Monthly Archives: October 2015

Autumnal Fountains

On Sunday, 25th October, we set off from Newark and up the A1 on our way up to Yorkshire. Along with us was the younger of our two daughters, Louise (afairymind on WordPress). The three of us had decided to … Continue reading

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The Infinity Dreams Blog Award

I’m feeling really guilty for not having responded to the nomination for this award earlier. It was September 8th that the wonderful Izzy, at Izzy-grabs-life notified me, and  I replied that I’d get to it once I got back from … Continue reading

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Word of Week (WOW) – Febrile

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly challenge created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave the link as a … Continue reading

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Be Thankful Challenge

This is the first challenge post I’ve done since the ‘Three Quotes Challenge’ (twice) a few  months ago when everyone here in the U.K. could pretend it was still summer, despite the cloudy skies and lots of rain in some … Continue reading

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Village Life and a Touch of Autumn

A couple of days ago I was chatting with fellow blogger, Lynn – from Lynz Real Cooking – about the lovely colours of Fall. Lynn suggested I do another post about the village in which I live and show what … Continue reading

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To Market To Market To Buy A Fat Pig … or whatever takes your fancy.

To market, to market, to buy a fat pig, Home again, home again, jiggety-jig To market, to market, to buy a fat hog Home again, home again, jiggety-jog To market, to market, to buy a plum bun, Home again, home … Continue reading

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Cave of Darkness: Ghar Dalam

I only have a couple more posts on Malta to do now and this one, along with the one following it, are about two sites we visited on the Thursday of our week’s holiday in September. To travel out to these sites … Continue reading

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Word of Week (WOW) – Ephemeral

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly challenge created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week. To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave the link as a … Continue reading

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No White Feather – Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Flash Fiction for for Aspiring Writers is a writing challenge hosted by Priceless Joy. It asks us to write a piece of fiction from the photo prompt provided in around 100-150 words – give or take 25 words. It encourages us … Continue reading

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Gozo: Calypso’s Isle (2)

This is a continuation of my post about the Maltese island of Gozo, which we visited on the Wednesday of our week in Malta in early September. It was a great day out, and we saw a lot of the … Continue reading

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