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Advertisement Prompt #2

As a young child, I was always in awe of babies, so when my nephews came along in the late 60s, I took an avid interest and was first in line with offers to babysit. I suppose being older when … Continue reading

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Headline prompt 19th May:

A headline on the morning news bulletin made me laugh today as apparently we are a hairier nation than we used to be. If you’ll excuse the pun (ie head-line) take a look at these, used in a post over … Continue reading

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Help! Carpet cleaning tips required

Unfortunately, I brought something nasty in on the bottom of my shoe from the marina site, and despite our best efforts with advertised carpet cleaners (Vanish, soap flakes, and carpet cleaner sprays/foams), we can’t shift it. The carpet is a … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

Tick Tock, Slight shock, Bright Light, Not right, Tick Tock, Hard rock, Air cold, Feel old, Tick Tock, Limbs lock, Sense loss, High cost: Tick Tock, Stopped clock, Tick…. Last kiss, Tock….. Dark block, Last sigh, Goodbye.

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Hubby’s New Toy

Neither of us are fans of technology, but there are times when we have no choice but to be dragged kicking and screaming (silently) into the modern era. It was years before we succumbed to having a mobile phone, and … Continue reading

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Fluffy and sweet smelling

Well, she is now! Anyone who owns a dog, especially an un-neutered bitch at ‘that time’, knows how whiffy they can get. We decided against having Maggie spayed as we wanted her to have puppies, but couldn’t find a nice … Continue reading

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The Red Tape Doth Choketh

Some things just beggar belief, and although we are finishing today on a ‘good’ note, it has been frustratingly tedious in trying to do the simplest thing like notify a change of address. First stop was The Bank. You would … Continue reading

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