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The things that really matter.

I have been thinking.  Again, I know.  About the things that really matter. The first is good health. After the last decade I consider myself a bit of an expert on this, because I haven’t had it and have been … Continue reading

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Quilting

I think it is good for any artist to reach beyond their zone of familiarity and essay another medium altogether.  Many years ago I did crazy patchwork from the very pure motives of using up expensive pieces of material, rather … Continue reading

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Teaching them what needs the learning of it.

I have been watching, with interest, a video tutorial on how to fold a made item back into a bag which is part of it. In the opinion of this blogger who could not set up a film studio at … Continue reading

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Tall and thin.

No, not me dear.  Chance would be a fine thing.  There is recent research that has discovered that people with huge thighs live longer than the lean flanked, so that’s all your top models not getting out of bed for … Continue reading

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Stupidity in the older woman (localised).

I am part of a Covid study from a London University, which is being done quite scientifically apart from not taking into account the Stupidity of the Older Woman.  This could also encompass the Stupidity of the Older Man for … Continue reading

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Room 101

When my last laptop died it took with it a lot of photographs, some of which were of my old school.  These were garnered on a trip back to school organised by old classmates.  Not everyone was able to go, … Continue reading

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Recycled joy.

The pandemic has thrown up some strange anomalies. One is the requirement to make a booking to throw rubbish away. Our local tip, manned by binmen, or, to put it in modern, our recycling facility, assisted by colleagues, lies at … Continue reading

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The great indoors.

How fortunate we are to live on this ball of rock with a wonky axis.  Unless you live on the waistband, which, like all waistbands tends to be out there and a bit overheated, you get seasons.  Seasons are our … Continue reading

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Smart remarks.

The world is divided into those who are adept at making a suitable retort and those who think of it three days later.  The S&H has always fallen into the former category, I am usually in the latter, though one … Continue reading

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The new normal

I had every intention of being funny today but it just isn’t in me. Naturally the stronger reverberations of the suicide in the wider family are going to take some time to die down. Many people will have lost a … Continue reading

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