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A morning of catching up with work, emails and various jobs, which have been neglected for a few days.

I also walked to our GP surgery to hand in my husband’s letter and to make an appointment for the nurse to “access his wound”. 245 more words


Love is in the Air

Valentine’s Day … a day for love.  Love is in the air here along the Texas Gulf Coast and it hasn’t eluded me.  I have a new love in my life whom I find totally irresistible and adorable.  381 more words


Hattie, Harvey and Hopton Hall

A list of three! And they alliterate.  What more could I want?

First of all, an apology to Hattie.  We arranged to meet one another last week and she was hoping for snow.   749 more words

Days Out

It Has Been Snowing

There was not enough snow when we woke up to make a snowball. It snowed on and off all morning, but it had all disappeared by lunchtime. 120 more words



It has been another very cold day not getting much above freezing all day. There was the odd ice crystal falling when I went outside to fill the bird feeders, but no actual snow. 40 more words

Birds And Animals


The sun did not appear today, it has been wet, cold, dull and misty. There has not been much wildlife in the garden except for a few birds on the feeders. 68 more words

Birds And Animals

Big Garden Birdwatch 2017.

It’s that time of year again and although we’ve already covered the letter G we thought’d we’d reprise it.  Last year we must have been visited by a sparrow hawk or all the birds in the neighbourhood had taken umbrage with us because we didn’t see a solitary bird for the entire weekend which was rather disappointing, not least because it turns out that the local WI has a serious game of bird table one-upwomanship going on – as in, “I have a pied wagtail who comes to my garden regularly.” 531 more words

Birds And Animals