Monthly Archives: February 2015

Back on track: part 2!

Yay!  Youngest son has just been touch to offer to come back next week and help us finish moving the hen house and pen onto my enlarged allotment.   This is a job we started on 3 January, braving the … Continue reading

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Getting back on track

Well, after the various crises and demands of the past few weeks, I am at last able to begin thinking about getting back on track.  First off is to find a slot when I can start The Walk.  And I’m … Continue reading

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Yesterday, and today

Yesterday friends and family gathered to say goodbye, and also to remember together. Yesterday the celebration of her life took place, with the appreciation we wrote, the photos we chose, the people we invited, the pub we selected, the food … Continue reading

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Winter sunshine

Monday was a tough day.  We had some difficult things to get through.  But the sun was shining and the sky was a brilliant blue, so when all the hard stuff was done with I took myself out to my … Continue reading

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Our daily bread

No, I don’t bake every day.  Yes, we do eat my home-baked bread every day.  It’s delicious! For the past 27 years I have made all our own bread.  The ‘recipe’ has evolved over the years.   Just over two … Continue reading

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Dust to dust…..

The end of an era for our family.  My much-loved mother-in-law was finally released from her suffering.  We are now the oldest generation.  And so time moves on. I met her nearly 40 years ago.  We were as different as … Continue reading

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Relaxing at the weekend

What a lovely mix of life-enhancing moments – the perfect antidote to a week full of hard work, minor illness, and demanding responsibilities. A walk to a high place with a view, a bench, a flask and a (home baked) … Continue reading

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