Tag Archives: ageing

Giving and caring

This is a very poignant little video. You may find it beautiful like I did – it resulted in a cathartic release of tears, particularly appropriate to my worries over the NHS. On the other hand, skip it if you … Continue reading

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Time for an NHS rant

Sometimes this little ranty person appears and has a stomp about. That’s the way I feel today; in fact, it has been brewing for a few days. My experiences of the NHS go back over many years and come from … Continue reading

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Wii Fit update

    Things are looking up. I got cross at the Wii Fit’s predictions re age etc yesterday, so deleted all the information and started again. This time I was “aged” as 43. Now why did it immediately make me … Continue reading

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A lifelong reader

Of course a “reader” in the context of a blog is entirely different to a reader of books. I am both a blog reader and an avid lover of books and all things bookish. Now I don’t want you to … Continue reading

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It’s sometimes difficult to keep up with internet-speak, text-speak, online chatting terms and so forth. But one word I love to hear the grandchildren use so happily is “chilling”. This is not the way they describe a bad experience at … Continue reading

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Nostalgia year by year

Wimbledon evokes nostalgia year on year, and this year is no exception. The only thing that is different is that the pleasure and memories increase. I scan the faces of the crowd looking for celebrities and imagine my Dad sitting … Continue reading

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Lesley’s Challenge

Revd Lesley is celebrating 100,000 visits milestone on her blog, and she issues a challenge that we all help spread the love by sharing 4 interesting things about ourselves and then link to 4 favourite blogs.  I don’t usually join … Continue reading

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Best ever…….

A little silver-haired lady calls her neighbour and says, “Please come over here and help me, I have a killer jigsaw puzzle, and I can’t figure out how to get started.” Her neighbour asks, “What is it supposed to be … Continue reading

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Double oven

Not such a pretty picture today – however, it is practical, sleek and shiny – and even better, it fits into the slot left by the old oven. I have to confess that I am not the cook in our … Continue reading

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The Wilderness

The Wilderness is a very worthy book. Sorry if that sounds petulant, but it is one of those novels which attracts overly-effusive descriptions by the quality papers. I heard it being discussed on a TV programme during World Book Week, … Continue reading

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