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Breakfast in the garden...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      8 comments

Woke late this morning...nine am! DH was still asleep too so we must have needed it. l think mine was down to medication for a bronchial infection l'm fighting, they do make me sleepy but DH has no excuse...lol... lt's beautiful weather, ... Read more
l tried a walk...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      5 comments

lt seems a long time since l've attempted anything like a walk but l've now been told l haven't got Polymyalgia Rheumatica, l've had loads of tests, X-rays etc and l've got osteoarthritis in my left ankle, knee, elbow, wrist and fingers plus in ... Read more
Spring has sprung
Monday, March 13, 2017      5 comments

l've been a bit out of the loop of late due to health issues and was feeling a bit cheesed off, it was a sunny but cold day and l was wanting to get into the garden and knowing l can't so DH arranged a nice soft cushion on a bench in a sunny spo... Read more
Putting the past behind me...
Monday, January 16, 2017      5 comments

lt seems ages since l've blogged properly and l need to open up and get everything out, mostly for myself so l can move on. lt's been such a very hard eighteen months with one thing after the other going on, mostly ill health issues for me an... Read more
Back in the Land of the Living...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      6 comments

Back in the Land of the Living...just in time for Christmas! Just a quick update to all my special Sparkfriends out there...l've missed you all. l had a stroke back in September but now almost everything seems to be working again, not qui... Read more
Salutation to the Dawn
Monday, August 15, 2016      2 comments

This is an ancient Sanskrit proverb by the fifth century poet Kalidasa and is one of my favourite poems, it seems to sum things up perfectly. Have a wonderful day ... Read more
Take the rough with the smooth...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      6 comments

lt's been a bit of a bad couple of weeks health wise...the rough! The doctor dropped me another tablet and it's taken me nine days to recover! Apparently the tablets stop my adrenal gland from producing cortisol so when l lose a tablet t... Read more
A delicious incentive.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      2 comments

Many moons ago when l first began my weightless journey l decided that every time l lost a total of ten pounds l would reward myself. Nothing major, just some small item as an incentive to keep on track. l've had a pair of flip-flops, a bro... Read more
DH.
Sunday, July 24, 2016      5 comments

My DH is lovely man, l'm so lucky to have met him. l don't know where l'd be without him now and that's a fact! We've known each other forty seven years, been married forty four, and l wouldn't swap him for all the tea in China...(l don't ac... Read more
Hamster face is happy...lol...
Monday, July 18, 2016      3 comments

Feeling chipper this morning, l lost six pounds at weigh-in....loving it! emoticon l've had quite a good firs... Read more
l'm back!
Monday, July 11, 2016      7 comments

Well, l've resurfaced...and about time too! l've missed everyone. emoticon Looking back, maybe a year or so... Read more
Holkham Hall grounds and walled garden...part 3 of our Norfolk trip
Wednesday, December 23, 2015      3 comments

Day three dawned bright and clear with the, by now, familiar cooing of the young squeakers being fed on the fence near our bedroom window. Still a treat to see we watched in awe as the parents fed them on their special pigeon milk. Then ... Read more
Blakeney Point...part 2 of our Norfolk trip
Monday, November 09, 2015      5 comments

Day two of our Norfolk trip dawned early for me with a lot of cooing outside our bedroom window. DH was still sleeping so l padded quietly around the bed and lifted the blind. Outside on the fence top, not six feet away, sat two young pigeons... Read more
Hallowe'en
Sunday, November 08, 2015      6 comments

My youngest grand daughter's birthday falls the day before Hallowe'en so this year her 5th birthday celebrations followed that theme. A good time was had by all...here are a few snaps of the grandies and some of their friends. ... Read more
Fun and friendship
Saturday, October 24, 2015      6 comments

Had a great night last night, good food, good company and we won the competition! l belong to that great British institution the Wl. Wl stands for Women's Institute and it's a great organisation. lt all began in 1915 in the small villa... Read more

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