Category Archives: Just a thought

Bet he’s not expecting this……………

Other Brother is 80 on July 4th. He’s my eldest sibling, with Bro next in line at 78 on July 19th. I shall be getting his card in the post to NZ next week just in case there’s a mail … Continue reading

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TRUTHFUL TUESDAY 6-21-2022

Melanie is our host for Truthful Tuesday until further notice and this week she asks “What’s Your Opinion Of Grudge Holding?”  To sum it up, pretty dumb, but it depends on the circumstances I suppose. It’s no secret my family … Continue reading

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It’s official: prices are going up

Following on from my post a couple of days ago about rising prices I was reading this article this morning (source) which added fuel to my argument (not that anything will change, but hey). This is my amended calculations with the … Continue reading

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It’s not just prices that are rising

So is our anger. Yet there is nothing we can do except what everyone else is, and manage the best we can. Being on a limited and fixed income has been our way of life for years. Neither of us … Continue reading

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What are the odds?

Out walking Maya for the final time last night, she was showing some interest behind us which at the beginning I chose to ignore. However, she was persistent, so when I turned round, I saw we had company. A group … Continue reading

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 37

Dr Tanya is our host for the Blogging Insights series. Find out more here Today’s quote “If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.” — Margaret Atwood I haven’t read anything by Margaret Atwood,  but I can … Continue reading

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 40 — Blogging vs Writing

TODAY’S QUOTE “Blogging is to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free-form, more accident-prone, less formal, more alive. It is, in many ways, writing out loud.” Andrew Sullivan Join Dr Tanya in adding your thoughts by checking out … Continue reading

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Today is Sunday May 22nd

My Mum would have been 100 years old today. It’s hard to believe it’s four years ago since she passed away, and 26 for my Dad. I wonder what they would make of the current state of affairs if they … Continue reading

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 39 — Words

Dr Tanya is our host for the Blogging Insights series. Click here to find out more. This week It’s not just the words, but the way you say them, or if written, where you put the punctuation to get the … Continue reading

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Can’t get going

It has been one of those days when I had intended to do something but it didn’t work out that way. I had a lie in this morning which was much needed after three early starts seeing to Maya, though … Continue reading

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