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  • Life

    Happy Birthday to me…

    Hello, Happy Birthday me! 61 years on this planet: some good, some not so good, but everyone an adventure. For years I used to listen to older people saying things like ‘Your health is…

    June 12, 2021
  • Life

    A little update…

    Hello, Well due to the state of the sky above me (this is the wettest May on record since 1967) I’ve just Googled ‘Can I go to Greece?’ but after wading through the rather…

    June 5, 2021
  • Personal Life

    A Good Old-Fashion Picnic

    Hello, you probably read the lovely story we had by Sheila Blackburn called The Picnic with the conclusion that whoever you are, wherever you’ve traveled, there is nothing more comforting on a sunny day…

    May 29, 2021
  • Life

    Get Crafty!

    I was delighted to see the fashion craft projects in last week’s My Weekly. How happy am I with a glue gun? Being the 20th presenter of Blue Peter was like Christmas Day ten…

    May 18, 2021
  • Beauty My Weekly

    A few skincare tips!

    Hello, Have you been feeling a little more optimistic? Have you looked at spring flowers and more than ever before felt warm inside at the sight? Well, my inner Mama Moomin has definitely risen…

    April 10, 2021
  • My Weekly

    Plants, flowers & colour!

    Hello, It’s a joy this week to see My Weekly focus so much attention on plants and flowers. The winter, due to our situation, felt like the longest I have ever known and as…

    April 8, 2021
  • Life

    Celebrating Old Things!

    Hello, This week let’s celebrate Old Things! I’m talking about items we’ve had for years. Last week while still in my pyjamas I had an overriding compulsion to clean my washing machine and dryer.…

    March 27, 2021
  • Life My Weekly

    Improving Our Dexterity

    I’m passionate about improving our dexterity and in my opinion, the best way of doing this is – walking. Yes, just walking. But walking properly. Between the ages of 7 to 20 I trained…

    March 20, 2021
  • Life My Weekly

    Life- Enhancing Improvements!

    Hello, Do you remember back in the day before eBay we used to do swaps at school? I swapped a Donny Osmond poster for a pair of Osmond socks, and a blue Mary Quant…

    March 13, 2021