Monthly Archives: October 2013

we interrupt our normal service …..

for a short personal rant. I don’t know if you have seen this page on the net. I’m sure if you haven’t yet it will soon turn up in your inbox.   The Van Squigglebottoms On first viewing, what a good idea. On second…. really? I feel I have a slight moral upper hand. My surname, ... Read More
 
take 4 pints of full cream milk….

take 4 pints of full cream milk….

My apologies for my absence.  Life has been rather busy.  First my 50th birthday, then during the following week the Durham Shopping Extravaganza (of which I was chair this year) and my godmother’s 70th birthday followed by a trip down to Oxfordshire to celebrate my oldest friend’s (we were at prep school together 43 years ... Read More
 
celebration part two

celebration part two

I went to a marvellous party We played the most wonderful game Maureen disappeared And came back in a beard And we all had to guess at her name We talked about growing old gracefully And Elsie who’s seventy-four Said, “A, it’s a question of being sincere And be, if you’re supple you’ve noting to ... Read More
 
celebration

celebration

Today is a perfectly ordinary day other than the fact it is the day when I celebrate my first half century on this planet.  I hope for many more years to come but I am grateful for those that I have already had.  I am a very fortunate and happy lady.  Some of the wonderful ... Read More