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Nadine’s drawing challenge: Skin

There’s a Czech saying I know. It doesn’t translate very well, but reads that, when one isn’t feeling well, one is not in her right skin. That’s been me all week. A toothache turned into an abscess, turned into 10 days of Amoxil, two…

September 19, 2015
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You win some, you lose some

Aw hell! It just wasn’t a good day to push myself. I went for a walk to run some errands and walked past some lovely street art. Both city consigned and not so city consigned, but both equally lovely. It put me in the…

June 17, 2015
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Not much going on, yet everything changes

I’ve been contemplating changing things up a little for some time now, but you know how it is, one gets complacent with a status quo and everything carries on as before. Yesterday evening, with Clover’s help, I finally decided on a new theme for…

June 4, 2015
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We all live under the same moon

Yesterday I took a walk on the beach at sunset and I thought about how intensely I miss Robert now that he’s had to return to E. Then I looked to the West, into the setting sun, and then at the rising moon, and…

January 21, 2015
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Cancer. We’ll talk about it once and never mention it again.

It’s amazing how long one can stare at the screen. The words and stoicism for this post didn’t come till now and the terror still hasn’t stopped, and, mainly, coming to the decision to publish this at all, AT ALL, has been a long…

December 19, 2014

Hello from Sunday night

Do you guys do this? Do you sometimes wish for things that aren’t instead of feeling grateful for things that are? Yeah, I’m all over that these days. Simple things; like not revelling in these warm, late summer days and wishing for cooler days…

September 7, 2014
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Home, missing home

The last few days at home in West Cottage were so very busy for both of us. It’s always that way when we try to get as many projects completed as we can together. There are things we have to do, like replacing a…

September 3, 2014
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Friday night disaster…averted!

I have a Land Rover story to tell you, but rather than show you the gruesome happenings, I’m going to show you the lovely vintage things I bought the other day. So, I had to run into Oxford today and Robbie and I made…

August 29, 2014
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Theo died

The truth about love is that it’s a beast with sharp razor blades for teeth. It must be. How else do you explain the pain in my heart and these burning tears? Robbie was with him in the end. Robbie brought him home and…

June 6, 2014
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Thoughts while brushing my hair

I took this selfie yesterday and sent it to R who said I looked pensive. Actually, to tell the truth, I only took it because I was wearing R’s beautiful watch, but I guess I do look pensive. 😀 So this evening, after a…

May 12, 2014