Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tears for a fish

I arrived with my arms full of shopping early this morning, so for once I didn’t stop to feed the fish before going in to make tea for my son. I did, however, glance over at the infirmary tank. Round … Continue reading

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Dance of the Giants V

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Little gems – Burton Dassett Hills

I still couldn’t get over the church. My friends were beaming… they had certainly found a beauty to share with me. But they hadn’t quite finished. Tracey, an Englishwoman, had grown up in the area and knew it well. She … Continue reading

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Bloggers… do you know what you are?

Dear bloggers, I woke up this morning to find comments, reblogs, innumerable Tweets , retweets and shares of all kinds from my post about Nick’s participation in the triathlon and his Indiegogo campaign for the acquired brain injury charity he … Continue reading

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Women’s Health Week – The Gift of Friendship by Sue Vincent

Sally Cronin is running a Women’s Health week over at Smorgasbord this week. Mental health is something we tend to gloss over, but its impact upon indviduals, their physical health and the wellbeing of their friends and family. In the … Continue reading

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Your last chance to vote! #BloggersBash

There are only five hours left to vote for your favourite blogs in the ABBAs – the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards. Less than three days to the event itself… 11am, British Library, London… where bloggers from the four corners of … Continue reading

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Little gems – All Saints, Burton Dassett III

The paintings of the north transept with their beheaded saint and crowned figures  would have been enough and well worth the visit. On this wall alone there are layers of decative themes, from figures to foliage, curlicues and stars. There … Continue reading

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My son, the triathlete…

You may know my son’s story. For once, I have no problem repeating it for those who do not. I have a very good reason for it that I have been bursting to share! In 2009 my son was 25… … Continue reading

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