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THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE

. On my birthday, two parcels arrived from exotic locations. One was from Manchester and one from La Rochelle……….. . . . ………. and they contained a load of goodies that strangely seemed to be on the same wave-length. How do goddesses do that? …….. is it a natural  ‘spare-rib’ thing or is it taught […]

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

. Happy Christmas everybody!!!!!!! I hope you’re having a lovely time pulling crackers and stuffing yourselves full of turkey and pudding………… ………… [good – that’s got that over with nice and early this year] .

PROGRESS REPORT

. With the help of Penfold the new kitchen is coming on in leaps and bounds. I only hope Lo, she is a terrible Goddess doesn’t notice that there isn’t a sink or a gas hob ……… I thought it might save on the washing up and cooking …… anything to ease her path through […]

LONG WORDS

I was going to show you the longest word in the English language but WordPress blew up when I tried to post it. It’s 189,819 characters long and starts … methionylthreonyithreonyl and ends isoleucine. It’s a protein apparently. The longest word coined by a major author is  l o p a d o  t e […]

GERTRUDE UPDATE

. There has been some concern amongst Avid Readers about how Gertrude, my pet llama, is doing. He’d be fine, if he hadn’t taken rather a shine to a rather fetching ewe that some people on the other side of the marina are keeping in their garden. Recently he has been staring rather wistfully across […]

TODAY’S POST ……

. ……. will be over at the Fuelmyblog Blog as and when Sylvie has finished her breakfast. . . Image courtesy of Wendalyn . Don’t worry, there’s no rush – it’s only the most important and exciting opportunity for bloggers this century ……….. Good grief Sylvie was up and doing before me ce matin – […]

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

. Whatever you eat, poor man’s fare or posh nosh, just a few hours later it all ends up the same – panned. .

THE PERFECT SOLUTION

. For those people who are having a bit of trouble moving around and who also demand the very best in footwear, I have found the perfect present. I’ve been racking and wrecking my brains for seconds now and just cannot think of a suitable recipient ………….. oh well. .

KIT……. KIT……….KITCHEN

. While other people were misbehaving all over the interweave on my birthday last week I was dealing with the kitchen at the Cliff Top Residence. It arrived in a brazillian pieces of course. . I placed the chairs there in case anyone wanted to watch.  Only Lo, the terrible Goddess took me up on […]

THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

I haven’t suffered from wind for several days now – it’s been quite a relief for everyone I think – quite the Indian summer. However I’ve just looked at the weather forecast for the next few days and it’s going to come back with a vengeance. Oh well, I suppose it’s the same for everybody. […]