Monthly Archives: December 2014

The waiting game

Around about now, ducks get their best meal of the year. Who doesn’t overstock on bread over Christmas? And right now, it’s going a bit stale. Where better to deposit it than the local duck pond! Just be careful what … Continue reading

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Moving on

Got some nice gifts this year? Ok, so what is the Christmas present that a fair number of us get, that you can’t use for at least a week? I got one with vegetables and recipes on it, curtesy of … Continue reading

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The protection plan

A guy once told my friend he didn’t need God. “I have a great job, a wonderful wife and family, and a beautiful home. I can take care of myself.” He thought his wealth made him impervious to problems. Yet … Continue reading

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Just ask!

The weirdest thing happened yesterday. I was just baking scones and listening to UCB radio. Now I regularly take a couple of any batches I make to my neighbours next door, who love home cooking, but don’t bake. They often do favours … Continue reading

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In a dark place

So there I was in the hotel shower, wearing nothing but a layer of soap bubbles when everything went black. Seriously black. Not a glimmer of light, not even when my eyes should have adjusted. We’d had to rebook the … Continue reading

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A very powerful word

My kids were quick learners. They soon cottoned on to the power of the ‘S’ word, as a quick way out of serious bother.  Clever defendants know it too, when they are up before the magistrates. Apparently they plead ‘not … Continue reading

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Doing what you must

Grasshoppers. The image in my mind is of a childhood family holiday in the country; a warm evening, and the amazing sounds of their chirruping all along one particular hedge. Yet one species of these things can suddenly turn into a swarming … Continue reading

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