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What a shiner

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I'm not sure what my young nephew has been up to but he has a huge shiner.
I wonder what the other guy looks like? :0)

Cloud watching

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Whilst out in the garden yesterday I looked up and saw some really cool clouds.

I think we used to call the Mares Tails but I could be wrong.

They were pretty cool anyway, whatever they are called.

It pays to look up every now and again.

Yarndale 2013

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Oh how I wish I was in Skipton in Yorkshire right now.  It's the first ever Yarndale and I'd so love to be there.

The lovely Lucy over at Attic24 is one of the founders of this wonderful woolly event.  It's all about woolly goodness, crafts and like minded people.  Knitting or crochet. sewing, spinning or felting.  They've got the lot.

Imagine all the colourful, yummy hooky goodies on show.  If you're in the area pop along and take a look.

I'm hoping there will be another one next year and that I'll be there :0)

Another year older...........................

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and a lot more wrinkles :0)  47 years old today, although I did have to check as I've been saying I'm 47 since this time last year.  Ooops

Hello Monday

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Hello to getting back to walking with my friend Carol at lunchtimes .
Hello to being another year older.
Hello to a Shellac manicure.
Hello to baking for the MacMillan Coffee Morning at work on Friday.
Hello to getting the decking down in the garden.















Hello to getting my eyebrows done.  They are long overdue and in desperate need of attention.
Hello to choosing plants for my new borders.
Hello to a night out with Hubby on Saturday.  We're off to the local Indian and I'm so looking forward to it.
Hello to Our 18th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday.

How's your week looking?

Scavenger Hunt 2013 - The final two

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Well I'm pleased to say that I've completed my first ever Scavenger Hunt.  This year it was hosted by the lovely Rinda over at Gallo Oganico.  Thank you so much for putting this together.  It's been great seeing people from all over the world taking pictures the same as your own.

We had to find....
1. Open air market
2. Theatre for performing arts (not a movie theatre)
3. City Hall, Capitol or other similar civic building
4. Aa aeroplane
5. A sunset
6. Someone or something taking a nap
7. A sign that is intentionally or unintentionally funny
8. A tower
9. A photo with someone or something that is clearly out of place or doesn't belong
10. A bench that is outside
11. An animal in a zoo, aquarium, nature preserve, etc.
12. A cloud in the shape of something (please specify what you see)
13. A fence
14. A stained glass object or a mosaic
15. A fire truck or police car
16. A windmill 
17. Candle(s)
18. Your local pub/bar, coffee house or tea shop
19. A fisherman
20. A dinosaur
21. A photograph o…

A day in the life

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My sister Ruth is taking part in A Week in the Life so I thought I'd join her for the last day.  Here's my Sunday.....................
A lie in  The first of a few loads of washing Breakfast made by hubby  A spot of ironing  Making sure the Teenager gets off to work on time Hanging up the washing Frothy coffee and a bit of crochet Taking hubby for a walk along the Spey for an hour or two in between showers Picnic tea as we're still full from breakfast
More crochet and TV Bed at 11pm.  (No photo as hubby already asleep)


Florida Album Pt 1

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I meant to post about these a few weeks ago but with one thing and another they got pushed to one side.  I bought a really nice Red Polka dot, D-ring album from Sarah's Cards to use for my Florida album.

It's very Mini Mouse.

So far I've done a few layouts with a whole heap more to go.

#1.  The front page.  I'm not too sure about this one and I may undo it and start again.
 #2.  The Magic Kingdom.  Could go all that way and miss out on a photo op, could I?
 #3.  Cletus - git ma gun.  The teenager loves the Simpsons and it always talking like Cletus so I had to do this layout.
 #4.  Splash Mountain.  This was the very first ride we went on.
 #5.  Zapped.  John and Samuel getting "Zapped" outside the Simpsons ride at Universal Studios.
#6.  Krustyland.  We thought the ride would be busy but it was really quiet and we got straight on.
#7.  Pretzels.  I really wanted to try a real American Pretzel but to be honest they weren't very nice.  Very doughy with to…

Hello Monday

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Hello to having a good week after the sadness the last few weeks have brought.

Hello to John's job hunting going well.
Hello to the Teenager getting some more shifts for his part-time job.
Hello to doing some more walking with my friend Carol.

Not a very exciting week for sure but a welcome one.

Hope your week is a good one.