Give Thanks

Week Eight of ‘Give Thanks’

Evening lovelies, This has been a bit of a stressful week, but giving thanks means that my mind is focussed at least for a few minutes daily on being grateful and thinking positively! Sunday-Clearing photos off my phone as it has limited storage and I found several pictures from a walk back in January at …

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Week Seven of ‘ Give Thanks’

Evening lovelies, Seven weeks of giving thanks! Even if you don’t feel your best and life is stressed,  thanks can still be found! I’m trying a different format this week with big photos, so if you prefer this let me know! Sunday– Yesterday evening after a day of housework, sitting in the car, standing and …

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Week Six of ‘Give Thanks’

Good evening Lovelies, Another week of giving thanks and it’s mostly about the family! Here it is one post if you want to see my ‘daily thanks’ then follow me on Instagram. Sunday– Today my two sons played football for their college. It was always going to be tricky as they created the team for …

Rants & Reflections!

For The Love of Cats!

Morning lovelies, I love my three cats. When I was a child we always had cats AND dogs, but dogs with our out and about performing lifestyle are more of a tie, so although I’m sometimes tempted, instead I just take great pleasure from our fluffy, purry, occasional mouse catching furry felines. I can remember the first …

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Week five of ‘Give Thanks’

Evening lovelies, Week five of ‘give thanks’. Sunday– This week I went with my mum to my aunt’s house. She died suddenly last summer and it was a shock. Elephants have always been a popular animal in my family and these three were in a box hidden away in a drawer. I have now placed …

Rants & Reflections!

Hurrah For Yellow

Morning all, I recently gave thanks and posted a photo of some beautiful, bright daffodils that cheered me up. It got me thinking about the colour yellow. What is it about the colour that makes me smile and feel so happy? Why is that I don’t wear any yellow clothing, yet love yellow in nature. …

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Week Four of ‘Give Thanks’

Evening lovelies, Another week of ‘give thanks’. Sunday -It is half term and today my parents and I visited my brother in Southbourne to help him put up curtains and blinds in his house. He has lived there a year and a half.   The previous owner’s cat kept returning and living in the garden. The …

Food and Drink

L’Ortolan- A Fine Dining Experience

Evening lovelies, On Thursday a group of us celebrated two friend’s birthdays at L’Ortolan, a Gourmet restaurant in the picturesque village of Shinfield in Berkshire, near Reading. It was for me, a dining experience like no other. The building is located in a beautiful setting and looks like a Manor House, but is in fact the old …