Monthly Archives: January 2009

Please Pray

Post edited to say: Dad’s appointment has been postponed as the weather is too bad for him to get out as when it’s this cold it goes straight to his lungs and makes his breathing even more difficult. I’ve also … Continue reading

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The Lovely Award

Bless dear Mac for taking pity on me and awarding me this. Here are the award criteria: “These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is … Continue reading

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Learning to play Chess

I thought i would share that i am learning how to play chess. I have always been totally baffled by  who checks whom and the stalemates and checkmates and the passe something or other‘s and even just reaching a playable … Continue reading

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Simple Living – The Sealed Jar Challenge

I know it’s probably something that most people don’t want to think about when it was only 1 month ago that we were all singing carols around the tree, indulging in delicious food and drink and perhaps opening up a … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Award & Lemonade in January Award

I feel such a shirker posting these after so much time has passed, but i completely lost them in my ‘posts’ folder! Many thanks to Jennifer and to Jean for passing on this lovely award to me (and to Rosemary … Continue reading

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Have a Little Priest

Regulars should know by know that i have a soft spot for the men in black ….so i couldn’t resist posting this short clip of a very catchy song that has been reverberating around my brain since watching Sweeney Todd … Continue reading

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Simple Living – Forward Present Planning

Some people like to leave things to the very last moment to buy Birthday and Christmas presents, some people don’t have a choice because funds are very limited and they, rather sensibly, don’t want to make gift purchases too early … Continue reading

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