Category Archives: Personal Thoughts

Price hikes, again!

I had a little bit of shopping to do today and took the time to have a look round the shelves to see what was available. Lots of Christmas stuff reduced by up to 50%, but I don’t want any … Continue reading

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Over a banger?

It all started years ago, Sibling rivalry, of course, you know, The green eyed monster raises its head Whatever they had, he wanted instead. It seems this dates back to breakfast time, Even then, the youngster would whine, Why does … Continue reading

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Friday Faithfuls :13th January

Jim Adams is our host and this is his question this week For Friday Faithfuls this week I would like to know how prepared you are for the end. I realize that this is a morbid post and if you … Continue reading

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Reflections on a grey day

The greyness of the day, Unusual for this time of year, mild and dry, People going about their business, Normalcy has returned after the holidays. The silence within is welcome,

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Awww Mondays

My first contribution to this blog hop hosted by Comedy plus I’m posting this, one of my favourite pictures from our late friend Melanie’s site (sparksfromacombustiblemind) . She is so sadly missed.

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Words that bite………..

There are a couple of thoughts that have been bouncing around in my head lately: Be careful, what you say might come back to bite you and Many a truth said in jest. With Christmas now behind us, it’s time … Continue reading

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Goodnight sweet friend

In July 2021, we had a furry house guest while our friend was in hospital. In March 2022, our friend was taken ill suddenly and Kela came to stay with us so Maya had some company. The two dogs got … Continue reading

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Blogging Insights NF — #65 New Year, New Slate

Dr Tanya is our host for the Blogging Insights series. You can join in here. This is her quote today: ” Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one!” — Brad Paisley. This … Continue reading

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Monday Peeve Jan 2nd 2023

I will keep this short: He dishes the dirt, insults the family, sells out confidences, uses his mother’s death to gain sympathy, has recently shown ‘rare footage of his children’ for profit, and is awaiting the publication of his ‘tell … Continue reading


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And still they bang

Not content with starting the fireworks at 9pm last night and then intermittently until 12.30, we have had the damn things going off again at 5pm tonight which set Maya off into protection mode. Instantly alert, she was up at … Continue reading

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