Category Archives: Friends & Family

…and this is 2017

And here it is.  2016 is over, we can all move on.  I have, as usual, lots of plans this year.  The biggest plan, as usual, is to just survive it.  I find it really hard sometimes to cope with … Continue reading

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So that was 2016…

In a global sense 2016 has been a pretty crap year.  Brexit.  Trump.  In a celebrity death sense 2016 has also been a pretty crap year.  Alan Rickman!  It’s been tough for me on a personal sense too. I started … Continue reading

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Bucket List Bonanza – Recommended Books

#162 on my Bucket List is to “read 10 books recommended by other people”. This one was fun, and you may find some duplicates from the Alphabet challenge.  I did three reading challenges this year, and decided that overlaps were … Continue reading

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Just a Small Bucket List Update

Hello.  A lot of the things on my Bucket List have to do with my family.  See my niece start school, spend the day with my sister doing whatever she’d like, send flowers to my mum for no reason etc.  … Continue reading

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The Most Brilliant Idea Ever

My sister sends quite frequent updates about my niece to a little group of family and friends on Whatsapp.  It’s lovely seeing pictures and videos of her, especially when I can’t get to see her as much as I’d like. … Continue reading

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A Cute Skirt for a Cute Niece

With the success of the Great British Bake Off, the BBC decided to add to the “Great British” series with the Great British Sewing Bee.   I liked this show as much as the Bake Off, because I am a fledgling … Continue reading

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…And this is 2016

Once upon a time, the year 2000 seemed like a million miles away, let alone 2016.  It still feels kinda weird.  But it’s here!  And we have to deal with it!  I have my plans.  Of course I do 🙂 … Continue reading

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