Tag Archives: old

A Sign of the Times

I’ve mentioned on several occasions how much I miss having a washing line. Each time we do the laundry, it sets us back a fiver, and as we do a load every 5 days or so, you can imagine the … Continue reading

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Grandad’s surgery

Hubby is my hero. He is also pretty good with a needle, so it comes as no surprise that he is responsible for Grandad’s makeover. The pilot in this picture is Rembrandt (but that’s another story). Grandad is my bear, … Continue reading

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Hang out the washing…….

Rain was forecast for later but we took a chance and did the washing this morning as it was a lovely blowy day, just right for getting the sheets dry. There’s something about washing that’s been dried outside, and the … Continue reading

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Our Tree

When my hubby and I first met, we were both broke and as I had a dog, took a lot of (free) walks in the New Forest. We’d take a different route each time, and one Sunday afternoon came across … Continue reading

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25 plus 1

Here are some things that tell you you’re getting on a bit Your GP looks 10 years old At a job interview, they look at your qualifications and ask you ‘What’s an ‘O’ level’ Your nephew turns up on your … Continue reading

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Remembrance, for those left behind

Today at 11am, many will stop what they are doing, disregard their phones and respect a Two Minute Silence in Remembrance. As a child, I remember this at school, but it is only in recent years that I’ve noticed supermarkets, … Continue reading

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