Category Archives: Memories


Let me take you back to a post about taking the in-laws out to lunch. You can find the entire post here Here is an extract that denotes our impromptu action that day Walking down the High Street towards the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad: 2021

My Dad had a wacky sense of humour, and he was one of the best. He was always there for me, and even if I did something daft (like move in with a guy and his two kids for nearly … Continue reading

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For you Mum: March 14th 2021

You are never far from my mind, How can you not be When the face that looks back at me Is you. My eyes are your eyes, The crinkles at the corners, The flecks, and that sparkle When they catch … Continue reading

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11th March 2005

About this time sixteen years ago we were sorting out sleeping arrangements. I had a duvet and pillows on the floor in the lounge, Hubby had the bed. The nameless Puppy was tucked up in a drawer pilfered from the … Continue reading

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Yorkshire pudding 1 Mother in Law 0

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
It was mother in law’s birthday, and as Hubby was away on a course, I thought I’d take her out to lunch. I gave her the choice of venue, knowing she liked the local carvery, and…

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Today marks the publication of 11,111 posts by yours truly (this one is obviously plus one). On our walk today, we passed a garden where daffodils are raising their golden heads towards the sun, and crocuses are coming out to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Surface: a reblog for Flashback Friday

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Frank’s challenge this week: For this week, he thought it might be fun to go with a theme that allows us to go to any level that we like: Surface! Photo: Dawn off our bow April…

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Ginger – 7th February

Michael’s challenge this week is to write a response to the word – Ginger – be it someone’s name, the actual plant or how you respond to this word. Ah, ginger. A natural remedy for reflux chewed in tiny amounts, … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #313 – Finding Something Forgotten – February 4th

This week Michael asks us to compose a response to the prompt: Finding Something Forgotten. I can’t say this was something we’d forgotten, but it was certainly a thing that may well have been missed at the time. Don’t think … Continue reading

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Three Years On

Today is Winnie the Pooh Day. It is also the third anniversary of losing my Mum. She was 95. Hubby says he looks at me sometimes and sees my Mum. I know. I see her every time I look in … Continue reading

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