Psychic TV!

I’ve crept into a meme called ‘I Heart TV’started byThe Moiderer . The purpose of this meme, apart from giving everyone a good read is to increase the TV programmes Dawn can watch. Nickie at Typecast  has also joined in. The Mentalist Premise (posh for what it is about!): It’s basically a cop show with the delicious Simon Baker playing a […]

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A bit of advertising!

If you visit a number of excellent blogs, I’m sure will have seen the logo above. It is a celebration of all the fantastic writers out there who combine family with the bloggsphere. If you haven’t heard about it (have you been away from the planet for the last couple of weeks?) the link is here MADs Awards 2010 . […]

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Easter is……

What is Easter to you? Time for family? Time for faith? Time to reflect? As a child I found Easter uncomfortable. Not really sure where it emanated from. I haven’t got a good memory for things like that. Good Friday always felt dark & sombre. It felt like the world had stopped. I do remember one Good Friday afternoon when it […]

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It’s natural isn’t it?

This post is for the  Writing Workshop #19 at Sleep is for the Weak. I have taken prompt 4 -‘Share a time when you felt a deep sense of rejection’ My pregnancy had gone well. I had watched my weight carefully & being 1976 the weather for a summer birth was glorious. The ‘Bump’ was getting beautifully brown! I’d had […]

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Congestion!!

This post is for Week 5 of the Gallery set up by Tara at Sticky Fingers. The title this week is ‘Outside My Front Door’ & Tara did mention that it didn’t have to be taken literally. Well, I have & I apologise for the following rant but I’M CROSS! Please click to sharehttp://juliasplace.org.uk/gallery/my-street-aka/Follow

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Graffiti:street art or trash?

In an attempt to get rid of a bad head that had been with me for a couple of days, OH & I walked into the centre of the city. As retired folk, it’s something we try to do each week as part of our ‘we’re not going to become couch potatoes’ programme. The road we walked showed a huge […]

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Letting go!

This post is a light-hearted offering for the  Writing Workshop set up by Josie The prompt is :- Describe a ‘letting go’ that made you happy, rather than sad. I was one of 3 teachers accompanying a group of 10 year olds on a weeklong camp. We were staying in the Forest of Dean & it was the beginning of the […]

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