Monthly Archives: May 2011

A (very) Short Rant

I am a tennis fan. I love to watch the majors when they are on TV (I don’t seem to be able to watch any others with my cable package here). So I’m watching The French Open Tennis Tournament and … Continue reading

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The Exorcism Didn’t Really Work

I was reminiscing recently about when we gutted our kitchen back in 2003 and what a mess we had to live in whilst doing that job. Here are a few before/after photos of the kitchen. Before: After (but before the … Continue reading

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Say it with love

I very rarely get sentimental. I am past the age of romance, and P. and I were never really into that stuff much anyway. We are bread-and-butter folk and don’t go in for fluff. But we had our 25th wedding … Continue reading

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Speaking of Stone Walls…

I took the picture above at Castle Bolton in the Yorkshire Dales (when we were there last time in 2002, with Sandy From Iowa with us) and it shows the gardener for the semi-ruined ancient castle tending his beautiful gardens … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day, or is it “Hug a Tree Day” ?

I was going to post the picture I took (above) yesterday of this flowering tree in the back garden, because for about a week now I have been racking my brain trying to remember it’s name. I planted that tree … Continue reading

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