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What’s in a Name?

Hubby and I have always liked to greet counter staff by name if we know it. One of our favoured coffee shops has a variety of staff, and since being here, we have got to know them pretty well. Maggie … Continue reading

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The Eyes have It

I have a thing about eyeballs. I have a thing about needles. There are scenes in Pitch Black and Minority Report where needles meet eyeballs. Is it any wonder then that today I was extremely nervous for my eye appointment … Continue reading

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A ‘Typical’ Good Start

It has been a bad night, with poor Maggie spending the majority of it quivering under our little coffee table and me tossing and turning because my knee was playing up. It was bad enough having fireworks at 6pm and … Continue reading

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Terms of Endearment

There was an article on the news the other day about a Nursing Home staff being taken to task for calling residents ‘Sweetie’, ‘Darling’, ‘Love’ and ‘Handsome’. Why? Because some blithering idiot thought it was disrespectful and demeaning. What utter … Continue reading

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Congrats just a tad early

We had a call from Bro this morning congratulating us on moving into our new home. Except we hadn’t yet. Bro was hysterical on the other end of the line as he had forgotten the time difference, having read our … Continue reading

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today is confusing, frustrating, and a bloody farce. We have been with our current bankers for almost 20 years, and have never had a problem. That was until we sold our house, and were unable to give a permanent forwarding … Continue reading

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