Monthly Archives: September 2014

Naughty children…do you blame the child or the parent? Or is it simply life’s learning curve?

“She purred down the line…” The opening chapter to a rather seedy love story or a response to a conversation with the Queen of England? If you answered the former, you’d be wrong but then not many of us get … Continue reading

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It’s the rhythmic tick-tock of life. Does the sound of an old clock beating time comfort or concern you?

I have an old Victorian grandfather clock in my hall. It has been in our family for generations; but the distinct sound I remember so well of time passing, is now a reminder…   Listening to the rhythmic tick-tock, Remembering another … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing Part 7

Autumn: a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and there is no doubting 2014 will go down in the horticultural history books as a blooming marvellous year for everything that grows and/or bears fruit…unless you happen to be a little apple sapling … Continue reading

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The Rycharde Haythornthwaite Story. Chapter 1

I love books, I cherish every one of them; examining their cover, looking for clues about  what lies within and whether I might be sufficiently animated by the content to understand the mechanics of the story, or disappointed by its lack … Continue reading

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To the parents who have survived, I salute you…

To the parent who was searching til midnight last night For the school shoes and kit bag; so long out of sight; To the parent who stayed up with needle and thread Sewing in name labels, something I dread! To … Continue reading

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