Monday Memories:Happy Birthday Dad

It’s my Dad’s 70th birthday so I dedicate today’s blog to him 🙂 I inherit my best (generosity, loyalty, sense of humour & book-loving) and worst (intolerance, impatience, unsociability & temper) personality traits from him, which I think drives Mum mad at times. It also means that at times we are the daddy-daughter cliche but […]

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Sunday Sermon: Are We Too Soft On Criminals?

This morning, after many months of bad sleep again, and, after letting Stella out at 6am, I went back to bed. Didn’t wake up until 10am and missed church. The precious sleep was much needed though. OK, I thought, I’ll watch the BBC’s Big Questions show, only to find it finished it’s latest run last […]

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Wake Me Up On Saturday Before You Go Go

June 25th A couple of quite notable anniversaries for music fans today. Firstly, it’s the birthday of George Michael so here’s a favourite song from his back catalogue: I also really loved his collaboration with Toby Bourke, the UK video has been removed from YouTube for some reason but I found it with foreign subtitles […]

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Foto Friday

This week’s Digital Photography School challenge: “10 minutes walk from your front door” This takes Stella & I down to the common and I ended up narrowing the set of shots down to 3 that I liked. Lots of ponies and foals around this morning so it was a hard choice as they’re all lovely […]

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it’s Take That Thursday …it’s Top Of The Pops

  30 week song challenge   6. Song by someone you’d like to marry Obviously aimed at the younger generation this question, as I’ve already been there, done that, got the t-shirt, sent the t-shirt to the charity shop…! But, those that know me know I have an enormous crush on a certain member of […]

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Woof Wednesday: More Big Walkies

Another afternoon with Big Walkies On Sunday Stella & I went to meet up with the great girls and boys from Big Walkies again. This time was a return visit to Milton Country Park where we recently did the Hearing Dogs walk. The weather stayed fine, everyone & everydog had a lovely couple of hours. […]

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English On The Internet

I was going to blog about something else but after a day of tutting and sighing at the awful (or aweful as I’ve seen more than once over the last few days!) spelling and grammar on Twitter & Facebook again I thought I’d have a ramble about that instead.   I’m not talking about slang, […]

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