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Somebody at the door.

This is the week the granddaughter comes to stay on her own, her parents deeming her old enough at the age of five to stay so fay away from them.  They may also consider me old enough to look after … Continue reading

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Seasonal lagging.

Before we get started, I would like to clear up any misapprehensions concerning the title.  Much as I love Australia and assorted rellies therein, this is not a timely warning about getting up in the loft and wrapping bandages round … Continue reading

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Sharp

How much do you love your writing instruments? That bad hmm?  Join the club. I’ve been trying to have a clear out, it’s been going on for days.  I have huge numbers of writing instruments, despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Gate-crashing for the over sixties.

What’s your number?  This is not the same as a chosen ‘lucky’ number.  For years I thought mine was seven and incorporated it in anything, such as lottery numbers, that I felt needed some help from a number that belonged … Continue reading

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We’ve all gone slightly bonkers.

I am currently supporting by telephone two people caring for others with dementia.  The idea, after the dementia diaries, that I would have to engage with the effects of this destructive disease again is quite depressing. Both sufferers are depressed … Continue reading

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I have a cunning planner

You’re meant to plan your life, these days.  I know this because there was this inspirational couple (who were very inspiring because they’d lost weight and she’d had her teeth fixed, so they started lecturing, as you do) who issued … Continue reading

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I’m OK

It’s nice to put the main event in the title.  I am sorry for the recent radio silence. I thought I had the cancer back again, after alarming signs.  I was fortunate to get a hospital appointment with the good … Continue reading

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Later………..

I will post later in the week.  I’m having a bit of a health worry and I have a ton of catch up gardening (which stops me worrying). If you’re in the Northern hemisphere, enjoy the sunshine, if you’re in … Continue reading

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The seven signs of ageing

Eagle-eyed readers may have spotted that I visited this topic previously many years ago.  As this blog has been going so very long, there is a possibility I was a mere child in my fifties when I did the writing.  … Continue reading

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Weighty matters

If you are a reader from the beginning of JaneLaverick.com (and for the sake of anyone new, this is my real name, who would invent it?), well done!  In September it will be twelve years.  The first thing I wrote … Continue reading

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