Category Archives: Musings

The Flip Side…

This post was written in answer to the prompt at ‘100 Word Challenge’ here, where there is also a list of links to other responses. Here we go… Side one: [sung] “I’m walking backwards for Christmas…” [spoken] “…Wait a minute… That’s the … Continue reading

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Nought to One Hundred in Nine Months

No, that isn’t a window sticker for my car. It’s the number of posts on this blog, before this one. In that time, I hope I’ve learned a little, reflected a little, progressed a little. Here and on Twitter, I’m grateful for … Continue reading

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Ode to Mums Who Cook Christmas Dinner

Once a year, in town or city And around the countryside Everyone prepares for feasting On the day of Christmastide. Special food, and drink as well All the supermarkets sell. When the day at last arriveth For the tables to be … Continue reading

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The powers that be?

I remember, one day at primary school, when our teacher, who had recently returned from an ‘exchange’ period (she had worked in an American school) relating to us, in class, some stories of what her experience had been like. In … Continue reading

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Lest we forget…

I’ll put it here, lest we forget: If we say “The government should do more for…” and name a part of society or a worthy cause, then either we must also say that we agree to more taxation, or we must … Continue reading

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The Flower Sculpture

This post was prompted by the ‘100 Word Challenge’ here.  Please visit the post on Julia’s site and scroll down to view the photo. Perhaps the astute wife of a country town tailor started the idea.  Imagine this: “Bob, we … Continue reading

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“In every job that must be done…

…There is an element of fun.” So said Mary Poppins in, er, well, would you believe it – Mary Poppins.  And by and large, I agree with her.  It’s just that, sometimes, the fun takes a bit more finding than … Continue reading

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