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A Roof with a View

Strangers in a Stranger Land

I grew up in Astoria. It is a neighborhood within the borough of Queens in New York City. When I was growing up, it was a working class neighborhood mostly made up of immigrants from Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and elsewhere pursuing the American Dream. 1,062 more words

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A Lapsed Blogger's Attempt to Return to Writing and Blogging - Writing 101

Timer set. Ready, set, go!

I’ve decided to give the Daily Post’s “Writing 101: Build a Blogging Habit” a shot. Hopefully, it will help me unlock my block and get me to write again. 331 more words

Pet Pharmacy

World Book Day 2018

It’s World Book Day!

I hope you’re intending on reading a book today. Here are some suggestions…

My book… The Long & The Short of it… 304 more words

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Skipping past January...

Greetings folks! So the lurgy that went around did not pass by this house without making its mark. We quarantined ourselves, cancelled our week in Ireland and hid out, taking turns putting the kettle on (depending on who had the most energy). 336 more words

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Jam & Jerusalem, and Jane

I’m a total disgrace. This post has been sitting in drafts for ages – time has just been whizzing by and my diary has got way too full too quickly lately. 670 more words

Random Ramblings


So last week I finally hit -5 stone in weight loss.

The first 4 stone were gone in 8 months. It has taken almost 6 months to lose that 5th one. 431 more words

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Inspired by Austen (oh and by the way, I'm back!)

Hello there,

after 7 months of being in the writing wilderness, I have returned. An updated look, and a fresh perspective.  I deliberately stopped writing for a while. 283 more words

Getting To Grips With God Stuff