Monthly Archives: June 2011

WISDAW

I meant to post about my safari yesterday but, as they say, time and tide wait for no man – and that they definitely didn’t. So I wanted to do that today but as I couldn’t miss out on the Peas and … Continue reading

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The heat is on

Finally! There was a “heatwave” forecast today but I wasn’t overly confident. especially seeing the miserable-looking grey sky this morning. But suddenly, about 11am, the sun came out and it was HOT! I was just about to ride and took … Continue reading

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Parcels

As everyone knows, getting a parcel is good. Getting two parcels is better – and getting a parcel with excitingly-unknown contents is the best yet! I had all three today 🙂 First, because it’s the less exciting one: Weird to … Continue reading

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Bad things, good things

It was good to see, from comments on my last post, that I’m not the only one who takes pleasure from a pink swirly bowl 🙂 I need to get some more raspberries, clearly. And talking about berries, everyone knows … Continue reading

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WIAW

Oh yes. I’ve missed a week but……. Ya gotta love What I Ate Wednesday, thanks to Jen! Breakfast (yesterday): If you take really mushy, almost-overripe raspberries and cover them with plain soya yoghurt, the yoghurt goes pink. If you’re a … Continue reading

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Karma and chocolate

You know that, when you do nice things for other people, nice things are supposed to happen to you? It’s true! My neighbour asked the other day whether she might be able to use my wireless broadband signal. She really needed it … Continue reading

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Is that…?

There was something in the sky when I woke up this morning and I don’t know what it was. It was brightish, roundish and yellowish and I was sure I’d seen it somewhere before, I just can’t quite remember when or where…. … Continue reading

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Slightly Awol

I don’t think I’ve ever been this long without posting! But dry your eyes, put the handkerchiefs away… I’m back 🙂 As a quick recap, my best friend’s husband was away on Tuesday and Wednesday so I stayed with her. … Continue reading

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Another day – another cake

There are a LOT of birthdays in my office in June. Three in a week and all just before payday (the 14th) – how inconsiderate is that?! Today’s was Mike and as Mike loves coconut just about as much as … Continue reading

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Summer? Where?

Presenting, English summer weather: Dave wasn’t impressed either. When I rode earlier, I didn’t think it would rain so I didn’t put his rug on. Oops. But I’m sure it would have made him better to know that while he … Continue reading

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