Monthly Archives: September 2016

Woolston Floating Bridge

I was reminiscing the other day about the floating bridge crossing the River Itchen. I can clearly remember catching it every day for work, I can’t believe that it closed in 1977 (when the Itchen Bridge opened). Advertisements

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After the weekend

I must say a big thank you to The Cinnamon Trust walkers who took Lou out for me on Saturday and Sunday. They help to keep owners and pets together in times of difficulty – take a look at my … Continue reading

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South African gifts

My family arrived home from South Africa last week. I was very pleased to see them, perhaps selfishly but it is good knowing that they are around again. Usually when they are away I ask a friend of mine to text … Continue reading

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Community Plate silverware

Whilst sorting out the cutlery when I am volunteering at the Hospice Shop I see a lot of ‘Community Plate’ silverware – does anyone remember this?  It was very desirable when I got married in the early 60s and it is … Continue reading

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Charity Shop find

When I work at the Hospice Shop I am usually given jobs that I can sit down and do, such as sorting cutlery, jewellery etc. It is amazing, and so exciting what you can find, for instance, this lovely brooch on … Continue reading

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Weekends when you live alone

Weekends are really difficult, I imagine everyone playing happy families which I know is nonsense. Housework in a flat isn’t time consuming, and, as for cooking, well, I have got lazy – why bother when it’s just you? Although I … Continue reading

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