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Lucy’s Christmas Stories

  Way back in December 2011, I wrote a couple of Christmas stories for my dear friend Lucy. I reblog them here, along with the story behind them, in the hope that you will enjoy them.  Okay, they are silly … 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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Day 59 of 100 Pleats ……… Just For Fun

Day 59 of the 100 Pleats in 100 Days Challenge and I’m having fun rocking two gorgeous Stone Bridge Hair Sticks at once ! Sometimes you just MUST  have a giggle and step outside the box ……life’s too short to take it … 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 34 of 100 Pleats ……. Branching Out

Day 34 of the 100 Pleat Challenge and I appear to have a branch in my pleat …………… Actually its one of those sprigs of greenery that come as part of a super-market bouquet …………you know what I mean, I’m … Continue reading

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Day 17 of 100 Pleats ……. New Friends; A Guest Post and Part 2 of ‘Down the Rabbit-hole’

U Day 17 of the 100 Pleats Challenge and today I have gone for a simple, unadorned pleat ….. with just a few curls to soften the look. As I age, I find I need some tendrils of hair around … Continue reading

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The Life and Soul of the Party

Karen was the life and soul of the party. The golden girl, the one that arrived first and was the last to leave. She always had a song in her heart and a smile on her face. I counted myself … Continue reading

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Auction ……………. Day 97 of 100

THE ROUP The dictionary gives the definition of  ‘roup’  as a disease of poultry or a word for  ‘shout’.   In the northeast of Scotland it means   ‘auction’.   The  Doric  dialect of that part of Scotland has many … Continue reading

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Reasons To Be Cheerful and An Amusing Poem ………. Day 68 of 100

At first, I thought it was going to be difficult to find something to be cheerful about today.  We have had the General Election and the country seems to be totally dissatisfied with the result ……… at least it seems … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful ………. Day 39 of 100

Well, dear readers, here we are again ……. its Friday and time for another  “Pollyanna”  post ! I hope you are not too bored with my   ‘Reasons to be cheerful’  posts …..I do think we should all try to count our … Continue reading

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