Category Archives: friends

Sooty and Sweep

I remember when I was working for the bank organising a treasure hunt for my colleagues on a Sunday. Entrance was £5 per vehicle, and the prize money was £20 first place, £10 second, and £5 for third. It was … Continue reading

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Non Delivery

I like to be organised when it comes to posting things, and knowing postal workers were going on strike this month, I got all my cards in the mail on Dec 1st, BEFORE any strike action was due to take … Continue reading

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Mind willing, hands not so much

I have been meaning to write my monthly Hello cards to our friends for the last fortnight but September was a busy month for us as we had umpteen doctors, hospital and vet appointments so my letter writing very much … Continue reading

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People Watching with a twist: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Just a few days ago, we noticed our neighbours 2 boats down walking along the pontoon laden down with clothes fresh from the cleaners. We are not nosy people and respect our fellow boaters’ privacy, but…

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Throwback Thursday #17 – Buddies, Friends and Penpals

Maggie is our lovely hostess this week and alternates with Lauren. You can find out more here This week’s prompt is: Friendship The importance of developing friendships cannot be overstated. Socialization is an important aspect of living with other humans on … Continue reading

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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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