A smile for Friday with a festive feel

Well here we are again, another Friday and more importantly the final one before Christmas, how exciting is that? If you havent joined in with this smilefest before now then you are missing out on some great fun and meeting some even nicer folk in blogland. Clicky HERE to visit Annie’s blog and find out what to do. Now i love Christmas so i just had to share this funny video with you all, if…

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a Christmas card for you all

I wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has read my blog and left me lovely comments since it began almost 1 year ago now so i thought i’d send you all a Christmas card.  I’ve had such a great time this year meeting all you lovely people in blogland, its a great place to share ideas and how to’s and photos which make you smile and desks which may be tidy…

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A Festive Friday Smile

My smiles this week are festive ones too Annie. I LOVE Christmas!  There i’ve said it. I dont just like it I LOVE it. And even though i’m of a wise and mature age and my son is also an adult now we decided to go mad this year and put our tree up on 1st. Normally we wait a week or so but we were very lucky as we were given a beautiful display…

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sunrise

I often snap pretty sunsets this time of year but the sunrise this morning was just magical and deserved to be captured though my ipad camera does not really do it justice. Gill x

A Friday smile and a scary cat

A very good Friday to all my blogging friends out there joining in with Annie’s smashing smiley shares. Want to join in then go visit A Stitch in Time for more info. I hope my pic may make you smile this week too. Its of Lucy one of our cats who earlier in the year had to have loads of teeth removed bless her (she was a stray when we got her) Now she has…

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Friday’s smiles and feline harmony(ish)

Here i am joining in with another Friday Smiles hosted by the ever busy/happy/lovely/talented/funny Annie. Thanks for cheering up our Fridays.  If you fancy joining in her blog can be seen HERE This is what made me smile this week Meg on left and her son Tom cuddling up with each other again. Ever since Tom was seriously ill and had to spend days in the vets back in April, Meg has either ignored him,…

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Lest we forget

Whilst we remember, thank and honour all those who gave their lives for us in both world wars, i would like to mention just a few of my own ancestors who took part in WW1 Arthur King Harry Finch John Lilley James Reynolds George Brazier The five men listed above all lost their lives in either the army or the navy. They were distantly related ancestors and one of them; John Lilley is commemorated on…

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Poetry Friday – Apples by Laurie Lee

Apples Behold the apples’ rounded worlds:juice-green of July rain,the black polestar of flowers, the rindmapped with its crimson stain. The russet, crab and cottage redburn to the sun’s hot brass,then drop like sweat from every branchand bubble in the grass. They lie as wanton as they fall,and where they fall and break,the stallion clamps his crunching jaws,the starling stabs his beak. In each plump gourd the cidery biteof boys’ teeth tears the skin;the waltzing wasp…

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WOYWW 231

Good morning fellow desk snoopers. I have the day off today using up holiday so i can join in on time for a change. For those of you who havent joined in before, shame on you where have you been. Simply click HERE to visit Julias lovely blog Stamping Ground and all will be revealed. I am about to embark on making a rag doll, something i havent done for many years. Hence the sewing…

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More to smile about – week 40

If you have lots to smile about and want to share them you cant do better than to link them to Annies blog and make them part of her Friday’s Smiles. I promise you’ll come away with an even bigger grin on your face. This weeks post is about a visit to a local church which we have literally just come back from. St. Peters church, Nevendon is a 13th century building which is hidden…

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