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Oooh!

I used to read my horoscope avidly, in the days when it was in the newspaper. I also had a list of astrologers in my Favourites on the computer.  By scrolling through the list I could even find a favourable … Continue reading

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Plans and lists.

I usually write this blog on a Sunday morning.  I also write any other time if I have something to say.  But I am not expecting to be writing next Sunday morning, because, all things being equal, the S&H and … Continue reading

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The dangers of the free emission of flatus, and the subsequent effect on the ego.

Boris Noris, stupid boyHad habits you could not enjoy.His table manners were not greatHe let you watch him masticate.He licked his knife, he sucked his forkAnd, as he ate, he always talked. He was a windy child and grewAnd as … Continue reading

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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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