Monthly Archives: September 2011


You know how sometimes you have “those” moments when somehow things go wrong, and instead of cursing gently, you stop, think and reconsider. Well that has happened to me this afternoon. I found the appropriate photograph, tweaked the exposure and … Continue reading

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Add a touch of sparkle

 Don’t have a heart attack wondering if I am suddenly going out of character and running off to sea. This particular vessel is part of a cruising line – Regent Seven Seas Navigator. I’ve just had a very interesting ship … Continue reading

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All are welcome

This is what I needed today…. thank you for passing it on Mrs Gerbil

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Today’s expedition was a drive over the hill to the little metropolis of Inveraray. Shopping consisted of a new full-length Jack Murphy raincoat. This is the most important article of clothing for an Argyllshire winter. My old coat is looking … Continue reading

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Catching up

Where have the last five days gone? I seem to have spent each day either tremendously busy and frantically rushing to catch up, or falling asleep on the spot. Today has been a good day so far. It is 4pm … Continue reading

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Eat Pray Love

Good in parts but fails to hit its full potential…. You could view the story as one woman’s search for self-enlightenment, or as a self-centred gap year in middle age. Having said that, Julia Roberts holds this 3 stories within … Continue reading

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Hints from far and near

HBTW was out today so my instructions were to make the marmalade. We use the fail-safe method of a can of thinly cut oranges and juice, and add water and sugar. The mixture has to be simmered until it reaches … Continue reading

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New every morning

God’s blessings are new every morning Great is God’s faithfulness 

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Two new hobbies

Today I bear the stiffness and aching limbs of having been overly-paso doble’d at Dance Class. Such fun and such laughter. However, some of us are not so young and the thought of being the bullfighter, the cape or the … Continue reading

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Before and after

  These photos tell the story: Misty sees Emma in her travelling grooming van Misty tries to run away. HBTW prevails. all is well in the end. In fact the little dog looks quite pleased with herself.

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