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The Post Office

  This morning I visited this little Post Office. I regularly send packages and letters to various friends and family and recently I have been posting books to my grandson, Gabriel. He is 9 yrs old and a keen reader; … Continue reading

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Skidby Scarecrow Festival …….. Day 3 ……. The Final Day

Well its been another gloriously sunny, summer’s day in Skidby …….and the crowds poured into this delightful East Yorkshire village for the third and final day of the Scarecrow Festival. The Scarecrow Cafe did a roaring trade …serving up hot … Continue reading

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Skidby Scarecrow Festival 2015 …….Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of the Skidby Scarecrow Festival ….. Well ….the day dawned warm and sunny and your roving reporter was up with the lark to capture some more images for you ………   see how good I am to … Continue reading

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Beginning To Feel I’m “Part of the Village” ………… Day 49 of 100

I’m sure I have mentioned how much I enjoy living in this pretty village.  And now that the trees are beginning to burst into blossom, its even prettier. We have a particularly spectacular cherry tree that adorns one of the … Continue reading

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Skidby Village Garage Sale ………… Day 48 of 100

Today the village held its annual Garage Sale. Many homes took the opportunity to clear out their attics and basements and finally get round to emptying overflowing garages. Skidby Village Hall Committee organise this event …..for a modest fee they … 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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And We Can Hang Out Our Washing ………….. Day 5 of 100

I do like this little village. I have lived all over England and spent 15 years in Scotland so I think I am well qualified to comment on the pros and cons of various locations. Skidby sits in a little … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days……….. Day 80

80 of 100 The calm after the storm. Yesterday the tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo whizzed across the Atlantic and lashed the UK.  We were battered and bruised by winds and rain. Dustbins trundled down the road; branches were bent to … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days ….. Day 69

69 of 100 This is where I will be today …….. The Village Hall is the white building, in the background, on the right. Hope you all have a lovely Saturday.

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days …….. Day 63

63 of 100 A quiet ride in the peacefulness of a Sunday afternoon in Skidby village.

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