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Interesting times……….

I’m having a touch of deja vu, having received a letter from my building society on Friday informing me that the pittance interest rate on my savings account is being reduced to 0.50%  as from June 1st. Hang on, we’re … Continue reading

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A personal view.

This is a painting taken from a photograph of Happy Chappie. We got together in 1988 as we were both host families to foreign students. Unfortunately, our ‘guests’ (and their friend) tried to use us as their personal taxi service, … Continue reading

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No, this is not a type error or case of dyslexia. This is about FOOD BOREDOM  I suppose school dinners could be blamed for some of it. I mean we had mash, boiled and roast potatoes once a week, curry … Continue reading

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Thank you for your interest!

Oct 2013: Thank you to everyone who has taken an interest in my writings. It’s been such a pleasurable surprise and though I’m still finding my feet with formats etc, I’m enjoying myself immensely. Please, don’t hold back from posting … Continue reading


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TV or not TV………..

  Now that IS the question.   My Mum and Dad got their first TV set around 1962. It was in a walnut cabinet with rolling concertina doors, could get BBC1 and ITV in black and white, plus a variety … Continue reading

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