Category Archives: My life

FPQ 1st February

Fandango is in the chair and his question/s this week are: Which of these four types of communities do you currently live in? Are you happy there? If so, why? If not, why not, and which type of community would … Continue reading

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Sunday Whirl Wordle #585

Brenda Warren is our host and you can join in here boat, preserve, speak, resist, oil, fire, drive, fly, shoot, matter, close, right

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Weekend Sky from 2015

These pictures were taken when we were on the marina in June 2015. The dawns were OK, but the sunsets could be spectacular. My contribution to Hammad’s Weekend Sky #80

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Black? Not even grey: reblog for Friday Flashback

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Oh well, our hunt for a Black Friday bargain didn’t pan out, but sometimes these things are for the best. Our Plan B for a lawnmower was a reconditioned one in a local Bargain Centre where…

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Question Time Over Coffee: 19th November

Rory is our host and you can join in with these coffee time questions here Have you ever been on an extended vacation/holiday road trip? If so, when and where and for how long? My BIL died suddenly in 2010 … Continue reading

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On the beach

It’s great to have our beach back. It was such a beautiful afternoon, we took the dog for a walk, arming ourselves with the sling shot and the Nikon camera.

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Austerity Sucks: reblog for Flashback Friday

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Things are looking bleak, and it’s not just the weather. Austerity measures have gone beyond endurance for many, and I for one am anxious for our future. I have always been a good money manager. This…

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Energy savings: just a thought

I had our monthly energy bill yesterday and we are in receipt of the first £66 installment of the £400 government energy grant so doing very well towards our winter bills. We have however been trying to think of ways … Continue reading

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MLMM Wordle #291

Click here to join in with Lisa’s Monday Wordle challenge. cake, frosting, decorate, sticky, sweet, festive, artistic, celebrate, evidence. necessary, photograph, nervous . I was always nervous about baking cakes having been ridiculed at school because I didn’t do it … Continue reading


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Weekend Sky : 8th October

I’m submitting these photos from May 2015 and one of our trips up river when we were on the boat for Hammad’s Weekend Sky challenge today. The peace and quiet on the water was wonderful, and we didn’t need a … Continue reading

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