Big pants!

I have never thought of myself as following fashion trends. As a girl I always felt too large to wear mini skirts, much to my father’s delight, although looking at old photos the hemlines were quite high. When it comes to underwear, I have always looked with envy at those matching sets of lace and silk, sometimes thinking it would be […]

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A father's blessing!

One of hubby’s best friends is to become a father-in-law! His daughter announced her engagement recently. and both families are delighted. Look what was waiting for her when she and her fiance visited her parents! What a lovely thought. They did it properly with an announcement to the world! …and here are the friends laughing about the bill! Whatever it […]

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You're having a heart attack!

A friend who often emails me jokes sent me this and rather than forwarding it, I’m sharing it here! 1 Let’s say it’s 7.25 pm and you’re going home (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job. 2 You’re really tired, upset and frustrated. 3 Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to […]

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Triple Beauty

Once daffodils appear in the shops I always make sure I have a bunch in the house. They are my favourite flower because of their brightness, scent and the fact that when they die they don’t make a mess everywhere! I don’t take much notice of the type of flower – whether they are actually of the narcissus or white […]

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On the flight path

I don’t know anything about bird habits in terms of where they fly although I did live next door to a pigeon fancier and when he let his birds out, they seemed to fly in the same sort of circles. Anyway, I’m not sure they have ‘flight paths’ but I think they might and it is pretty mucky to live […]

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Nutribullet – bringer of energy?

Since I have retired, we have become more conscious about our health and how we can keep ourselves healthy. Having the time has certainly helped. However,  the start to our day has always been a banana, a cup of orange juice and a cup of tea. See ‘Wakey, Wakey’ Ever keen to make sure we are doing all we can […]

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Harnessing the art in a spray can

When we went to London recently (see ‘an Afternoon in London‘) we took the District line which although part of the underground goes overground. As we went past various housing estates, factories and parks we saw a group of workmen painting a long stretch of wall in dark brown paint. All along this stretch of the ‘outside’ underground has been visited […]

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