Category Archives: miscellaneous

If it offends, switch off

My Dad could not abide bad language (I heard him use the F word only twice in my lifetime), and if a film was full of it, regardless of how good the story might be, he’d switch off. When Eddie … Continue reading

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Time to Write: Sentence Starter #41

I haven’t done one of Rachels’ prompts for a while. so here I am today. https://rachelpoli.com/2018/12/07/time-to-write-sentence-starter-41-creative-writing-prompt/ ” Surprise!” she sang happily. Tony was stunned at the change in his wife from the dowdy homemaker he’d left in the morning to … Continue reading

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Dear Diary 7th December

Well the Met Office got it right and we were bombarded with heavy rain this morning from the early hours. I had a bad night and was still awake at 2.30. Maggie wanted to go out at half past six, … Continue reading

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An Early Us present.

One of the things I love about our Christmases is our £10 dash when, armed with just a tenner, we go off in different directions and have an hour to spend it on pressies for each other, the sillier the … Continue reading

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Thought for the day: Pass it On

I’ve said previously that Hubby and I like to make at least one person smile every day, especially the cashier methodically processing a customer’s shopping and they say absolutely NOTHING. I met a guy today who goes one better. He … Continue reading

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Headline Catcher

Oh, oh, oh, I had to read this: Money expert defends the spending habits of woman, 30, who struggles on £40k salary (source) The woman concerned is an accounts director for a marketing company and lives with her parents in … Continue reading

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Blood Red Tax

My Dad was a meat and two veg kind of guy. So was FIL come to think of it. Eventually though, the sunday joint of beef was beyond Mum’s purse unless for a very special occasion and we turned to … Continue reading

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