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What is on your bookshelf?

During the lockdown, on the television news, pundits broadcasting from home found it very necessary to ensure the presence of a bookshelf in the background.  Some were high up, some were a bookcase, touching the floor, a couple were kitchen … Continue reading

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The zen of painting walls.

I am a day late posting because I have been painting. The lounge will be white, for which I blame the OH and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, with a frieze, for which I blame me. Previously we had apple white, which … Continue reading

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Going up the walls.

I have not much time to write because I am literally going up the walls. Yes decorating beckons.  I try to remind myself that I am two rooms short of a house full, which isn’t exactly right, The kitchen has … Continue reading

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Senior Super Quiz.

Wake up and welcome to Senior Super Quiz, the gameshow for anyone who can remember where they put the channel changer, or how to use it, or which channel we’re on – or when. Question One, for half a damp … Continue reading

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The Madis touch.

I’m sure you’ve heard of King Midas, everything he touched turned to gold, a bit like Bill Gates. It is a little known fact that he had a brother, Madis, (for the one lot of of school name labels, obviously: … Continue reading

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Tidying up

There are days when I write  a blog and wonder which category to file it under. There are quite a few choices with a blog about tidying up.  It could easily come under the heading of dementia diaries, not just … Continue reading

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The soundtrack to your life.

Sometimes I find music with my computer, even though I would not describe myself as the sort of person who likes any sort of soundtrack while I’m working. Some people don’t seem able to do much without the noise on.  … Continue reading

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Halfway.

Well, here we are, rather more than halfway through the year.  How are you getting on with all the plans you had for this year? You see, this is the thing about life in general, the best laid plans of … Continue reading

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Oh go away.

Not you.  No, you stay right where you are but only if you want to. I’m having a bad attack of being very desirous of flouting authority.  How do you feel about it? On the front of the paper, which … Continue reading

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Rigsby’s gaff.

One of my favourite television comedy series was Rising Damp. Rigsby, Miss Jones, Alan and Philip were characters you could easily love, they were wonderfully third rate, all of them dead ringers for somebody you knew at the time, which … Continue reading

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