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Gone fishing.

Apologies for the recent radio silence.  I was on grandparent duty while the S&H and his bride had a break. Now I am back at the work table I need to get my head down and get on with the … Continue reading

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2 day

Today is two,It is Two dayTwo day two youIn any wayRead two or froA palindromeTwo two 0 goingAnd coming home. Two is the numberOn Toosday two,A day for meA day for youTwo do what weWould like two doChoose carefullyIt’s up … Continue reading

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Dolls for the Min

Under normal circumstances, whatever they are, at this point a few weeks before the show I would be dashing around like a mad fool, doing multitasking, other wise known as displacement activity. The facial injury, however, makes anything other than … Continue reading

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Cracked pot.

Here it is.  A cracked pot, for which I am grateful. This morning before breakfast I put out the lockdown library, as usual.  I was in my curlers and my garden overcoat, which has seen better days.  A red warning … Continue reading

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Sleepy.

One of the features of modern life is the effects wrought on a body and mind by modern medication.  The last few hundred years in the West and hundreds of years in the East have seen the ills of the … Continue reading

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Spring Min.

It is looking as likely as rain in England that Spring Miniatura will take place at the NEC. Therefore I am working flat out dressing dolls.  When I say flat out, it took me a week to rev up to … Continue reading

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The Min.

It is two years since I was writing about Miniatura. Just in case you are a new reader, please allow me to enlighten you.  Miniatura is the miniature art show that has been in existence since the eighties, of the … Continue reading

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Careers Advice.

The new Head, opening his study,Said, ‘Welcome to you, Mr Toddy,Mrs Toddy put your bodyIn this chair. There is no need to appraise me,You really can’t surprise me,I already recognise whyYou both are here. I assume that Toddy JuniorIs why … Continue reading

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Downward.

It seems that SMIL has been moved into the wing of the care home for the most demented residents. When she first went into the home her daughter argued that she didn’t belong there, and, at first, this seemed true. … Continue reading

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Digging for rhymes.

Alexander PopeWent to buy some ropeThe shop was closed,“Would that I’d knowsedI’ll have to use string, I supposeOr else, give up all hope.” Pope Xander AWent to buy some hayThe empty barnWas huge and warmHe snored inside it until dawnAnd … Continue reading

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