  ‘free’  nowadays.  They don’t learn about dealing with danger, … Continue reading

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