Category Archives: My life

Cheeper to keep chickens?

When we lived in the cottage, we were given five ex-battery hens and a henhouse as a house warming gift. After a while, we wondered if it was a practical joke as apart from the benefit of eggs, the chickens … Continue reading

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 24, 2022

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “home.” Use it as a noun, a verb, an adjective, or an adverb. Enjoy! Thanks Linda! They say Home is where the heart is, but for me Home is where the … Continue reading

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Back to work? A reblog for Flashback Friday 23rd Sept 2022

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
When I was made redundant in 2001, it was only the second time I had to ‘sign on’ and become a Government Statistic of the unemployed. My previous experience in 1981 hadn’t been too bad, and…

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Today’s relief

I had my annual mammogram last week, but in the morning when I had my shower, I thought I felt a lump. It is three years ago that I had my mastectomy, and three years before that that I had … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Dealing with Crisis Big or Small

Lauren is our host this week. Find out more here This week’s prompt is: Dealing With a Crisis I have known some people go into a panic over a broken nail, and one eight year old child go to pieces … Continue reading

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Sucking it Up.

You’d think it would be quite straightforward don’t you, going out and buying a vacuum cleaner. But No. When we were in the cottage, it was a standing joke that we had His and Hers hoovers. Hubby preferred the cylinder … Continue reading

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For Folic’s sake……..

I had the call from the pharmacist this morning at 11am when I was in the middle of a shopping queue. Luckily Hubby could finish off as I took the dog outside to take it. No, it was not about … Continue reading

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River Trip 2016: Part Four: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
We left Stratford at midday on Saturday, and trying to get down to the first lock was like playing water skittles and chicken with visitors in rowing boats. It was ridiculous that no-one seemed to see…

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Throwback Thursday #48 – That Was Then And This Is Now

Lauren is our host this week. Find out more here This week’s prompt That Was Then And This Is Now  is making us think back to what we were like as kids compared to the adult we’ve become. I’m using … Continue reading

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GP update

The GP was very nice and could see how swollen my ankle and legs were. She is arranging for XRays on both feet to check for osteoarthritis and I have a blood test booked for next week to check out … Continue reading

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