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 shareFollow

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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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Freedom!

I have just caught up with ‘The Gallery’ at Tara’s Sticky Fingers & thought I’d have a go at this week’s theme of ‘Me’. Well, it is what is looks like – me on the beach at Deauville in France. The year was 2008 & I had just retired from my career as a headteacher in a primary school. The […]

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The Garden Centre Conspiracy?

We love garden centres! They have such lovely cakes & make a really good cup of tea! Why do I see you looking quizzically at me? Isn’t that what garden centres are for now- tea & cakes?! Oh alright. I know it’s about plants & growing & stuff  & I always go with such great anticipation of what I’m going to get […]

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‘Special’

Many writers of the blogs I follow are parents. Lots of their posts concern their children – the comings & goings of life with little people & how that can bring laughter & tears. Well, I haven’t got a ‘little one’ – my DS is now 33 & lives away from home but still gives me plenty to think about! Please […]

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