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'February Fill Dyke'
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

Well! another month is upon us...February. My Dad always called it February Fill Dyke, meaning rain...lots of it...and it's raining today, pouring down just for you Dad....it'll probably be fine later on though! It set me thinking, Dad... Read more
very rewarding...
Monday, January 10, 2011      10 comments

Well, a week has gone by since I re-committed to Spark and this morning I've lost 2lbs. which is brilliant but it certainly hasn't been easy, in fact it's been quite an eventful week one way or another. I've had a tight chest and no voice f... Read more
out with the old and in with the new...
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

...that's habits as well as year! I've been looking back over the last year and re-evaluing my goals. There were a lot of ups and downs, mainly downs due to ill health but ups too with help and encouragement from all you lovely Sparkers..... Read more
In memory of Sylvia
Sunday, December 19, 2010      5 comments

I like writing poetry, always have but I don't broadcast it about and only a select few know, or at least they did! Three years ago in a moment of madness I entered a poem for a WI competiton, just for fun really and it won! So suddenly th... Read more
memories light the corners of my mind....
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      7 comments

I've been sitting this morning writing my Christmas cards. Snuggled by the fire I spread them out around me, looking at the pictures and reading the verses. Perusing through the list of recipients names from last year made me think of all t... Read more
White world...
Thursday, November 25, 2010      6 comments

We awoke to a white world this morning after overnight snow. It was forecast up to four inches but we managed about two. The garden looks beautiful and is filled with birds squabbling to get on the feeders. There are chaffinch, goldfinc... Read more
I'm back....again!!
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      7 comments

...and hopefully it's for good this time...lol... My computer has been quite poorly and had to go away to hospital for a while.....a combination of a full 'C' drive and a virus from an automatic update. It's better now so, at last, I can... Read more
taking the good with the bad...
Thursday, October 28, 2010      5 comments

Well, I spoke too soon in my last blog and the computer threw another wobbly at the week-end which put me offline yet again, hopefully this time I'm back for keeps ... Read more
I'm back...
Monday, October 11, 2010      5 comments

Well I haven't really been away but last week the computer decided to play silly beggars and only work when it felt like it!! A definite go slow.... Some days it worked perfectly, others it wouldn't even load, yet others I could, very frust... Read more
Irene, goodnight Irene....
Friday, October 01, 2010      4 comments

Last night was our annual Womens Institute Group Rally (If you've seen Calendar Girls, you'll know what the WI is!!) when various small groups get together for a spot of fun & friendship. There was a good turnout. The hall was full to o... Read more
Thursday, September 23, 2010      10 comments

I've spent most of this morning peeling and cooking buckets of windfall apples and plums for the freezer. I sat in the conservatory to peel the apples and was entertained by a flock of squabbling starlings as they noisily stripped the berries fr... Read more
my week.....
Saturday, September 18, 2010      5 comments

It's been a busy week one way or another..... At the beginning of the week, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, I had three very welcome visitors. My eightyfour year old, but very sprightly, Auntie Wynne and two of my cousins, Elaine & Margaret, w... Read more
so blessed...
Monday, September 06, 2010      5 comments

I've been down to my Chapel's 'Knit, Natter & Stuff' group meeting today. As a group we ladies raise money for 'Water Aid' which is dedicated to putting a well in every village that doesn't have a water supply and also supply items to various... Read more
life's like that.....
Friday, August 27, 2010      6 comments

Most of you will know I haven't been very well over the past three weeks and haven't done much in the way of anything really. Things were looking up over the week-end and I showed a major improvement in my general health so at the beginning... Read more
My own little world.....
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      11 comments

I've been confined to pottering in the garden this last couple of weeks as I've been feeling poorly but I was bewitched by all the wonders of nature that I have right here in my own little world and decided a little blog that has nothing whateve... Read more

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