Tag Archives: holiday

Monday Walk Thoughts 23rd July

I was awake early again, and out walking Maggie by 8am. Hubby was still asleep after another bad night. Our route is more or less set first thing now, so Maggie is content to plod in the direction of the … Continue reading

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Early one morning…………..

I can’t believe I was happy to get up at 6.30 this morning. I’m no early bird, and find that I sleep heaviest (and best) between 6 and 7.30. When I was younger, my alarm was set for 7.30 and … Continue reading

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Goin’ on me ‘olidays

The holiday season cometh, and we will be slap bang in the middle of it! When we lived in Poole, traffic was a nightmare at the best of times, but add holidaymakers, especially those with a caravan? Hell on a … Continue reading

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New diet?

Just had a thought. Hubby and I are going to be on the B&B diet next week for a few days. Last time, we managed to lose a few pounds by eating everything on the menu at breakfast time which … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #131

So, today is National Watermelon Day. No doubt if that took off here in the UK, said costs would triple for the duration/preparation with faces and masks being hollowed out of the fruit like an August Halloween. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/19271780/posts/1547285817 I’m not … Continue reading

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Test Drive!

We are off on our delayed hols and test driving the boat repair and our knees. Hurrah! No packing required, and we stocked up the cupboards yesterday. Have no idea how far we’ll get, so watch this space for photos … Continue reading

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Foreign languages and accents.

I am not very good at accents. If I ask someone which part of Ireland they come from, they are more than likely to say Glasgow, or if asked about Scotland, Belfast. Some people find that odd as I have … Continue reading

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NZ swans

Going through our boxes here on board, we found my CDs of photos from my trip to New Zealand in 2010. With our resident swan sitting on her eggs here, I remembered taking these during my stay in Napier. No … Continue reading

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This is a classic. We’ve all done it, bought something and then gone blindly in thinking we know how it works, even if it’s a model we’re familiar with. Hubby has just had to replace his mobile phone ready for … Continue reading

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Trains, boats and planes

Hubby hasn’t had a holiday in over 10 years. I know this because, not only am I his wife, but the last holiday we took together was when Maggie’s predecessor was alive and we went camping, so this would have … Continue reading

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