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My Adoring Gardener

Oh, when can you come? To prune these sagging branches. To take away these drooping petals. To remove this browning foliage. Yet to leave these living buds, From which my honeyed bouquet Still exudes, sweetly into the air. Will you hold, till I … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Christmas Gift by Sue Moorcroft

A Christmas Gift by Sue Moorcroft My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is fairly obvious, right from the start, that there will be a happy ending to this story. What kept me gripped was wondering how it could ever … Continue reading

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To the Original Dirty Girl

Originally posted by Natalie Hahn on Posted November 21, 2018 in Friendship and love, On our Journey, Relationships Dear Shirley, The mountains are beautiful. I could not have picked a prettier day to come to Denver to see you. The sky … Continue reading

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My Granny was a Lion Tamer

One of Gran’s favourite stories was the Blairgowrie lion. Blairgowrie is a small town to the north of Perth. It is very famous for being the berry capital of Great Britain. The best raspberries and strawberries in the world are … Continue reading

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Granny’s Wealth

When my grandmother moved to the Fair City of Perth, she believed that she’d arrived in some great metropolis. Any reader who knows Perth in Scotland will be puzzled by this statement, as they will know that we are speaking … Continue reading

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Inter-Faith Marriages #MondayBlogs 

Originally posted on But I Smile Anyway…:
On Saturday morning I received a message from a friend. She had forwarded a screenshot to a few of us friends, of an Instagram post from a Sikh Youth group here, supposedly educating…

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Eighteen Years!

Hard to believe It is eighteen years since my beautiful Mum died at the relatively young age of sixty-five. It was only eight weeks from when she received her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer to the day that she left us. … Continue reading

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