Category Archives: Just a thought

Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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My syns will count me out

Pity the diet text in wasn’t today as I could have reported a loss of half a pound. Anyway, my sweet tooth has been calling me, and I have been fighting temptation. Hubby has kindly eaten nearly all of the … Continue reading

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Blogging Insights # Reading Prompt Posts

Dr Tanya is our host for the Blogging Insights series, and this week says Nearly all the bloggers I know love doing Writing Prompts. Today’s questions are about reading them. TODAY’S QUESTIONS Do you like reading posts written for prompts? … Continue reading

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Lockdown savings

There was a rather interesting headline on Yahoo today, and you know me, anything to save a few bob (source) Woman who saved £10,000 during first two lockdowns shares her tips for stashing the cash My five eggs worth says … Continue reading

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Going round in circles…………..

Sometimes I think too much, and I’ve been thinking today. Yeah, I know. My brain hurts, but I’ve taken a couple of paracetamol. Someone once said to me that they only keep in touch with people who keep in touch … Continue reading

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First Truthful Tuesday of 2021: 5th January 2021

Frank aka PCGuyIV is our host for this series. You can check it out here The Question Now that the holidays and last year are over, are you filled with a renewed sense of hope at the coming year, or … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Soar #writephoto: a reblog for New Year’s Eve

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Every Thursday Sue shares one of her photos as a prompt for inspiration. You can find more details here For visually challenged writers, the image shows a sky full of dark, stormy clouds against which four…

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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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Bubble and Squeak

As promised, here is our lunch today, which consisted of cold meat (turkey, chicken, gammon), pigs in blankets (cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon), stuffing balls, and the Brit’s infamous bubble and squeak. I did mine as a huge pancake today … Continue reading

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A Special Christmas Gift: a reblog for Christmas Day 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Sometimes a picture taken at a particular moment is poignant, thought provoking and simply stunning. Such was one my neighbour took at day break one day last week. Taken with her phone, she caught the sunrise,…

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