Shit happens

Posted By on 20th April 2020

First let me begin by apologising for the rather blunt title. If you are offended by the use, or over-use, of the ‘S’ word, then I suggest you stop here and come back next Monday when I will hopefully have written something a little more wholesome.

For the rest of you, carry on.

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Palindromes

Posted By on 13th April 2020

Regular readers might recall a few weeks ago I briefly mentioned a couple of palindromes.

No?

Perhaps this might refresh your memory for one of them.

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Suki

Posted By on 6th April 2020

Regular readers will know about my 2 cats Poppy and Grayson, and visiting feral tomcat, Macbeth. Well, a few weeks ago I got another, Suki. Whether that was a wise thing to do only weeks away from moving house who knows? And the Coronavirus hasn’t helped matters either, but moving 3 cats to Huddersfield can’t be that much harder than moving 2, surely?! Can it?!

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Getting Back On The Horse

Posted By on 30th March 2020

The phrase ‘you couldn’t make it up’ is probably overused, but sometimes its exactly what you need t.o describe a situation. Take the latest stage in my ‘trying to move house’ saga for example. Remember last year? August 1st to be exact, sold my house and bought another one (known affectionately as no.14) then it all fell through 15 weeks later?

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The Best Things In Life

Posted By on 23rd March 2020

There are 2 smells in life which are so wonderful, memorable and unmistakably special that if they could be bottled, would make some budding entrepreneur very rich indeed.

What are they?

One is the smell of the first new mown grass of the season and the other is the smell inside a new car, particularly if it has leather upholstery.

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You Were Saying?

Posted By on 16th March 2020

As a schoolgirl some 50 years or so ago, I was interested in ‘sayings’. Anything I liked the sound of would get written down in a notebook. How times have changed. Just imagine what fun I’d have now with access to the internet and all it’s wonders.

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The Holiday

Posted By on 9th March 2020

And so the Isle of Skye adventure began. We travelled up over 2 days with tea in Carlisle and an overnight stay in Glasgow, home of the red Tardis.

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The Packing

Posted By on 2nd March 2020

So what do you need after the most stressful 17 months of your entire life?

Why a holiday of course!

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Head Or Heart?

Posted By on 24th February 2020

So I couldn’t put it off any longer, it was make your mind up time for the computer and the car. I’d done my research, had my test drives and calculated my finances, I needed to make a decision.

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Walk The Walk

Posted By on 17th February 2020

So off I went on my latest adventure, in search of a new computer and a new car. To say I was apprehensive would be an understatement. However, I’ve discovered in recent months that the secret to overcoming fear in these situations is to approach them with an outward display of confidence, even if on the inside you have no idea what you’re talking about. In other words learn how to ‘walk the walk’ even if you can’t ‘talk the talk’, and it’s amazing what a difference it makes.

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