Category Archives: friends

At the movies

We did something a little different this afternoon and sat down to watch a movie. This was not one of our DVDs, but something Hubby was watching on youtube yesterday and as I tend to just listen in and play … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory

This is nothing to do with our beautiful red roses, but something else to treasure and remind us of departed loved ones. It’s hard to believe it’s two years ago that our neighbour’s husband passed away and it has been … Continue reading

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A special rose

Shortly after we lost Maggie last November, we discovered there was a rose bush called Maggie and made enquiries at the garden centre. Sadly they didn’t stock it, and neither did any of the professional nurseries in the UK as … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of …. ….. BFF aka Best Friends Forever??

Rory is asking more questions, this time about friendships. You can find out more here: How many genuinely good friends do you still have that you actively engage with through whatever medium socially on a regular basis, and your friendship … Continue reading

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Missing People

One of my regular readers posted a comment yesterday and mentioned how my blog has changed as I post more about activities now than people. I hadn’t really thought about it, but she’s right. Before Covid, my posts would be … Continue reading

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The Last Journey

We had a funeral in our road today, well, just around the corner. The old lady was 80 and she and her husband celebrated their Diamond Wedding anniversary this year. The family had a big party planned, but COVID ruined … Continue reading

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Ideas and recipes wanted

As you know Hubby is having surgery to repair part of his stomach and solve his reflux problems. It means he will be on a liquid diet for 3 to 6 months afterwards. I am concerned about food and would … Continue reading

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Another calling

We will celebrate our third year in this property the week after next and in that time we have met up with some lovely people, some with pets, some without. We have heard today of another beloved pet having crossed … Continue reading

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He’s lost it……………

A dog walking friend has ‘fessed up that he has finally ‘lost it’ due to the coronavirus lockdown. He decided to help his wife in the garden by watering the plants and set the hose up accordingly. He was not … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage

On the subject of curious thought, here’s another one that is perhaps not so pleasant. Our neighbour recently had some work done at her house, which included the removal of two trees from her back garden, the tarmacing of her … Continue reading

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