Category Archives: Memories

Cheeper to keep chickens?

When we lived in the cottage, we were given five ex-battery hens and a henhouse as a house warming gift. After a while, we wondered if it was a practical joke as apart from the benefit of eggs, the chickens … Continue reading

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Song Lyric Sunday 11th September

This week, Jim has chosen another of my suggestions, this being novelty songs. ‘Shaddap you face’ by Joe Dolce kept Ultravox; Vienna off the top spot in 1981, but I am not going with that. Instead, I am opting for … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Dealing with Crisis Big or Small

Lauren is our host this week. Find out more here This week’s prompt is: Dealing With a Crisis I have known some people go into a panic over a broken nail, and one eight year old child go to pieces … Continue reading

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Swan and Memories

Swan – Image by KL Caley For visually challenged writers, the image shows a solo swan swimming under a small bridge. Swans are so elegant and graceful. They were a favourite of my Mum and in turn bring me happy … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #54

Maggie is our host this week and her theme is Favourite Things (cue Julie) Maggie refers us back to adolescence so I can’t count all the wonderful things I’ve experienced over the last 33½ years since Hubby and I have … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #53 – It’s A Formal Affair

Lauren’s our host this week and you can join in here She says: I am proposing a different way to write to the prompt today. Because we all had very diverse upbringings, I am going to list several reasons why … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #52 – Transitions and Modifications

Maggie is in the chair today for the Thursday Throwback bloghop. This week’s prompt is: Transitions and Modifications Below are Maggie’s guideline questions and my responses.

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Today is Friday 5th August

Sunrise August 5th 2021 (my pictures) Were they still with us, my parents would have celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary today. Every year bar one when he had no spare money at all, my Dad would buy Mum two dozen … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #50 – Are Rules Made to be Broken?

Maggie is back in the chair this week and you can join in with her topic here This week’s prompt is: Are Rules Made to be Broken? You can either free write using these questions as inspiration or answer the … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #270- Jamboree

Sammi Cox is our host and you can find out more here As a child, we could buy a Jamboree Bag for sixpence.

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