Category Archives: observations

Flight of the Fairies

Do you believe in Fairies? At the moment they’re everywhere, twisting and turning in the breeze, thousands of them.   I always called them fairies, and would handle them gently as if they were made of the finest glass. As … Continue reading

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Baffled R Us

Shopping today has been a successful trip, but the experience a little bemusing. To clarify the title of this post, I’ll start at the end of our shopping triathlon as this was where it occurred. I was sitting in the … Continue reading

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Roses are blooming……… again!

After last year’s confused showing, our rose bushes are going great guns. We have had two showings off all three, and our Peace rose is in bloom with a third. The first flowers were tinged with pink I took these … Continue reading

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What to do with ‘bits’ of veg

Have you ever wondered what to do with the small pieces of frozen veg like cauliflower and broccoli that aren’t small enough to throw away but too small to be put on a dinner plate as a side? Bake………. or … Continue reading

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I am getting SOOOOO angry!

I gave her the benefit of the doubt in the beginning. Felt sorry for her even with the tabloid interviews with the family from hell. But I am sick and tired of seeing her name in the headlines as she … Continue reading

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We’re good……………..

You might remember this post and how no-one had reported it. These were our pictures of the flooded road the night before and the hole the morning after. Road closed, and was for about a week. Well about half an … Continue reading

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Our Shopping Trip today

We got it wrong, and paid for it dearly. Usually we are entering the first shop within half an hour of their opening time, but today we went up late and didn’t get to our first supermarket until 10.30. But … Continue reading

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We went Shopping Today

The plan was to get into town early before the rush, so we left home at 7.45, stopping off for a potty break for Maggie. We arrived at our first shop at 8.20. Plenty of places to park, no queues … Continue reading

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The Nose Has It

Maggie could win gold in any Olympic sniffathon, and taking her for a walk can be slow and laborious as she has to find the exact blade of grass of the exact length before she graces it with a pee … Continue reading

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I missed this

Walking the dog this morning, I noticed this and don’t know how I missed it before. Reaching into my pocket though, I discovered I didn’t have my phone! I remembered to take it this afternoon and took this picture: Once … Continue reading

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