Tag Archives: Life

Still Around.

I have quite a few half-finished blog posts hanging around. I just never get one finished… They say life is what happens while you are making other plans. Life certainly keeps happening, no matter what plans I make. Bronchitis, abscessed … Continue reading

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All Things Come to an End

I’ve been teaching guitar for more than 30 years. I teach at home, and was asked to teach at a local school in 2005. Pupil numbers do tend to cycle – when money is tight, people cut ‘luxuries’ like music … Continue reading

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My Name is Ozymandias!

‘My Name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ The Jinxed Jersey is finished! With all the pulling out, I must have knitted the damn thing about three times. Those who know the poem, … Continue reading

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Keeping on…

I’ve had very little internet access over the last couple of weeks. I didn’t really plan to disappear. Nothing serious, just life as it happens. I finished my game of tatting chicken. Frankendoily Lives! I scrounged every last piece of … Continue reading

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Wild Bells

I was remembering a poem today. ‘Ring out, Wild Bells’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, although it is actually called ‘In Memoriam’. The link to the full poem is here It’s about ringing in the new year, although it covers quite a … Continue reading

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When Words Fail…

Random ramblings from the new normal. The first lot of medication from the neurologist did not help at all. It just seemed to ramp things up to the extent that I contacted her at 9:30 on a Saturday evening to … Continue reading

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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. 😉 She came in just a little while ago, seemingly none the worse for … Continue reading

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