Tag Archives: disappointment

Sometimes a dream turns into a nightmare

When we bought the cottage, it was in need of a new kitchen, and as we were starting from scratch, we decided to invest in a reconditioned Rayburn solid fuel cooker which would also run our central heating. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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F, G and H is for……………..

Another combination one this, involving a Four poster bed at a Grand Hotel. It was Christmas either 1993 or 1994 (we were married and didn’t have a dog as we were able to do things like have unplanned holidays or … Continue reading

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Change of plan

Today, we were expecting visitors, but something came up and they had to cancel. This took me back to yesteryear when every time we planned for something, it went wrong. The good news is that the boat is spotless, naughty … Continue reading

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Market Day

Market Day in town where we used to live was on Wednesday (which included an auction) and Saturday. When we first arrived in Lincolnshire, there was plenty of choice and stalls, and a bargain could be had. Maggie had an … Continue reading

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Dad’s Christmas

My father’s mother died when he was about 5, and he was actually brought up by his grandparents, uncles and aunts. He told us few things about his childhood, but I particularly remember this about Christmas.

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