Monthly Archives: April 2011

Birthday celebrations

Hello! Thank you for my birthday messages – I had a fabulous day! Actually, it’s been a wonderful week – busy (hence only getting round to telling you about it now), but brilliant! So, I think I left you on … Continue reading

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I am a baking machine

Well hello! A very good evening to you. I hope that you have had an enjoyable Good Friday and made the most of the sunshine! I am very disappointed to have missed out on Good Friday fish pie this year… it … Continue reading

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I kid you not!

Perhaps that should be or-chid you not?! Yes, exciting times, my orchid is sending out another flower shoot! As I’ve said before, this flower was practically beyond the grave – I bought it with two beautiful flower stems about 2 … Continue reading

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Tying up loose ends

Well I suppose if we’re being technical, I’ll be sewing in loose ends…because… drum roll!… the main body of the granny stripe blanket is finished! Yes, tra laaaa, I have finished with my rows, which just leaves sewing in the ends and then hooking … Continue reading

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Weekend in the sun

Hello! Thanks for popping by, it’s lovely to see you. Well, I don’t know about where you are in the world, but here in Gloucestershire it really has been glorious weather all weekend! Aside from popping into town and a … Continue reading

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I prescribe blue skies

I’ve just driven home from work with the sunroof open! Yes, in April! That’s more like it! Back at home, the view from the back door says blue skies: Fish thermometer says 25°C: (I’m not sure I believe this – in … Continue reading

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Bagging a bargain

Recently, I seem to have been blessed with an eye for a bargain. I don’t know whether it is because I haven’t had much cash to splash, but my eye seems to be particularly in tune with finding them at … Continue reading

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