Tag Archives: New Year


Melanie is our hostess for Share Your World, and this is the last for 2021. Photograph courtesy of Dawn M. Miller Graphics and Text by MBC Here are Melanie’s Share Your World questions and she says: 2022 Is bearing down … Continue reading

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Ah yes, I remember it well!

I said the other day that I could not remember it being this cold, and to some extent I was right. We walked Maggie round the Avenue today and got our buns chilled off, all six of them. The door … Continue reading

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2017, the Highs and Lows

As 2017 draws to a close, on reflection I guess it was a good year, especially for my blog which has clocked up the best stats since I started in September 2013, more than 2½ my views for last year … Continue reading

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Almost the end………………..

Here we are, the 29th of December and just over 2 days left of 2017. My Mum will be spending a while in hospital so any New Year celebrations will be very quiet for her. Mind you, gone are the … Continue reading

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The End of 2016

We started 2016 with plans to explore the canals and have more trips out in the boat, getting to enjoy our new choice of lifestyle and improve our boating skills. It didn’t happen, and I said to Hubby this evening … Continue reading

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Ring in the New

What lies in store for us in 2016 I wonder? Hubby and I will be celebrating our Silver Wedding Anniversary in May, and two days after that I hit 60. Wow. Sixty years of age. I don’t feel it (most … Continue reading

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Hi’s and Bye’s to 2014

We started the New Year with hopes of selling our house. Come March, we had a buyer, but it seemed downhill all the way, as we didn’t actually move until June 17th, and what a nightmare the entire process turned … Continue reading

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Tweenie Time

Welcome to Tweenie Time. Not the excruciating children’s TV programme and all the paraphernalia that went with it, but that time of year when Christmas is over, and New Year hasn’t yet arrived. The shops are almost back to normal, … Continue reading

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The Last Day

Today is the Last Day of the year. Goodbye and good riddance to a lousy one for us. It got me thinking to a number of ‘Last Days’ I’ve experienced. I suppose the first Last Day I can remember was … Continue reading

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I’ve started so I’ll finish…..

I’m having a sense of deja vu. If it wasn’t so expensive, it would be funny, but we started 2013 replacing 2 fence panels which had been damaged in heavy winds of around 80mph along one of our side boundaries.

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