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About notewords

Guitarist, Music teacher, Writer

The Prodigal Returns!

Titch is home! Many thanks for all the positive thoughts and prayers, and all the helpful advice. It did help when I was feeling somewhat overwhelmed. šŸ˜‰ She came in just a little while ago, seemingly none the worse for … Continue reading

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Straws and Camels

I have been trying to put together a blog post for the last few days – without much success. Then tonight my cat went missing. She is old – around 14 years – and doesn’t usually go far. But tonight … Continue reading

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Just a Quick Update.

I survived the perils of big city driving. The Navigation System and I have agreed to disagree on some points – but I didn’t do too badly. The neurologist has said she thinks it is a form of Parkinson’s disease … Continue reading

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Still Here…

We are still soldiering on. My husband has an appointment with a neurologist on Monday – we will see what she has to say. To add to the excitement, the specialist is in Johannesburg. I don’t know my way around … Continue reading

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About as Complicated as it Gets

First I would like to thank everyone who took the time to send good wishes and positive thoughts my way. I appreciate every one of them. There is no easy way to say this. My husband has been diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Complications Compounded

My husband has been having some health problems lately. He will be going for an MRI tomorrow. Positive thoughts and prayers would be appreciated.

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Victoriana at 18 Stafford Terrace and the Sambournes

Originally posted on Picture This uk:
Edward Lynley Sambourne and his wife (Marion) took residence of 18 Stafford Terrace in KensingtonĀ  in 1874. The Sambourne family and descendants maintained the Victorian style and content.Ā  The house was taken over and…

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