Category Archives: miscellaneous

Advertisement Prompt #2

As a young child, I was always in awe of babies, so when my nephews came along in the late 60s, I took an avid interest and was first in line with offers to babysit. I suppose being older when … Continue reading

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Headline prompt 19th May:

A headline on the morning news bulletin made me laugh today as apparently we are a hairier nation than we used to be. If you’ll excuse the pun (ie head-line) take a look at these, used in a post over … Continue reading

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Help! Carpet cleaning tips required

Unfortunately, I brought something nasty in on the bottom of my shoe from the marina site, and despite our best efforts with advertised carpet cleaners (Vanish, soap flakes, and carpet cleaner sprays/foams), we can’t shift it. The carpet is a … Continue reading

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Big Weekend

This weekend marks an annual festival/carnival for the town with a market, side stalls, games and rides, and a parade scheduled through the High Street on Saturday afternoon and boat parade from the marina on Sunday. Hubby and I walked … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

Tick Tock, Slight shock, Bright Light, Not right, Tick Tock, Hard rock, Air cold, Feel old, Tick Tock, Limbs lock, Sense loss, High cost: Tick Tock, Stopped clock, Tick…. Last kiss, Tock….. Dark block, Last sigh, Goodbye.

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Hubby’s New Toy

Neither of us are fans of technology, but there are times when we have no choice but to be dragged kicking and screaming (silently) into the modern era. It was years before we succumbed to having a mobile phone, and … Continue reading

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And our next move is……………..

To be honest we don’t know where and we don’t know when just yet. We can however do some general research into areas in the UK where we can get a good deal for the money we’ll have available. We’re … Continue reading

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