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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 28th

  Typically, after days of sunshine and temperatures higher than in the Bahamas, today we have grey skies and rain and woolly jumper weather. So, after completing all my domestic chores, I will be sitting on the sofa, knitting and … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …June 22nd

  I’m afraid I am 4 days behind with my  ‘Photo a Day’ Challenge. This is because I have been away ‘Teenager sitting’. My son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Tracey, have been having a weekend break, camping at Oliver’s Mount … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 20th

SCORCHIO The photo shows two traditional ways of keeping cool in the hot weather …………….   The paper and bamboo fan must be over 15 years old and is a little rough around the edges now.  It was given to … Continue reading

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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 2nd

Today is another sunny day, although rain is forecast later. I fancied something cool at lunchtime and, lo and behold, the strident tone of  ‘Greensleeves’  interrupted the peace of the day …. Yes, THE ICE-CREAM MAN …. in his brightly … Continue reading

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  I did not post a blog last week.   Well it seemed wrong to be re-blogging tales of my idyllic childhood when so many shining youngsters have had their lives cut short by an evil terrorist.  Hopes and dreams … 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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Day 12 of 100 Pleats ….. Where Are The Butterflies ?

                 Day 12 …..and here I am with a very pretty, but discreet, little butterfly in my hair ……………….. see … I CAN do subtle !!! Don’t you just adore butterflies ? I do … Continue reading

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The Magical Pool

Summer is a special, spellbinding  time …..full of endless possibilities.  On starry, balmy summer evenings one can almost touch the magic in the air ……so lay back and let the gentle, rose-scented breeze transport you to another time …….a time … Continue reading

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