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I was having a phone chat  with a very happy sounding lady called Kelly in the  telephone accounts department.  A couple of messages had attracted a surcharge as picture messages and I could not understand why. 87 more words


Certainly unexpected, but, as I was only the messenger, I put the originator into the line of fire, so-to-speak. As the recipients were out, a gift of two  cheese truckles were left by the originator for the recipients to find upon their return home. 64 more words


Farquharson evoked

Joseph Farquharson (1846-1935) was a Scottish landscape painter whose evocative winter rural images are perhaps best known from Christmas cards. His many depictions of cattle and sheep in snow earned him the nickname ‘Frozen Mutton Farquharson’ and, to be honest, as I headed out recently he was the last thing on my mind! 131 more words


Dark and Disturbing: A Little Life Book Review

Elissa James reviews A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.

At 720 pages and with a dark, disturbing plot, this novel is not for everyone. What… 128 more words

Book Review

Temples of the Holy Spirit

Today is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. It is Election Day. Two days until our Glen Rose weekend. Four days until C’s birthday!

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Friday morning and we (finally) have got the pleasure of doing a 1 to 1 talk with Emily.

It was a quite hard starting day for me, I guess all the tiredness of the week had finally hit me and I was really bored. 274 more words


'Paris, 1928.' mixed media on paper, 4" x 6"

Visual Art

Dermott Hayes reblogged this on Postcard from a Pigeon and commented:

When you write about Paris, you don't have to say it twice