Monthly Archives: August 2011

Postcard Friendship Friday – From Wales 1970 to Cornwall 2011…..

Last weekend I spent an hour or two catching up on a small pile of newspapers, having a read. I like to ponder over the amusing articles that I might find. Here is one that I thought would make an … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures – Phone Boxes

A simple pleasure for me is finding some time to read the local newspapers and enjoy some of the more wacky and interesting bits of news. Well, here is an article from the local regional newspaper from a few weeks … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

From the gardens of Samares Manor 13th July 2011 Submitted to Wordless Wednesdays

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Tea In the Garden!

A week or two ago we went to a local store, a kind of low key department store. Having a wander around and I spotted these and thought they would make an excellent post for Tea Cup Tuesday! In my … Continue reading

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In My Mailbox – Week 7

Welcome to the latest post of In My Mailbox hosted by The Story Siren. I have been absent for several months and now feel rejuvenated. My current reads are: The Jersey book was purchased on our holiday last month and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamps – International Stamp Exhibition May 1980

i Welcome, to the latest Sunday Stamps posting. This weeks stamp was produced in the UK in 1980 for the International Stamp Exhibition. For some reason it was always one of my favourites. Submitted as Sunday Stamps hosted by Viridian’s Postcard … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Recipics

Welcome to the latest Weekend Cooking post. I had in my mind, my posting for this week all composed and structured, then, whilst in bed this morning with my early morning cup of tea I nipped onto the Apple Apps … Continue reading

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National Lemonade Day! Today is National Lemonade Day! So, I thought I would share my Grandmothers very simple recipe. Casting my mind back to the summers of my childhood, there was the delicious home made lemonade, which sat in the larder in … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Franco – British Exhibition 1908

I love to collect commemorative things. It really all started when we bought our late Victorian house and we wanted to decorate the house with some plates and alike from the Victorian age. We then spotted some plates and saucers … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures – Happy Memories & Sharing them!

When I was about 3 years old, I remember being given a penny UK stamp in a matchbox by my Grandfather.  After then, every time the postman visited with a stamped letter I was given the stamp which I added … Continue reading

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