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Night Visitor

You come to me in the night unbidden, An unwelcome visitor invading my hours of rest, Replacing my slumber with fear and panic, My heart pounding madly in my chest. Floating, drifting, meaningless, Dismissed from one life, lost in another, … Continue reading

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Coming home: Our Wedding, part three

Oh boy. Apparently a train porter had been attacked and killed, and the entire public transport system came out on strike. We had a problem. I mean, a serious series of problems, the biggest of which was our tickets had … Continue reading

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Adrenalin rush or what??????

Today started off as a nice ploddy day. We had it planned, blood test for Hubby first thing, get my prescription filled second thing, walk the dog third, then into town to do some banking business, and maybe have lunch. … Continue reading

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When we got back to the car after this morning’s walk, we met up with the Single Red Setter man. We asked after his wife who has been ill and he was pleased to tell us that she had gone … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

It’s Maggie’s birthday this week. She’ll be 9, but it doesn’t seem that long ago that we brought her home. But then of course we didn’t actually bring her home 9 years ago, as she didn’t choose me (see Best … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas……..

Today we did our final Christmas shopping. That is, our Ten Pound Dash, where we each have a tenner and go off in different directions for an hour or so to buy little things for each other to put under … Continue reading

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According to the Met Office, we were due to be hit by a hurricane in the early hours today. In readiness, we both laid out practical clothes in case we had to get up in a hurry. A year or … Continue reading

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Love ’em or ‘eight’ ’em

  Arachnophobia the fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions No 1 in top 10 most common phobias affects women more than men Symptoms dizziness, nausea, and breathlessness in some cases, symptoms escalate into a full-blown panic attack … Continue reading

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