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What a day…………………………26th May

It has been a day of many parts and many frustrations, so this post is longer than normal. Get yourself comfy with a coffee and biscuits, and I’ll begin. We’ve had a call from the garden centre.  The slabs are … Continue reading

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Coldest Night!

It’s official, last night was the coldest of the winter so far. Hubby adjusted the heating so that the temperature indoors didn’t drop below 17º C. It was running practically all night. Outside, according to the met office, temperatures dropped … Continue reading

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Big Business to a ‘T’

The headlines today are full of one of our major supermarket chains who have announced they are to close 43 stores in the UK and halt construction on some 50 others. They also intend to close their main Head Office … Continue reading

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A week in my childhood

Mum’s wash day always used to be Monday, when she would get her machine out, attach the mangle to the top and line it up with the kitchen sink. I remember that washing machine. It was cream in colour, square, … Continue reading

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Rainy Days

Rainy Days and Mondays was a song by The Carpenters which got to the top of the charts in 1981, the first line of which says “Talking to myself and feeling old”. Oh yeah, I feel old, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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