Category Archives: miscellaneous

Avenue Walk observations

I walked Maggie round the Avenue yesterday evening and remembered to take my camera as there are some lovely flowers and a tree in blossom that will shortly lose their beauty.   I think this is a magnolia tree. It … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Will

I was not a Shakespeare fan, though we had to do A Midsummer Night’s Dream for ‘O’ level which I cocked up and wrote about Romeo and Juliet instead having seen both plays at the Pavillion in Bournemouth before the … Continue reading

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Tuna Rinse

Today has not been one of my best. It’s been raining since the early hours, though I suppose that’s better than The Beast of the East’s return, but it’s scuppered walks unless we want to get drenched. I decided to … Continue reading

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Crow’s Nest

We’ve all seen them, the nests at the top of spindly trees, and it is said that if the crows build their nest at the highest possible point, then we’re in for a hot summer. Looking out of the kitchen … Continue reading

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Spoke too soon

Looks like liver and bacon may not be back on the menu afterall. Hubby took the first of his new pills last night, and we ended up in A&E. He felt weird, his blood pressure rocketed (thank goodness we still … Continue reading

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I’m sorry I bit you………..

No, this is not me apologising to my dentist in 2007, but a sorry tail tale related to me yesterday. MSM (Maggie’s Surrogate Mummy, who kindly put up with us whilst we were selling the boat and finding a new … Continue reading

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Open and shut case

The recent heavy wind has played havoc with our gate, which sadly had one slam too many and started to fall apart. Hubby is not one to put new to old in the repair line if he can help it, … Continue reading

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