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Five days, five ways. Casual cascade

It’s not unusual for me to be seen on the school run sporting a cocktail ring. I like my jewellery big, bold and beautiful whether it’s semi-precious, metal or resin. 109 more words



Adventures in furniture shopping with Bea Redweik:

Trivia is beautiful.

I cannot stress this enough, life has its strange ways to throw the most random, most fantastic moments at you. 1,363 more words


A ship, an adventure, and a treasure

Recently Kitco News published an interesting article about a hoard of sunken gold coins to be recovered from a shipwreck later this summer. What follows is the story of a ship, an adventure, and a treasure. 1,493 more words


Bert The Hippo, Denver Zoo's Oldest Resident, Dies

DENVER (CBS4) – The staff at the Denver Zoo euthanized “Bertie,” a 58-year-old hippopotamus Monday morning.

Bertie, affectionately known as Bert, was the longest resident at the zoo. 319 more words


Jeeves and Jambon

April 25

Wodehouse has long been my favorite author, even though he’s not particularly literary and his repertoire consists of 75 books with the exact same plot and… 688 more words

Blackbird and Bertie

Blackbird was our friend.  At least, he was Victor’s friend, even though they never met, except in Mummy’s book.

Blackbird went to lots of shows and won lots of paper cards, rosettes and even a cup, because he was so laid back and his hair was so fabulous.  227 more words

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