Monthly Archives: December 2012

The only thing I ever won before this Christmas was a set of kitchen knives in St. Day School raffle.

I am feeling both delighted and guilty. Delighted because I have been nominated for a Very Inspiring Blogger award – two awards in one festive season is more than a middle aged oaf deserves – and guilty because it means … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012

This has been an interesting photo challenge. Interesting for me, that is, not you, my poor visitor. It can’t be very interesting for you to have to sit through people-you-don’t-know’s years. Especially since people tend only to take photos of … Continue reading

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An award! I got an award! An actual award!

A thing happened to me today. A splendid thing. I was nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award. Not only that, but I was nominated by someone whose blog I really admire and read regularly: Grimm’s Furry Tail. She is warm, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

This Tesco card reader looked a bit surprised today.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate

Not being a very delicate-minded person myself, I thought I wasn’t going to be able to do this challenge. Then I found myself at HeartlandsĀ half way through a dog walk and encountered a group of delighted children being sprayed with … Continue reading

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Thank you, panic attack.

My panic attack was probably the best thing that ever happened to me. Humans have this capacity to carry on in horrible situations for unlimited quantities of time unless something forces them to stop. I was unhappy in my job, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

This gallery contains 12 photos.

This challenge has taught me a surprise thing about myself: I take a lot of photos of feet. I discovered this when I went in search of some Autumnal photos from a walk some weeks ago and found a set … Continue reading

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