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Birthdays (97 and 2)

It’s time for my yearly post about dad’s birthday. He turned 97 during the week and we celebrated with family visiting over two weekends, three blowaway sponge cakes at different times and grandchildren and great grandchildren at hand. It was … Continue reading

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Deck the halls

December is a bit weird here – it’s summer, the days are long and hot (this week fearfully, frighteningly so), but Christmas is coming, so there is plenty of ‘snow’ and ‘ice’ about too, as befits a holiday that originated … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in anticipation

Next week (23 April) will be the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death – and also his 452nd birthday. There are gazillions of posts and websites etc about him of course, and it’s a bit ridiculous to add to the plethora … Continue reading

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