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January Day Out

When having a Day Out in January the most important thing is to be flexible. Of course I could have said the most important thing is hot coffee, knowing where the loos are or a decent picnic. ¬†We set off … Continue reading

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Three Mothers

You had no thought of me, for this is well before I was born. You look so happy sitting being cuddled by your smiling mother with your big sister on the other side of her. It looks like you are … Continue reading

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March treat

These are the treat of the week. It’s ages since I have had the pleasure of watching and smelling freesias open in a bouquet. Unlike my Mother I enjoy having cut flowers in the house. She used to say she … Continue reading

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Blessings

I’m just back from walking round the village with Misty. It seems that it is one of those days for counting blessings – the right time of the year too. When we do the inner village route, Misty has to … Continue reading

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By Yon Bonny Banks….

This is a view of Loch Lomond taken in the summer. Today we stopped for coffee at almost the same spot – the rain was tipping it down and the water was pouring down the mountains. OK the coffee tasted … Continue reading

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Starlings then and now

When I worked in Glasgow in the 1960s it was an effort on a winter’s evening to dodge the starlings’ droppings. After a long day, office workers spilled out onto the streets to head for the trains and buses home. … Continue reading

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Kenny Ball

Couldn’t resist posting a video of Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen Fifty years ago – I know, I know – it was the done thing to go to a trad dance at the local football stadium halls. We thought ourselves … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has kept me very busy over the last few days……. and that is not to do with the two lots of visitors. I have found myself going down memory lane, fascinated by the celebrations and images … Continue reading

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Dementia care

Thanks to Allen Power for this link to a BBC news story about a Care Home in Wiltshire. There is a video as well as the news story itself, and if you have a few minutes it is well worth … Continue reading

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Hectic Retirement

This past week has been both busy and gippy-up. We set off to stay over at Ayr Caravan Club Site as our base for 2 nights. This was to give us the opportunity to go and see the Tinies at … Continue reading

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