Category Archives: town life

Grow your own stew

This morning has been spent harvesting some of our veg before they choked each other in the greenhouse! Above we have beetroot (2nd batch), turnips, swede ad carrots. Left: beetroot, turnips, swede       Right: carrots. Meet Carrotzilla These are … Continue reading

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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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Let’s all go to the beach

It’s the start of another beautiful weekend and we went up on the prom to see what the situation was. This was the beach on the 22nd and 23rd of May, so just a week ago. These were taken this … Continue reading

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I never thought I’d say it………………

But bring back the lockdown! Our field trip was a non event other than doing the first of June’s shopping early. Traffic wasn’t that bad, but the picnic area car parks were filling up, and those in the supermarket. OMG. … Continue reading

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It’s getting out of hand

I’m a level headed kind of gal most of the time.  I think things through, plan to some extent and bumble along quite happily. Or did. We tried an evening shop again tonight, and managed to get 4 cartons of … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage

On the subject of curious thought, here’s another one that is perhaps not so pleasant. Our neighbour recently had some work done at her house, which included the removal of two trees from her back garden, the tarmacing of her … Continue reading

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A snippet

I read on Yahoo news yesterday that riding an electric scooter is apparently illegal. The picture showed something like a moped. Looking out of the window a little while ago, a husband and wife team were coming down the road. … Continue reading

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There’s nothing like getting your washing dry outside on a line. The biggest thing I missed when we were on the boat was my washing line. I was interviewed three times on Boat Living by the local media, even got … Continue reading

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What is NOT happening today

In January, Hubby was sent a hospital appointment but with other things going on at the time, he decided to reschedule and they gave him the 11th February instead. We drove up to the hospital last month to get his … Continue reading

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