Category Archives: cinema

Birthday

    “Ten ways to celebrate the last birthday of my 8th decade 1.  Tidy the garden (with a lot of help).  Be glad that the bluebells, aquilegia, wallflowers, forget-me-nots and peonies had consulted and decided to bloom in concert. 2.  … Continue reading

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Button box

“At the top of the garden, the camelia is covered in pink flowers, bright enough for me to see.  Purple wild crocuses have spread into the lawn and snowdrops brighten the ground under the hedge.  Catkins hang from the hazel … Continue reading

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Peeling paint

Since the installation of double glazing in weatherproof frames, I have given no thought to having the outside of the house painted.  As for the guttering, I can’t see that far and don’t worry about the occasional drip. Then a … Continue reading

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Drains

Aston Villa 4 Norwich 1. A great result. Granddaughter and I set out in the rain to meet up with her father and brother, who have been to the match. We are meeting at the station for their journey home. … Continue reading

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