Tag Archives: danger

By the light of the silvery ………. torch

We had a relatively late night last night as we were watching a DVD. There was a bit of commotion going on outside, though Maggie didn’t alarm up, and at 11pm it was time to take her out for her … Continue reading

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Day 8: Danger, High Winds

It was July 7th,  10th anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings and the news was full of it. We were safely moored up and enjoying a leisurely cooked breakfast with our friends getting ready for the off and Day 2 … Continue reading

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Creatures of Habit

Are you a creature of habit? Would you consider Habit and Routine to be one and the same? Hubby and I both agree that the day doesn’t start until we’ve had that all important first cuppa.

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Another Mother in Law story

Long gone are the invalid carriages that used to drive my Dad nuts by holding up traffic or parking anywhere blocking access to where he particularly wanted to go. In later years, I admit that I found them unsightly, but … Continue reading

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Dinner is served

Word soon got around that it was that time of year again and an array of tantalising titbits were being set out to tease the taste buds. Chatter raised in volume as the message was passed along and a flurry … Continue reading

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According to the Met Office, we were due to be hit by a hurricane in the early hours today. In readiness, we both laid out practical clothes in case we had to get up in a hurry. A year or … Continue reading

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