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The first of many!

Thursday, May 21, 2015      5 comments

l haven't blogged any of our walks for a good long while, we just haven't done much. lt's my fault, partly due to ill health so l've had to slowly build my walking back up again and l'm gradually getting there. l've been wandering around t... Read more

Our garden waking up for Springtime.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015      6 comments

This is especially for my friend Patty who expressed a wish to see our garden. Here are a few shots of the part l can see from the kitchen windows and conservatory, it's just bursting into it's second growth after the snowdrops, daffodils and ... Read more

Snowdrop Spectacular

Monday, March 02, 2015      8 comments

Not too far away from where l live is the Estate village of Burton Agnes with it's beautiful Elizabethan Manor House aptly named Burton Agnes Hall. Built between 1598 and 1610 for Sir Henry Griffith, it is still owned by the same family more ... Read more

Winter sunshine

Sunday, March 01, 2015      3 comments

DH had an appointment in town on Friday so l went along for the ride, whilst he was meeting his clients l decided on a stroll along the sea front. lt was very cold and windy but the sun was shining and l'd come prepared with my good thick coat... Read more

Heralds of Spring

Monday, February 16, 2015      7 comments

Spring seems to have arrived. Not that you'd notice much today, it's very cold, windy, dull, overcast and pouring down! Still, the flowers don't seem to mind. The snowdrop is the herald of spring, a harbinger of what's to come. These ... Read more

Memory Lane

Sunday, February 15, 2015      4 comments

Today we took a walk down Memory Lane. l'm very lucky to live in a beautiful part of England. lt's so beautiful it's known as 'God's Own Country' and it's blessed with a wealth of small villages which date back thousands of years. Of course ... Read more

High Wood Brow Trail

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      4 comments

DH wanted to walk Tophill Low Nature Reserve but l fancied Dalby Forest...l won!! We were quite late setting off after a morning in the garden. Now most of the snow has disappeared DH wanted to work on his beloved pond so we knew we would o... Read more

On top of the wolds

Thursday, January 29, 2015      8 comments

Monday was cold, bitterly cold with a strong icy wind but the sky was gorgeous. The clouds were scudding along at a phenomenal rate so the patterns and colours were ever changing. And there was sunshine! We decided a walk was in order. ... Read more

Sunshine, ice, snow and fog!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      6 comments

Sunday dawned cold, windy and dry so we decided to walk the Nature Reserve at Watton Carrs. lt's a lovely little place, we go a lot and always find something of interest whatever the season or the weather. We had a sustaining breakfast of... Read more

Happy New Year

Friday, January 02, 2015      2 comments

Just wanted to wish all my Sparkfriends a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New year. l love coming to Spark, l've made so many friends here it's like family to me. l'm not making any resolutions, l'm just knuckling down to more weightloss in w... Read more

There's beauty in everything!

Monday, November 10, 2014      6 comments

It's a while since l've blogged a walk, it's been a bit hectic around here what with one thing and another but now the peace has returned and l thought l'd get back to blogging. l've never stopped walking, just didn't get much time for sitting... Read more

Not quite 'Miss Slinky' 2014

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      8 comments

Do you remember the competition back in August when l was made 'Woman of the Year'?(see my blog 'l can't believe it') That was a catalyst for me. That was the day l finally realised my true image and not the 'fat' one l had inside my ... Read more

Time marches on!

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      4 comments

lt was officially the first day of autumn yesterday and the weather seems to have changed overnight...cool and dull today! The weathermen reckon on an indian summer, beginning friday it's supposed to hit 73 degrees and last until october, l ho... Read more

l can't believe it!!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014      8 comments

l've said l can't believe it and yesterday l couldn't...it wouldn't quite sink in! But this morning it's still true! Yesterday l was crowned Slimming World's 'Woman of the Year'! Little ole me! 'Woman of the Year' ...who'd have be... Read more

Tuesday fun

Thursday, July 31, 2014      5 comments

l had such a great time in the local park and garden with my daughter-in-law, her friends, my grand children and their friends last week that we've decided every Tuesday will be a fun day through the long and, hopefully hot, summer holidays. ... Read more


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