Category Archives: My life


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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Walk in my shoes, or perhaps not

I didn’t sleep very well last night. Although I was anxious about today’s vet visit, it wasn’t that which kept me awake. It was pain. I first noticed a problem in the afternoon when I stood up and my foot … Continue reading

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Just 5 a day

I got lazy and didn’t do them, then paid for it. I’m talking about my exercises, the ones I had to do after my surgery. The booklet doesn’t say how long you have to do them for, so I thought … Continue reading

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Adrenalin rush or what??????

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Today started off as a nice ploddy day. We had it planned, blood test for Hubby first thing, get my prescription filled second thing, walk the dog third, then into town to do some banking business,…

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Bangers and Mash

Hubby and I have fond memories of bangers and mash, and a small cafe in Aberystwyth called Rumble Tums. For the princely sum of £6, you would get two sausages, mash and onion gravy with a side dish of 3 … Continue reading

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How to muck up a mobile phone

Hubby and I both have mobile phones, though we use mine the most and it has all the important numbers in it. It’s the one we give out should anyone want our phone number as it’s the one that is … Continue reading

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Steak Out : 9 June 2020

Not that we could afford a steak meal out these days as at the last count, an 8oz rump steak was around £12 – £15. The piece I bought today was just over £4 and big enough for the three … Continue reading

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Sometimes a dream turns into a nightmare

When we bought the cottage, it was in need of a new kitchen, and as we were starting from scratch, we decided to invest in a reconditioned Rayburn solid fuel cooker which would also run our central heating. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Years Past

That was then, this is now, and the bits in between…………… ish. Rory has chosen It was a Very Good Year by Frank Sinatra as a basis for his Q&A post today: Three distinct years are mentioned in this … Continue reading

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Boring Sandwiches

In 1970, I took a packed lunch to school after the dinner served was egg yolks, mashed potatoes and salad, with dessert being whisked egg whites dotted with chopped glace cherries. We weren’t rich, but didn’t qualify for free school … Continue reading

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