*139* ramblings of a tired mind

Two posts in one day. What is going on? I tell you what’s going on… I’ve just finished reading this: I wonder what do authors of novels think when someone manages to read so much into their work… does JK pat herself on the back or does she have a good laugh? I guess novels […]

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*132* the moon and the library

That sounds like the title of a book, doesn’t it? It isn’t, it’s only a telegraphic account of my Saturday adventures when together with my parents, I visited Gloucester Cathedral – always a pleasure btw – such an incredible building… I was really curious to see the moon installation right in the middle of the […]

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*130* 1940 – 2019

My mother in law passed away, suddenly but peacefully yesterday morning. Her death has left us all raw and slightly stunned. She was a beautiful woman and is already greatly missed. Nature’s first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf’s a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to […]

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*127* musings (…not that amusing…)

… 2ndweek of Uni underway.  Initial thoughts?  Many and varied ones. (This post has nothing to do with fruit crumble by the way, the photos are just here for the ‘bants’). It’s a strange feeling to be sitting in a room with young people the same age as my eldest, trying not to act like a ‘mum’ […]

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*110* miscellaneous

I was starting to beat myself up for not showing up here when I realised it would have been completely stupid. Blogging is meant to be a pleasure, a time-out activity, not a chore… so why should I beat myself up if I don’t do it? I’m certainly not getting paid for it! So I […]

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*108* a wedding

I love weddings. The happiness, the flowers, the dress, the smiles and the cheesy toasts, the dancing… This weekend Mr M and I drove South to Richmond for a wedding at the Bingham Hotel, a lovely place right on the river. Shame the weather didn’t quite play ball. Our room was on the top floor […]

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*105* holiday recap

And we’re back. The sky is quite grey this morning, but we’re bracing ourselves for a heatwave in the next few days… we’ll see. They’re never as hot as they say. The laundry is almost all done – well, until no 1 and no 2 arrive back from their trip tomorrow and then we’re back […]

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*101* postcards from Costa Navarino, Greece

Day 1. That was about it for today. More of the same tomorrow. (minus the cricket… but I’m sure my lot will be able to find other sporting events to subject me to!).

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