Tag Archives: Skidby village

Skidby Scarecrow Festival ……. 8th & 9th July 2017

  This weekend the lovely East Yorkshire village of Skidby holds it 7th Annual Scarecrow Festival. This is always a popular event and this year is no exception.   Yesterday I spent a lovely couple of hours strolling round some … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 26th

  Back home from my  ‘ teenager/house-sitting‘  duties and so I thought I would post some of my favourite views of my village.    

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 17th

  Well, I did tell you that there is always something going on in Skidby village, didn’t I ?  And the Annual Scarecrow Festival is no exception. No doubt I will be posting more information and photos of the event, … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June ….. June 11th

      I live in the  HU postcode area, so all telecommunications are handled by  ‘Kingston Communications ‘. Its a unique situation as they have a sort of monopoly here and even have their own, exclusive, WHITE  telephone boxes  ………… … Continue reading

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Rain ……… Day 10 of 100

  Today I am a tenth of the way in my 100 day challenge and, as you can see, its rainy ……. Or, at least, it was when I went to B&Q to purchase some more bits and bobs for … Continue reading

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Skidby Village Hall Christmas Fair …. Saturday 5th December 2015

  What do you get if you fill a Village Hall with Christmas trees; handmade gift-bags and a row of knitted  Peppa Pigs ? ……….  SKIDBY VILLAGE HALL CHRISTMAS FAIR of course !   Well,  Storm Desmond did its best … Continue reading

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BACK HOME

Today is my first full day back home, after being away for 3 weeks. As my regular readers will know, I have been staying at my daughters; looking after things while she has been away on honeymoon in the Dominican … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events ……… Day 71 of 100

Last night I attended a meeting of the Management Committee of the Skidby Village Hall ….and I am, rather ridiculously, proud  to say that I am now a committee member. The other members were so lovely and very welcoming  and … Continue reading

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Life’s Calendar ……….. Day 40 of 100

Isn’t it funny how one’s life changes ?  Suddenly it takes a completely different direction and things that, once, were so important, fade into the background. Today, while scrolling and browsing through the  ‘social media’, I noticed that many of … 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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