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SW diary: long time no see

Forgive me, reader. It’s been a while since my last confession blog post. Life has been a bit hectic recently and for a number of reasons  I haven’t been to class for several weeks and have allowed my membership to … Continue reading

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Pimp my van

One of the ongoing projects over the summer has been to ‘pimp’ our old faithful caravan. Although it’s a few years old, the van is in pretty good condition, however the interior was a little dated. Very beige. Very, very, … Continue reading

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Project completed or ‘I love it when a plan comes together’

Have you missed me? This is my first post since the 365 challenge ended. I took a little break but now …I’m back!! I have been thinking about this blog and whether I should stick to a theme or try … Continue reading

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285/365 Today I…had a cuddle

Today I… Had the best cuddle with my grandson Jackson. Eight months old, he is adorable and was very snuggly today as he is cutting more teeth. I came home with baby dribble in my hair but who cares?? It … Continue reading

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229/365 Today I…am looking back on a lovely weekend

Today I am looking back over a lovely weekend. My beautiful daughter Hannah and her beau, Scott, came to visit. We took Scott to Oxford on Saturday as he had never been there. We had a scrummy lunch in Pieminister … Continue reading

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222/365 Today I…went to Gulliversland

Today I…went to Gulliver’s Land near Milton Keynes, with my son Rich and daughter in law Becky and grandsons Oliver and Jackson. We took a picnic ( cheese scones, see yesterday’s post). It was lovely to spend the day with … Continue reading

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216/365 Today… I took part in the ice bucket challenge

Today I took part in the ice bucket challenge- but stayed warm and dry. My sister Jackie and I donated to MNDA and nominated “non-slip” Matt, who accepted the challenge. For the sake of realism I scraped frost from the freezer … Continue reading

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177/365 Today I…graduated

Today I graduated from the University of Warwick, a BA(Hons) in English and Cultural Studies. It has been a long and emotional day. I felt very proud and honoured to stand up with my fellow graduands, with family and friends … Continue reading

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172/365 Today I…failed

Today I..have to report a failure. The promised LMP did not materialise. I made the pastry cases and baked them blind. Unfortunately there were more important calls on my attention: my grandson needed a cuddle, then someone put a glass … Continue reading

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171/365 Today I…met a gorgeous boy in the supermarket

Today I drove to the supermarket in town during my lunch-break to pick up a few items for the weekend. To my surprise, I bumped into my son and daughter-in-law doing some shopping with my gorgeous baby grandson in the pushchair. I … Continue reading

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