Tag Archives: bargains

Little if any change

Having thought about recent goings on, we decided to do the bulk for our March shop today. Hubby wanted to get the nuts and bolts for the greenhouse which were in stock at the DIY outlet in one town but … Continue reading

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Mine, I tell you, mine!

Guess what I saw in the second hand shop yesterday? In fact I saw 4, but couldn’t see the price, and the shop wasn’t open on Sundays. MOH arrived safely yesterday afternoon and we spent an enjoyable evening playing scrabble … Continue reading

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Once more into the shops, once more………..

We are still here with our Friend. It is a slow process of getting him on his feet, and another emergency visit to the hospital (and discharge AGAIN) did not help. We feel however perhaps we have turned a corner … Continue reading

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Ali Baba meets the Mother in Law.

One Saturday morning we invited Hubby’s Mum and Dad to join us at a car boot sale. Neither had been to one before, but Dad had heard a lot about them and was keen to see why they were so … Continue reading

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Cash or Plastic?

  I read in the paper recently that they intend to replace our current bank notes with plastic ones. New Zealand and Canada already have them, so I guess if cash in your pockets finds its way into the washing … Continue reading

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