Category Archives: Life

What Can Your Ancestors Tell You?


Uncovering Secrets in Your Family History Have you ever delved into the lives of your ancestors? I know some of you are thinking there’s nothing  more boring than this hobby, but I think otherwise. 17 years of research has shown … Continue reading

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I May Not Tell You I Love You


I May Not Tell You I Love You  Carole Parkes I may not tell you I love you Perfect husband of many years, But you see the peaceful calm we have And also the lack of tears.   I may … Continue reading

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Judy Martin: This Just About Sums Me up!


I absolutely loved this poem by Judy Martin of It reminds me of the funny poems of Pam Ayres This Just About Sums Me Up! Oh how I wish I was graceful and not a disaster on wheels I trip … Continue reading

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Updated Cover Reveal for ‘TISSUE OF LIES’


Updated Cover To coincide with my new collaborated book’s launch tomorrow, 23rd December, I’ve updated the cover on my first book ‘Tissue of Lies’.   I have made it clear it’s a new cover. See the blurb on the Amazon … Continue reading

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Duke, my own “Boy and his dog” story


Originally posted on Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings:
Anyone who has spent much time around dogs, especially farm dogs, knows their personalities will vary just as much their human counterparts personalities. It’s what makes them unique and special to the…

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Mum, Dad, I Missed You Both Today


Mum, Dad, I Missed You Both Today We were caring for you for more than twenty years, but what went on in those last few years? I feel as though we lost touch with the people you were. We were so … Continue reading

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Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Miracle


    Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Miracle Our golden wedding anniversary is tomorrow, 29th May 2015, and we are the ones who are most surprised we made it. No, not because we don’t get along, have huge rows, or hate each … Continue reading

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My ‘Tour Through Blogland’ Article


  As promised in my last post, and to fulfill the rules of the blog tour, here is my article. Middle Age Musings The years described as ‘middle age’ are arbitrary, but commonly believed to occur later now than one … Continue reading

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Why I’m Called Gold


  My husband often calls me Gold. When I asked him why, he said it’s better than AU.

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To Percy (PC), Love from Meg Abyte


Sorting through some of my papers, I came across a printed copy of an old email; it was to my youngest son, Brian, who’d left home to attend university. We used to address our emails as if it was our computers … Continue reading

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How to handle Stress


A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she … Continue reading

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