Saturday …on this day

June 18th A few notable birthdays today. Not only the original domestic goddess Delia Smith, but also the singer Alison Moyet and  Sir Paul McCartney which means I get to pick a couple of great music videos to share with you today!

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Monday Memories: Venetian masks

As mentioned last week, my trips to Venice played a big part in my fascination with Carnival masks. I like masks of all descriptions but the Venetians have a knack for the elaborate & extravagant and therefore the collection I started is of those.  These are the first 2 items I bought there. The hand-held […]

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Sunday Sermon: Shopping

Shopping   As a Christian I think I’m supposed to be anti shopping on a Sunday. However, though I am pretty old-fashioned about a lot of things, & think it would be lovely if we went back to a time when people weren’t greed & convenience driven, I’m realistic enough to know that sometimes it’s […]

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it’s Thursday …it’s Top Of The Pops: Take That & more

Will get back to the 30 week song challenge in a moment but couldn’t ignore the fact that the Take That Progress Live tickets arrived today! I am so looking forward to seeing this show, though I’ve been naughty and seen spoilers on YouTube etc nothing can beat the feeling of being there for real. […]

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Tuesday… Let’s Talk About…Social Networks (again)

Social Networking (again)   This wasn’t going to be the subject of today’s blog until my mum came out with the following question earlier: “What’s the difference between MySpace & Facebook & Twitter and why do you use Facebook & Twitter but not MySpace anymore?” Well, where to start?! & thank goodness she hasn’t heard […]

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It’s Thursday …it’s Top Of The Pops: Adam Ant

Taking a break from the 30 week song challenge this week to share my fab night out with Adam Ant last night! Of course I mean my night out with @BubblyNatz and her daughter in which we saw Adam Ant in concert at the o2 Academy, Birmingham 🙂 I’ve never seen him live so was […]

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Monday Memories: Carnival!

Carnival!   In our village we had an annual Gala. Other places call them Fetes, & nowadays the trend is Carnival. Though, until I witness anything on the scale of the Venice spectacle of the same name, I do find that rather silly. A procession of floats decorated by school-children and their parents & teachers, […]

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