Tag Archives: Musings

Pictures Round the House N°3 – Alton Abbey

Hello dear readers. Back in February I started a little series “Pictures Round the House” showing you pictures in our house that are special, and telling you why they have a special place in my heart. Well,after a hiatus, here’s … Continue reading

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Act N°13 (2017) First Fruits

Yesterday was Chocolate Tuesday. I did indeed buy some bars of chocolate (PROPER bars of PROPER chocolate!) and a box of Ferrero Rocher. I gave the bars to my students, to the secretary/receptionist at Axalta, (the company where I teach … Continue reading

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Pictures Round the House: “Early Morning Grasmere”

Here’s another in the series of posts looking at pictures that are round our house – it encourages me to look at them with fresh eyes and to remember the stories behind them. Until Tuesday this picture hung in a … Continue reading

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A mammoth task – and some words of wisdom.

I have finished sorting out the photos on my computer! Instead of being in date order I have now classified them into Subject folders – which makes life much easier! Instead of guessing when that photo might have been taken … Continue reading

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Tickets…passport…money

There is a line in Willy Russell’s play “Shirley Valentine” where the eponymous main character is waiting nervously for the taxi that is to take her away to Greece to start her holiday. She repeats the mantra “Tickets…passport…money…” to calm … Continue reading

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Goats Cheese crisps? Really?!

Inspired by Kezzie’s post on crisps I thought I’d write my own post – on the wierd and (maybe not so wonderful) crisp flavours that seem to be on offer in French supermarkets: Goats cheese and chilli. Really? Perhaps these … Continue reading

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Secret messages…and an intriguing mystery

FIRST SECRET MESSAGES… There has been something in the Guardian recently about the hidden/filtered messages on FaceBook. I followed the instructions given in the article and found a lovely message from the 40 Acts team from 2014 – my first … Continue reading

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