Monday Memories: Family Tree

Quite a simple memory blog today given that I’ve been spoilt by the last two Mondays being Bank Holidays and today I had to go and do that work thing! Still, it’s paying for that new sofa¬†so I mustn’t grumble ūüôā Back to the photo scan theme and also another hobby of mine, genealogy. Have […]

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Sunday Sermon: Needham Market

Today¬†I didn’t go to church. Instead I took Stella back to Suffolk as there was a Big Walkies¬†event at Needham Lake which is where we used to spend pretty much every Sunday morning. Despite her anxieties and my shyness we both enjoyed the walk we attented at Hinchingbrooke Country Park so I was sure if […]

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Saturday…on this day…

Thought I was going to struggle for historical points of interest today but stumbled across the following: 1919. Mar√≠a Eva Duarte born. Later to become Eva Peron, or, Evita This fact I will, of course, use as an excuse to share a Madonna video! I know¬†not everyone is a fan of her, erm, *varied* film […]

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it’s Thursday…it’s Top Of The Pops iPod shuffle!

For my music-inspired blog this week I’ve gone for the good old iPod shuffle and seeing what the first 5 tunes are to appear ūüôā Here goes: 1. Terence Trent D’Arby “Rain” I¬†can’t remember if this was a single or not but certainly a great track from his “Introducing The Hardline According To…” album. There […]

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Woof Wednesday: Walkies At Wicken

A while back the good people at National Trust: Wicken Fen Nature Reserve¬†announced they would be holding a weekly “Health Walk” on a Wednesday morning. What a great idea. Wednesday is my day off from work and I knew¬†Wicken was a place Stella liked as we had been there geocaching last Summer. Only a few […]

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Tuesday…let’s talk about…Banks

Last Thursday, as we were fast approaching another long weekend, I decided to check over my bank account, using the usually very efficient online service provided by Lloyds TSB. I knew it was in good health but wanted to make sure my wages had gone in before I made plans for any purchases over the […]

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Monday Motor Racing Memories

Yesterday I was reminded that it was 17 years since Formula 1 driver¬†Ayrton Senna died after a crash during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Strangely enough, after encouragement from my brother, that was the first Grand Prix I actually properly watched. Races were often on as I grew up, I knew who Murray Walker […]

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