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Saturday, February 11, 2012      5 comments

It's minus ten this morning with a very cold wind making the wind chill factor even more . We live in a small village but the council gritters have done a good job and we weren't snowed in this year! Here are a few views heading out a... Read more
Sleepy time gal...
Monday, February 06, 2012      6 comments

It's been an odd week-end. Saturday wasn't too bad. I went grocery shopping, then met my son and grand daughter and we walked along the seashore. It's quite usual for us to do this, nothing out of the ordinary exercise wise, but towards t... Read more
Sunset's golden glow
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      6 comments

We went to a retail outfit for DH to buy shoes and on the way back stopped off at Hornsea mere. It's an inland fresh water mere and a haven for wildlife. Lots of Canada Geese and Mute Swans over winter here It was a really cold day and very wi... Read more
walking the walk...
Monday, January 16, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I had my first longish walk for a while. DH and I went to a not too distant nature reserve and I managed three and a half miles. It wasn't a fast walk as we were birdwatching but the air was crisp and fresh and I really enjoyed i... Read more
let there be light...
Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

It was my weekly weigh-in day today and I lost another two pounds which means I hit my small target of ten pounds...so it's treat time again. DH took me to hospital for my phototherapy session and on the way back we stopped in town and I b... Read more
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      4 comments

I've been away from Spark for a while, firstly from a hand operation which has healed beautifully and secondly I became quite poorly with an severe allergic reaction from licking an enevelope. I was very lucky I didn't go into anaphylactic ... Read more
Sparking again...
Friday, January 06, 2012      8 comments

Hi to all my Spark friends. It seems ages since I've logged in to Spark properly. I've been ill and even though I'm not quite 100% better yet I started back in my healthy eating routine last Friday when a burst of unexpected energy spurred ... Read more
Sod's law...
Friday, May 27, 2011      3 comments

My friend and I followed part of a Heritage Trail through the medieval town of Beverley yesterday. It has sculptures that depict the guilds, crafts and trades of medieval times and is split into five separate walks encompassing the whole of the... Read more
Walking the walk...
Monday, May 23, 2011      3 comments

I'm feeling a whole lot better now with the new medication I'm on, not quite so weary and lethargic, and my sciatica has almost gone too. So DH and I decided to go walking yesterday. We walk and bird watch a lot...or rather, we did until my s... Read more
Getting on with it...
Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

My new medication seems to have kicked in now and I'm not feeling so 'twitchy'...lol...still tired and the sciatica hasn't gone yet though it is much better. DH worked hard yesterday, re-lining his pond that the bad winter weather affected.... Read more
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      8 comments

Lethargy...a good strong word, it sounds like it could be important doesn't it? But the dictionary defines it as meaning torpid and apathetic, lack of interest and energy, sluggish, benumbed, stupified, dull... Well, I'm all those! I di... Read more
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more...
Monday, May 09, 2011      4 comments

I got weighed this morning. There's nothing new in that but it's something I haven't done for a while. I was surprised, pleasantly surprised actually, to find I'd gained fourteen pounds!! Yes, that's right fourteen pounds...lol...I know w... Read more
The vagaries of weather...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      9 comments

We can't win can we? Remember all that snow, ice and frost which waterlogged all our gardens when it defrosted...we all said we don't need any more rain, but down it came! That was back through February, since then...nothing! It's be... Read more
Thursday, March 17, 2011      4 comments

We've had some weird and wonderful weather just lately...lol...run the whole gamut from frost to fog. Yesterday was a 'pea souper' of a day but last night it cleared and before we went to bed the change in temperature was apparent. That snea... Read more
The snowdrop walk
Friday, February 11, 2011      6 comments

Each year a large stately home near us has a 'snowdrop walk' where you can meander through their grounds and woodland and take in the views of snowdrops as far as the eye can see. We've done this walk many times now and the snowdrops incre... Read more

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