Tag Archives: My life

We’re suddenly rich!!

Our friendly mailman has brought us each letters bringing good news and comfort hysterical laughter. Hubby and I have had a pay rise! I cannot contain my excitement and working on ways to spend or save this new wealth. Hubby … Continue reading

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Our Park today

Hurrah! We have water!I took the above pictures in February. The water level is up, though I don’t think it is solely due to recent rainfall! Apparently someone saw a pipe running into the lake and the first thoughts were … Continue reading

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Intruder Alert

These days Maggie isn’t much of a guard dog. Whereas before she would sit up and take notice of unexpected sounds or footsteps on the pontoon, now she snoozes the time away, and the only time she’s likely to move, … Continue reading

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December Theme #19

Music wouldn’t be music without some Motown, and my taste in music was changing. I loved to dance, even though I wasn’t actually much good, but there was some great music around when I was in my teens, most of … Continue reading

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December Theme #18

I’d seen Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl (1968) and later What’s Up Doc (1972). I loved her in Yentl (1983), but what really sold me was A Star is Born in 1976. I bought the soundtrack and the last track … Continue reading

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Oops a daisy………….

It has been one of THOSE days, when things have not gone to plan, though on the good news front Hubby’s INR has settled down. It took some time for me to get to sleep last night and I was … Continue reading

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Thoughts about colder days

I woke up this morning before 6am, not just because Maggie wanted to go out, but because I was chilled. Getting the DWP letter last week was a blow, but it’s not the end of the world for us, and … Continue reading

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Trees and Me

I woke up with thoughts of trees this morning and feeling a little melancholy. We see trees and take them for granted, that they will always be there for us to look at and enjoy. As a child, I was … Continue reading

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Weather ’tis nobler in the mind

Or just pi 55 ing us off, damn typical. We woke up to a beautifully sunny day, stripped the beds and got the washing on. An hour later, the second load is in, and we were hanging out the first … Continue reading

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Saturday agenda

We had birds in the garden this morning! OK, they were a flock of starlings on the front lawn, but it’s a start. Portly (or Breast) was tucking in on the bird feeder. He’s the only one that feeds there, … Continue reading

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