Category Archives: Bonnie

Tears & Laughter: First Post of the Year

Hello and welcome to the first post of the new decade. We spent New Year in a sweet little cottage in Norfolk and this was Holkham Beach on New Year’s Day. Fabulous. But since then, it’s been back to serious … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Bumpy Year

If I may borrow the Queen’s expression (apparently, it’s in her speech tomorrow), 2019 has been a bit of a ‘bumpy’ year for me (and the country, obviously – and maybe for you too?). The Bad: On a personal note … Continue reading

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In Which I Try To ‘Get a Grip!’

Do you know the difference between a bark and a vicious snarl? Yes, me too. This morning, on our walk across the fields, placid little Bonnie and I encountered a dog that looked friendly enough but after a cursory ‘hello’ … Continue reading

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Once More Unto The Beach, dear Friends!

Hello there! Whoops, two whole weeks since my last post but I hope you can forgive me because I’ve been on my holibobs/honeymoon in beautiful, sunny, North Norfolk. And beach bum Bonnie came too! As you can probably see from … Continue reading

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This, too, will pass….

It’s all a bit ‘hectic-ly-hectic’ here, as a former colleague of mine used to say. If you follow me on Twitter you’ll see my recent tweets are along the lines of, ‘If I had a swear box, it would be … Continue reading

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Have you tried 750words.com?

Have you come across ‘750words‘? It’s been recommended to me by a couple of people, so I thought I’d take a look. It’s ‘an on-line journaling tool’ – a site to encourage a daily writing habit. My friend, who (her … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! And a (quick) review of 2018

Happy New Year to you – albeit a bit late, as it’s now 11th January! It’s been a busy time. We went up to the fabulous Lake District (Haweswater, to be exact) for New Year, which was Bonnie the dog’s … Continue reading

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My Christmas, actually

So, Christmas is over and it’s time for me to hang up my pudding earrings once more. Hurrah! Did you have a good Christmas? ‘Quiet’ is the usual, required answer, isn’t it? But mine was anything but… Christmas Day (and … Continue reading

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‘Ladybird, Ladybird…’

I told you (last time) that the weather had gone strange and now, here we are, on the 10th October, with sunshine and temperatures of 21 degrees C! I’m sitting in my ‘cave’, with all the doors and windows open, … Continue reading

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Writing for ‘Exposure’

I write this sitting in the dog basket. (To paraphrase ‘I Capture The Castle’). Actually, that’s not true BUT I could, if I wanted to, for Bonnie’s bed is empty. DON’T PANIC! She’s at the dog sitter’s, a day earlier … Continue reading

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