Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sunday Salon – Comments from an Armchair!

For those of you who read the Sunday Salon from last week, which was posted slightly late will know that I am currently out of kilter with Sciatica. I phoned the NHS Physiotherapy department last Monday to be told there … Continue reading

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Sunday Stamps – Australia, New Zealand and Antarctic

Welcome, to the latest Sunday Stamps posting. Antarctic This was posted a few weeks ago, but is the only one of the region that I have. Dated circa 1971. Australia New Zealand Sorry, it looks like I got a little … Continue reading

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Sorting Saturday – Twitter Catch Up

I usually mark tweets that I want to read again or those that list a website as a favourite and then do a sort of those posts at the end of the month. Well, I have been slack and I … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Expensive Biscuit!

Most of us throw away old stale biscuits. Well here is one that wasn’t! This news article was found in the Junior Newshound section of the  local paper – The Herald Express which covers Torbay in Devon England 13th October … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – C W S Soap Works Irlam

Regular readers of Anglers Rest may remember this post about some tea spoons that I wrote earlier in the summer. So, when I spotted this postcard, which mentions the same factory it was a must purchase! Submitted as part of … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 111 – Autumn Weddings

The 4th November represents the 72nd anniversary of my beloved Grandparents, Lilian Edith Matthews to George Butcher. I would love to be able to illustrate this post with a photograph of the happy couple, but sadly I can not, as … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Tea for One!

This morning while resting my painful sciatica I was presented with delightful site. A simple pleasure from hubby. The tea cup, saucer and teapot purchased from the Whittard’s shop at Gretna Green in South West Scotland, a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – Grumblings within the sound of the bells

I love listening to the sound of the bells at the local church being rung. Monday, yes, I am late writing my Sunday Salon post, is bell ringing night. Such a peaceful sound. I am fed up and grumpy. I have just … Continue reading

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World Polio Day – 24th October 2011

Remember those Polio drops that the school nurse popped onto your tongue? Well I do, and for me they worked. Since those days I have visited areas that you can still contract Polio, so I paid up and had the … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 43 – Worse subject in School

Week 43. Worse School Subject. What was your worst or least favorite subject in school and why? This challenge runs from Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 through Friday, October 28, 2011. As I approached age 14, Mum was invited to the … Continue reading

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