Category Archives: Memories

The Sound of Clopping

I thought I was hearing things this morning but sure enough, two horses were clopping up the road. A beautiful chestnut shire was pulling one cart and a white shire pulled another. It took me back many, many, years to … Continue reading

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Meals from yesteryear

We had a very simple meal today, pork chop, fresh green beans, carrots, and home-grown potatoes. The taste buds were working overtime as I remembered our veg patch which contained potatoes, onions, tomatoes, runner beans and peas. We’d tried growing … Continue reading

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They don’t make ’em like they used to

Interesting conversations today about bed linens, duvet covers, blankets, and cushions. MSM has been sorting out her cupboards and has found several things in the bedding line that she has offered to us. One is a single satin burgundy duvet … Continue reading

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Old Habits, fond memories

We’ve been foraging! Not that it was our intention, but walking up to the supermarket today to give Maggie her second walk, exercise ourselves, and oh yeah, do some shopping for our trip tomorrow, we passed a mass of blackberry … Continue reading

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A bit of a to-do

It was the wedding yesterday (separate post to follow), and after a bit of a hit and miss effort, we went but didn’t stay. Gone are the days of Uncles, Aunts and Grandparents from both sides getting together for a … Continue reading

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Family Picnic

My previous post was in response to Charli’s challenge this week and I was limited to 99 words. I thought I’d do a more in-depth post about our family picnics as they were so much fun, and with Summer just … Continue reading

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Stepping out

Today’s shopping spree saw me almost getting my shoes for the wedding too. A long time ago, like the 1970s when platforms were all the rage, I had a smashing pair of strappy blue sandals which were so comfortable, I … Continue reading

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