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Travel Time

Just popping in to say we are in Tuscany enjoying cappuccino and gelato! Be back soon.

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Layout Share – So Yum

A little sweet treat in New Orleans….. So Yum Here’s the story – You read the guide books and they tell you the places to visit. Cafe du Monde was one of the must visit places in New Orleans to … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Studded with Purple

I was full of woe in my last Bloom post wasn’t I! Oh dear it must have just been one of those days. I squeezed a few more flowers from the garden though made up of whites and greens and … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty Five

Here we go again….. Making stuff. Went to the park with these two. What can I say? Home grown tomatoes. The iphone does not capture sun scenes well but I couldn’t resist sharing this early morning image. The reflections going … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – See the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition in Liverpool

I stumbled on the information for this exhibition quite by accident earlier in the summer. Somewhere in the depths of my memory I knew I’d heard of this archeological find but didn’t know much about it. We headed off last … Continue reading

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Layout Share – 18 Years in the Planning

This story is the axis. The reason for our trip stateside in 2017. And as you can see it was a while in the making! 18 Years in the Planning Here’s the story – This trip was in the plan … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Pretty Pinks and Sunny Yellows

It is the beginning of a beautiful day here in Leeds, just a hazy cloud covering. After all that hot sunshine this summer it’s still good to have more although there is a definite Autumn chill in the air. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty Three and Twenty Four

Here we go with some more. Lots of summer light and garden goodness. But first food…… Lunch. It rained! View on the walk to work. Can’t wait to pick these….. but they are not ready yet. A teeny Aubergine. Tried … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Remember

Still working on finishing the 2017 album. We were there this time last year! Anyway another Washington D.C layout. Remember Here’s the story – I want to remember this place. I want to remember the heat, that Gav and I … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Gold and Blue

When I call in at charity shops in search for more Jack I always look at the selection of vases they have too. Last year I bought this sweet glazed brown vase for around 99p. The round body and narrow neck … Continue reading

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