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where did all the pictures go?

Well this is a mystery. I opened my blog this morning to discover that for some reason all my images have vanished and been replaced by a grey stop sign.  I’ve Googled the problem and carried out suggested solutions but nothing has worked. It seems to be a problem between Picasa who host the images and Blogger themselves.  If anyone…

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A Friday Smile – week 59 with some rock n roll

Can it really be Friday again? the day of the week that we all love coz it gives us a chance to smile at other peoples blogs and meet some lovely folk. And, its all thanks to Annie for hosting this smilefest for us each week so three cheers for her.  Hip, hip, Hooray!  Hip, hip, hooray!  Hip, hip, hooray!…

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WOYWW 248 with a new toy

Only 12 weeks away from another wonderful ATC swap to celebrate 5 years of desk snooping? I cant believe its come round so quickly. Best i get making some a.s.a.p. so i can join in again. Right, back to this week and whats on my desk is the usual stuff including my birthday pressies from last week plus something i…

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I get a new toy

Hi all,  How is everyone? Hope the slightly nicer weather we’ve had is also making you happier where you are. I’m here to show you my latest toy/gadget/useful piece of kit. A Digital SLR camera!  Yay!! You may know by now that i do take a fair few pictures each week mainly using my iPad now but i’ve been a…

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WOYWW 247 with pressies

WOYWW? I hear you ask.  Well its a great blog hop/desk snoop/nosy parker fun time hosted by Julia over at The Stamping Ground  Join in with us, its great fun and you get to know such lovely folk from all around the globe. Well my desk this week is not staged but…. it is a shot taken on Tuesday not…

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WOYWW 246

I know this does look like a busy desk but truth is i’ve not done a lot recently apart from the Moleskine notebook at bottom of picture.   I’ve been glueing pages together to make them thicker and stronger for my art journaling, tedious but also strangely relaxing. And i’ve made use of my lovely new storage boxes by cutting…

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Friday’s Smiles and a hint of spring

Well hello again from me. I do hope you are all doing okay and that this awful weather has not beaten you yet.  Fear not as i bring you pics which are bound to cheer you all up. Yes, thats right, spring flowers! arent they lovely? The daffys have actually been open for a few weeks now. We planted very…

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My brave mum

We have boxes and bags of old photos, documents and nic naks up in our loft, most of them ive known of for yonks. However, a few weeks back i ventured up there to find something and came across an old envelope dated 1946. What it contained both thrilled and moved me at the same time.   a close up…

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