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Spring Resolutions

  I don’t make New Year Resolutions. Of course, I used to, back in the days when I was innocent and naive enough to believe that I would keep them. When the world was a much simpler place and everything … Continue reading

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A Touch of Magic

    Well, we are 6 days past the Autumnal Equinox and the days are getting shorter. Sadly we must bid a fond farewell to summer and, as the Earth’s axis tilts, look towards winter and the colder days ahead.  … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Blip ……. Day 16 of 100

  I’m afraid I haven’t much to offer you today, dear readers …..I’m having a bit of a blip and feel particularly unwell. The symptoms of my  parathyroid disease are quite acute at the moment.  Extreme dizziness; nausea and a … Continue reading

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Throwing Down the Gauntlet…….. Day 6 of 100

  Today was turning out to be what the media would call a  “slow news day ”  and  its rather dull and rainy too. So I was just going to post these photos of some pretty flowers  that have appeared … Continue reading

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Faded Beauty

  I adore tulips …..I think they are my favourite  ‘cut‘  spring flower. Daffodils, crocus and snowdrops look wonderfully cheerful when blooming in the garden, but tulips ….indoors, in a vase ….. have a simple elegance that appeals to me. … Continue reading

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Day 49 of 100 Pleats ……. Primulas; Buns and Birds

Day 49 of the 100 Pleats in 100 days Challenge  and I have decided on this chignon; bun; top-knot ….. call it what you will. This is not one of my favourite  ‘up-dos‘, nowadays, I’m afraid.  Oh, I used to … Continue reading

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Day 37 of 100 Pleats ……. A Classic Twist and a Lovely Surprise

Day 37 of the 100 Pleats in 100 Days Challenge ……… A challenge set by the lovely people at  Stone-Bridge Hair Accessories. As today was due to be an extremely busy one, I decided on a simple, classic French pleat. … Continue reading

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Day 36 of 100 Pleats …………… Pink and Lilac

Day 36 of the 100 Pleats in 100 Days Challenge set by the lovely ladies at http://Stone_Bridge.co.uk  and you see me bedecked in fresh flowers ….again.  I really do love wearing flowers in my hair and what is nicer than the … Continue reading

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Day 27 of 100 Pleat …….. Strange Little Green Things

Day 27 of the 100 Pleats Challenge …………… and today I have adorned my French pleat with these rather strange little green  ‘flowers’. I have no idea what they are, perhaps some horticulural expert can tell me ? …..They came in … Continue reading

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Day 8 of 100 Pleats ……Flowers, an ‘Indian Summer’ and a Silly Poem about Boating

Here we are at the beginning of Week 2  of the 100 Pleats Challenge ……..Day 8 ……. and the weather forecasters tell us that the UK is due to bask in an ‘Indian Summer’ for the next week or two. So, … Continue reading

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