Category Archives: clothes

Basques, Fishnets and Heels.

When I was first married, to please the new husband I ordered a sheer black nightie and negligee set at a clothes party I attended at a friend’s house. It wasn’t expensive, but it was totally awful, and the lace … Continue reading

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Shopping R not us.

This morning, it was so damn cold, I decided to wear the new joggers hanging in the cupboard rather than my jeans. Bearing in mind I have thrown out my old ones and given the last new-but-too-big to a local … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with the aftermath

The food trauma of the festive season is all over and done with, so now I can concentrate on getting back to normal. What a lot we had, and there are an awful lot of edibles in our gift pile … Continue reading

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Time for the yellow condoms.

It’s wet here. Well, you would expect that living on a boat in a marina on the river. We’ve had two nights of non stop rain, the second extended through the day. The good news is that living on a … Continue reading

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Dressing Up, or Down

My first thought when I woke up this morning was dressing up as a kid. I didn’t have a grandma who had a chest of old clothes we could rummage in, but I distinctly remember a mustard yellow lacy crocheted … Continue reading

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Shopping? I need Coffee!

I hate shopping. Everyone knows it, including Hubby. Today was no exception. We were lucky to find a car parking space exactly where we wanted to be, where the ladies shops were practically all in a row, and for once … Continue reading

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Now we know…………..

I had my second appointment with the Consultant Surgeon today and ‘Humphrey’s’ days are numbered. He will be accompanied by a lymph node or two just to play safe, and I’ll have a blue boob for a few days thanks … Continue reading

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Shrinking Violet

The promised rain has finally arrived, and I was tempted to go out in it and pray for body shrinkage. Sadly, things like that only happen to clothes, and we all swear blind that it’s not us expanding but what … Continue reading

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High Visibility? Perhaps not.

My back took a bit of a beating yesterday. I woke up stiff to start with, though I was comfortable enough in bed, and had a lovely hot water bottle asleep alongside me, all four feet at full stretch. I … Continue reading

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Hit me, hit me, hit me!

This post is nothing to do with Ian Dury’s Rhythm Stick, but definitely being on the receiving end of a ‘whack’! I can remember a day in the 90s when I turned the corner by the bank and was lifted … Continue reading

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