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La La Land
I was in two minds about seeing  LaLa Land. On the one hand come the multiple plaudits from the critics On the other.......anecdotal so so reviews from ordinary cinema goers. So I went with an open mind. As it turned out,  La La Land  is a sweet movie; a mo...
I was in two minds about seeing LaLa Land. On the one hand come the multiple plaudits from the critics On the other.......anecdotal so so reviews from ordinary cinema goers. So I went with an open mind. As it turned out, La L...
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I'm sick of all of this bad news.....
....hate....all of the bad feeling.......... Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm had the right idea Let's be optimistic 
....hate....all of the bad feeling.......... Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm had the right idea Let's be optimistic
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Baby Boomers
I found myself explaining the phenomenon of " The Baby Boomer" to a 25 year old colleague the other day...they had not heard the phrase before, and why would they? What do they know of those " oldies" that were born between 1948 and 1964. I was born in 1962...
I found myself explaining the phenomenon of " The Baby Boomer" to a 25 year old colleague the other day...they had not heard the phrase before, and why would they? What do they know of those " oldies" that were born between 1...
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Frantic Fanny Friction
I'm glad I'm working tonight. I'm somewhat jaded with ideas that backfire, and need a night of peace with bleeping ventilators and screaming monitors. Talking to like minded friends and colleagues would be good too! Mary and Winnie ( like women do I am reli...
I'm glad I'm working tonight. I'm somewhat jaded with ideas that backfire, and need a night of peace with bleeping ventilators and screaming monitors. Talking to like minded friends and colleagues would be good too! Mary and ...
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" How's William"
Today's blog will be much of a missmash. Most of the day I've been catching up with jobs . The Prof now has a functioning curtain pole in his office and curtains that close! And Winnie almost whipped herself into hysterics as a water main in the village bur...
Today's blog will be much of a missmash. Most of the day I've been catching up with jobs . The Prof now has a functioning curtain pole in his office and curtains that close! And Winnie almost whipped herself into hysterics as...
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Church Asides
I walked the older dogs around the Churchyard this afternoon. Mary had already had her robust walk along the beach promenade so stayed at home with the Prof. He was making pea and ham soup from scratch. We've had peas soaking in the kitchen for days! As we ...
I walked the older dogs around the Churchyard this afternoon. Mary had already had her robust walk along the beach promenade so stayed at home with the Prof. He was making pea and ham soup from scratch. We've had peas soaking...
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Gravitas
A rough looking type and his missus parked their car behind the cottage in order to check over the plot of land which is up for sale just up the lane He half blocked old Trevor's driveway and returning home Trevor beeped his horn for the bloke to move. " Yo...
A rough looking type and his missus parked their car behind the cottage in order to check over the plot of land which is up for sale just up the lane He half blocked old Trevor's driveway and returning home Trevor beeped his ...
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U-S-A
The Prof and I have just been watching the inauguration on tv
The Prof and I have just been watching the inauguration on tv
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Being Heard
I once nursed a woman who had been seriously ill for several months. For much of that time she was unconscious, floating between life and death and that strange half world in between,  where the body is propped up with drugs, and machines and that tenuous s...
I once nursed a woman who had been seriously ill for several months. For much of that time she was unconscious, floating between life and death and that strange half world in between, where the body is propped up with drugs,...
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Dog Attack
There must be perhaps fifty dogs in the village. All sizes and all temprements. Just three are overly agressive. A fat black labrador from the other side of Trelawnyd, Dr Barnsley's mongrel Meg ( who for some unknown reason hates the terriers) and a white h...
There must be perhaps fifty dogs in the village. All sizes and all temprements. Just three are overly agressive. A fat black labrador from the other side of Trelawnyd, Dr Barnsley's mongrel Meg ( who for some unknown reason h...
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Now my life revolves around a pack of dogs, a field full of animals , an allotment , and Auntie Gladys' scones.........
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Immortal
Trelawnyd at the turn of the Century Yesterday I received an email from The National Library of Wales, "Dear Mr Gray, The National Library of Wales would like to invite you to participate in the UK Web Archive by archiving your web site ( http://trelawnydhi...
Trelawnyd at the turn of the Century Yesterday I received an email from The National Library of Wales, "Dear Mr Gray, The National Library of Wales would like to invite you to participate in the UK Web Archive by archiving ...
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Going Gently Myself
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Just over 52 and feeling it I have been with my husband Christopher for 14 years! A previous career nurse manager who moved back to Wales in 2005. My life now is centred around life in a tiny Welsh village, a field full of animals, a pack of dogs and Auntie Gladys' scones Oh and let's not forget an obsession with The Walking Dead......a small love affair with four geese and a constant battle with the bulge
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True Friendship
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Two visitors
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Unprepared in Little Venice
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Notes From A Broad: Mean Girls
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New Year's Goals
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So a year ago I posted the following goals: New Year’s Resolutions for 2015 · Eat better, focus on quality and taste · Move, remembering tha

The Tashelhait Video
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This is a house just down the street. I first photographed it in June, when the wisteria and bear's breeches were so leafy they practically

Friends?
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Friends affecting me with vague shadows of relationship inviting me to conform while I resist to be accused of oddity contrariness stupidity

Time for the flat cap?
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As I am about to turn 60... time to leave youthful things behind and embrace life as an old man? ...or "auld git", I have been told. The thi

Genial Misanthrope
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I've had the echo's of Matsuo Basho's word in my mind these last days since I've come back to MT. "This autumn- why am I growing old? bird d

Locke stock and two smoking series
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It's amazing how misleading the synopsis on the back cover of a DVD can be. Last night we sat down to watch 'Locke' starring Tom Hardy which

Exodus: Gods and Kings 3D
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Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying c

Llama, Llama
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Friday afternoon I had to meet Secret Agent Farmer Man at a local auto repair garage to drop off the farm truck. This auto garage has llamas

Why Are Zombie Stories Always Disasters?
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Yesterday I finished John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Handling the Undead, and I wanted to call it the most creative zombie story since Max Brooks’s

Careful what you wish for
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The seemingly endless parade of hot sticky days has been taking its toll. The lack of sleep, poor appetite, and heat-induced irritability ha

Jean Genie
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Last weekend we went to the annual steam rally in Haddenham, which is just up the road. Coming at the end of the rally season, it's one of t