Tag Archives: variety

Change of tactics required maybe?

I got on the scales this morning and felt like crying. No matter which way I had them set or jiggled on them, they are going in the wrong direction. I know it’s not Monday, but I had hoped to … Continue reading

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Lazy Days

What comes to your mind? Lazy afternoons on the river relaxing in the summer sun or waiting for the fish to bite? Curling up with a box of chocolates and a good book? Having a damn good lie in that … Continue reading

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Pastimes of Past Times Part 1

I went to an Open Day and Craft Fayre at the local residential home yesterday afternoon. It was within walking distance, and Hubby suggested I went on my own so as not to worry about the dog. As things turned … Continue reading

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fish, Fish and FISH

With this lovely warm weather, fish are coming to the surface and for the first time, I can actually see what is making the bubbles. When Hubby was a boy, he’d go fishing with his Dad, so he’s ‘quite up’ … Continue reading

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Saturday Walking Thought.

Post Boxes. Have you ever wondered about post boxes? On my walk round the Avenue this morning, I noticed a red post box up by the shops that seemed to have its own built in sun dial on the top. … Continue reading

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Five a day

The ‘Eat five portions of fruit and veg a day’ campaign has been underway for years. Recently though, I have heard conflicting reports that eating 5 is not necessary, or perhaps 3 fruit, 2 veg, or 3 veg and 2 … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food!

Pre Hubby, my only experience with Chinese food was prawns or chicken in batter balls, sweet and sour sauce, and boiled rice. That was all I would try, as what had been purchased and presented to me before made me … Continue reading

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Pat-a pancake

It’s Pancake Day today, or Shrove Tuesday. ‘Shrove’ stems from the old English word ‘shrive’, meaning ‘confess all sins’. Extract from OlneyOnline.com A short history of pancakes in Olney… Olney’s famous race is run every Shrove Tuesday, featuring women who … Continue reading


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