I was sat in the dentists waiting room this morning, whiling away the time, & dreamed up a super idea for today’s Blog. But by the time I ‘d seen the dentist, been in a couple of shops trying to buy mum some bed socks, Tesco’s for some flowers & driven home – where I … More It was a good idea for a blog……I dreamed up whilst waiting for the dentist-Now I am home I’m blank!
As I mentioned in my last blog- I was rereading a few recollections I gathered ten years ago, re members of my mothers family. Probably no interest to most- but during summer 1906 my great grandparents Rev James Redfearn, a Methodist minister, & his wife Alice Maud spent a month in Paris, helping out at … More A month in Paris-1906
Looking out the window today, yesterday, all week it has been grey.I was talking to mum in Nov last year- saying there were still a few roses here & there in the garden, and she said her grandma ‘ Alice Maud’ who she was named after, often would pick one on Xmas day (as she … More Grey
I’ve some real favorites in our mug cupboard. For instance ‘Student Body’ Julian gave me back in our early ‘courting days’ 1981, and like wise same era I gave him the ‘Mammoth achievement’ cup when he passed his test. The brown mug must be oldest 1980 as my mum bought it me when I … More A trip through my mug cupboard
A new years resolution I should make ( perhaps) is to stop hoarding- card board boxes! Empty ones, but in my eyes – useful. A few are stacked up one inside another – by the side of my sewing machine ; especially nice ones fit on top of the dresser; some in bedroom cupboards ( … More Hoarding
Certainly been a bit nippy the last few days/ nights. One of those times where the tumble dryer has to go on- not even worth getting hubby to hang out the washing. As you can tell I have very little to write about in this blog. But being British, it’s my duty to mention the … More In the bleak mid winter