Category Archives: home

It was different……..

In my earlier Today is………….. post I said our time was our own and we wouldn’t be doing very much. Well, the paper flowers weren’t experimented with, a little bit of shopping was done, the chili and pasta didn’t work … Continue reading

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Pink, Blue and Purple

Our neighbours used to have pink and blue jobs, depending on whether it was domestic or DIY. Since he passed away two years ago, she says all jobs are purple, and she’s doing her best. We bought her a small … Continue reading

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Headline: Kids in Care

As many of my readers are aware, I was a foster parent for four years in the 1980s. It was one of the few good things to come out of my relationship during that time. When Hubby and I got … Continue reading

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Home is where the ‘art is

Have you ever wondered what happens after you sell a property? Did it ever occur to you what the new owners might do? Would you actually want to buy it back? I don’t know how it came about, but Hubby … Continue reading

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DIY is a casualty of Covid

I’ve already mentioned the horrendous waiting times for hopeful delivery in respect of Hubby’s shed, which is why he still hasn’t got one.  The idea of paying £300 to £500 or so upfront for something that MAY be available for … Continue reading

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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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