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Magic sponge, a giant sandwich bag and hungry-ness

I have a magic sponge: I have to wash with it later this morning in preparation for an operation on my old lady leg (varicose vein).  Apparently it makes you really, really clean – so clean, you actually sparkle.  (It … Continue reading

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Popping my football cherry

What’s a really good way to spend a Sunday afternoon when your girlfriend is not terribly keen on crowds and doesn’t do football?  Go to a football match together, of course. The sort with a record number of well over … Continue reading

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My daftness match

Between me and Himself I reckon most people think he is the sensible one and I’m the daft one.  I thought it to start with too.  Not so much these days though.  First this week we had the incident with … Continue reading

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Lights, camera, action

I had two dawning realisations last week.  Remember that film I told you I took part in at work?  Well, I saw a rough cut of it. And it turns out that I don’t actually look how I thought I … Continue reading

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Lots of rhubarb and a naughty ghost

Remember, that ghost I mentioned before?  She’s back.  And I don’t think she is keen on my cooking. She’s only done a couple of things recently: She turned on the TV while we were in the kitchen and the remote … Continue reading

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People, pictures and…a lack of spice

I’ve always loved a course. Not the sort with pressure and exams; I love the sort where you learn and you chat and you hopefully have a bit of fun.  And I like the opportunity to meet new people. It … Continue reading

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Not taking the biscuit. Or the cupcake. (Surprisingly)

A few weeks ago I met Maureen and Margaret over the garden fence.  They invited me to the Macmillan coffee morning they were planning at the supported living residence up the road.  That day was today. Not being one to … Continue reading

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