Category Archives: My life

Morning Walk 28th February

As hoped, the sun broke through the clouds and the fog lifted. It is now a beautiful day. We decided to walk along the prom in the opposite direction today, just to check the sea was still there. I took … Continue reading

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Can’t get rid of it

We all have at least one don’t we. That special item of clothing that is just so very ‘us’, loved to pieces, brings a sense of comfort and well being, and is totally worn out. I wrote this about my … Continue reading

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A walk in the Park 21st February

It’s been such a mild morning, we thought we’d go for a walk before lunch. The wind was slight, but the skies a little grey, so we played safe and wore our yellows. People were gathering for the church service … Continue reading

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Headline: Kids in Care

As many of my readers are aware, I was a foster parent for four years in the 1980s. It was one of the few good things to come out of my relationship during that time. When Hubby and I got … Continue reading

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The Window Cleaner did it.

No, this is nothing to do with my poor attempt at cleaning the windows last week when Hubby was in hospital. We had news today of a pregnancy that we are really pleased about. No fanfare or staged pictures for … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

Hubby and I met through an ad in the local paper. Both of us were coming out of bitter relationships and wanted nothing to do with the lovely dovey crap and rose tinted glasses. We just wanted friendship, and that … Continue reading

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Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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Today is Saturday 2nd January

The day is undecided, and I am looking out at a cold grey afternoon, but at least it’s not raining. There is no sun though, so the house is chilled but not cold, and unusually for me, I have a … Continue reading

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Bubble and Squeak

As promised, here is our lunch today, which consisted of cold meat (turkey, chicken, gammon), pigs in blankets (cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon), stuffing balls, and the Brit’s infamous bubble and squeak. I did mine as a huge pancake today … Continue reading

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That glow is no star

We have had another wonderful Christmas Day, and still have lots of parcels to open tomorrow. We try to extend our celebration over at least two days, one of our little personal traditions. As expected, we’ve eaten too much, but … Continue reading

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