Category Archives: Relationships

Boring Sandwiches

In 1970, I took a packed lunch to school after the dinner served was egg yolks, mashed potatoes and salad, with dessert being whisked egg whites dotted with chopped glace cherries. We weren’t rich, but didn’t qualify for free school … Continue reading

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Have I told you

Everyone has been feeling the stress and strain of current events, and sometimes we forget to say the little things that mean the most. I have a charm on my necklace that Hubby gave me for our wedding anniversary many … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 1989

We were broke. I mean, really and truly strapped for cash. We’d done all of our Christmas shopping at car boot sales, managing to get something for everyone and just hoped no-one minded their gift wasn’t new or expensive. Actually, … Continue reading

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Poetic thought

Concerned, you ask if I’m OK, ‘I’m fine’ is the standard reply, I smile and you slowly walk away, My heart is heavy, though my eyes are dry. Normally things don’t get the better of me, I take it all … Continue reading

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Have a laugh……….. he didn’t

Don’t make me angry. You won’t like me when I’m angry. In DBH (Days Before Hubby), packed lunches were preferred so I would make them up the night before. Working for a vending machine company, sometimes food brought back from … Continue reading

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Sharing coffee #1

I miss my mate from SW. We used to meet up for coffee once every couple of weeks, have a cake and a natter and bitch about whatever was annoying us as we put the world to rights. It was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Hubby strimmed the grass yesterday and I took advantage by going shopping on my own. I was going to walk up into town but Maggie was looking so excitedly expectant I took her with me in the car as she … Continue reading

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Last Words

I haven’t done a Walk Thoughts post for a while, but at the moment I’m not walking as much as I did because of Maggie’s injury. So I’m cheating a bit and having a ‘Sitting Down’ thought instead, though actually … Continue reading

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And he cooks too!

A comment from Sascha Darlington in response to one I made on her post https://saschadarlington.me/2017/10/21/romance-is-dead-amwriting/ has inspired me this morning for this. Hubby and I have been together for over 28 years, married for 26 of them. It s a … Continue reading

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Who are you again?

I have got into the habit of ringing the Care Home where my Mum is currently in Respite Care every week to see how she is doing. I write every week too, sometimes twice, as I’ve found it easier than … Continue reading

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