Category Archives: Memories

Pensive Thoughts

I said in my ‘Today Is………. ‘ post earlier that I hadn’t slept very well. In fact, when I did finally get to sleep, it was to dream of park benches, concrete and the memory of my Mum. I woke … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Tapestry: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Fandango has hit on another memory with his word choice for today. Mum was a keen knitter and in later years when her hands became stiff and nobbly with arthritis, she turned to tapestry. She…

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20p is not the same as half a crown: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Hubby and I walked Maggie along the beach this morning. We started off on the prom down to the clubhouse, then as the tide was still way out, we went down on the sand. Photo: June…

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Flight of the Fairies

Do you believe in Fairies? At the moment they’re everywhere, twisting and turning in the breeze, thousands of them.   I always called them fairies, and would handle them gently as if they were made of the finest glass. As … Continue reading

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Family Picnic: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
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,…

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Grassy memories

The council guys have been in our road cutting the grass today.  One had a sit on mower and was content to cut the pavement before he realised what the grinding noise was, and two had strimmers merrily strimming around … Continue reading

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Although I’d write to Mum once or twice a week, towards the end of her life I knew I wouldn’t get a reply. Several times when we visited she would be reading one of my letters, and regardless of the … Continue reading

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For the Dads

It’s Father’s Day today and we shall be lighting a candle for our Dads as we do every year. Rather than reblog a previous post, I’d like to share something personal from the Dads. My FIL was an artist of … Continue reading

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On this Father’s Day: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
It’s been a funny sort of day today, starting off with glorious sunshine and now we have a spattering of rain. Earlier we did a little bit of shopping and tried to get into the Abbey…

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Childhood Memory

I saw a CCTV clip yesterday where a male pushed an elderly woman in Manhattan (she was apparently 92) causing her to fall and hit her head on a fire hydrant. This was totally unprovoked, cruel, vindictive and spiteful, and … Continue reading

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