Category Archives: home

The dog smells better…………..

You may recall this post a little while ago and the follow up here One thing about having a dog is that the house can smell….. well……. doggish. I suppose we are immune to the whiff, but sometimes it catches … Continue reading

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Household Budgets

Hubby was listening to something on the internet about budgets yesterday and how to adapt when income has diminished to make ends meet. As we walked Maggie for the final time last night, we agreed that although we are on … Continue reading

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The Rose is blooming

Finally our In Loving Memory rose is beginning to bloom. I took these shots with my phone about ten minutes ago. When it’s fully out, I’ll use the Nikon as it will show it in its full glory.

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Adrenalin rush or what??????

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Today started off as a nice ploddy day. We had it planned, blood test for Hubby first thing, get my prescription filled second thing, walk the dog third, then into town to do some banking business,…

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Outside

The crows are crawing loudly outside our lounge window. If I didn’t know better, I would think we were taking part in the opening credits of a remake of Hitchcock’s classic The Birds. Starlings and their chicks have descended on … Continue reading

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It didn’t bleed

You might remember these Well, we picked a couple more todayand I’m beginning to feel like Mrs Noah as our produce is coming in twos. It’s also a red letter day as our beefy beetroot was of a suitable size … Continue reading

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Sometimes a dream turns into a nightmare

When we bought the cottage, it was in need of a new kitchen, and as we were starting from scratch, we decided to invest in a reconditioned Rayburn solid fuel cooker which would also run our central heating. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Roses are blooming and Maggie is ‘on guard’

Have just taken these of the Ancient Mariner with my phone Top: both roses on the bush Bottom:  left the small bud, right the main rose, and you can just make out another bud And also these of Maggie guarding … Continue reading

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Flower power

Our Peace rose, sadly beginning to wane a little now. The Ancient Mariner is making its presence felt.

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What a day…………………………26th May

It has been a day of many parts and many frustrations, so this post is longer than normal. Get yourself comfy with a coffee and biscuits, and I’ll begin. We’ve had a call from the garden centre.  The slabs are … Continue reading

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