Tag Archives: #FOWC

Thinking

How often do we sit quietly and stare into space? Hubby asks if everything is OK and it usually is, I’m just thinking. He laughs and says that could be dangerous, but asks what I’m thinking about. That is indeed … Continue reading

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Unorthodox

My Dad was a Master Builder, and took a great pride in his work. He had several chuckles at our attempts at DIY, but he was always there to offer advice and never made anyone feel silly or inferior if … Continue reading

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Fit for purpose?

Fandango’s one word challenge today is FIT. Loads of ways I can think of for that, from clothes that fit one week and don’t the next, fitting into society or the neighbourhood, or the purchase of something for a specific … Continue reading

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Scream a little scream for me

I think I could count the number of times I’ve screamed on one hand. The first was when the family dog got hit by a car and the shop keeper carried him home for me. I wasn’t very old, very … Continue reading

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I don’t like to make comparisons, but…………..

Some people genuinely and naturally have dignity, whereas others just play at it to suit them. I can think of two people, roughly the same age, both female, married and mothers. One has dignity written right through her, she is … Continue reading

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Just for me: Frugal

Fandango’s one word challenge today is FRUGAL. If I was a stick of rock candy, you would cut me open and I’d have this written right through me. Growing up, us kids never went without the important things, though it … Continue reading

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Reconcile

We often hear happy stories about people being reconciled with lost pets or distant relatives, but being the number cruncher I am, I reconciled figures on a regular basis. In my last job, my predecessor and her assistant took up … Continue reading

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A word that grates……………

When I worked in the bank, be it the High Street as a teller or the Operations Centre and later Finance for the American Bank, the only money to me that was real was what I had in my purse … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Television

Here in the UK, we have to have a licence if we own a television or have means to receive broadcasts from the BBC. Up until recently, if you were over 75, you had a free TV licence, but that … Continue reading

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Cage recycled

Four years ago I did a prompt for Sue Vincent’s Writephoto entitled ‘Caged‘. Fandango has given us CAGE as his word prompt today so I am recycling one of my ‘takes’. Beware all ‘loose women’ Her husband had told her … Continue reading

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