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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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My Christmas Message

        I wanted to share my thoughts about this time of year and so I revisited my posts from past years, for some inspiration and found this. It was originally posted on my old blog “Tilting at … 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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Seven Days of Random Photos …. Day 4 …. Hanging on the Telephone

  This is a photo of my dear old Dad. The photo was taken last week, when I was spending a couple of days with him and we went out for lunch. He is 95 and lives in a bungalow … Continue reading

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A Dreadful Waste

      Having spent some quality time, recently, with my lovely grandchildren, I was startled by how quickly they are growing up.  The youngest is now a cheerful and delightfully charming 8 years old. …….Which is, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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Principles and Bearing a Grudge

  I go to visit my elderly neighbour every day. She is in her 8os and recently fell and broke her collar-bone, so I pop in to see if I can do a few chores and we have a chat … Continue reading

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BUTTONS AND BOWS

As a child I loved to play in my Nana’s sewing room; although “sewing room” makes it sound much grander than it was. In actuality it was a small box-room on the top floor of my Grandparent’s large Victorian semi. … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Mixed Bag ……….. Day 22 of 100

I’m not really feeling  ‘in the mood’ today. I have a few thing on my mind and my health is also giving me cause for concern. I can’t seem to concentrate and I have SO much to do ….so this … Continue reading

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On the Road Again ……….. Day 12 of 100

Today there has been a lot of this ……… ….and this …….. …….because today I have been driving home to Yorkshire. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. I said goodbye to my dad today, with a slightly heavy heart. He is, as you know, ill … Continue reading

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Random, Post-Christmas Thoughts

Well, that’s it over for another year ! Christmas, I mean. The mistletoe has lost all its berries;  the wine has all gone and if you hear that bloody Cliff Richard song one more time you will scream. The recycling … Continue reading

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