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Good granny, Bad granny. Part 1

Lil’s trip to the west coast of America causes her to re think her values of swearing and being a grandmother, much to the consternation of her long suffering daughter and son in law Part of me would love to … Continue reading

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Lil reflects: The muddles of an uncertain age, how to travel half way round the world

Lil wonders, in her usual humorous way, quite how she managed to get to Oregon, on the west coast of America. Once again she relies on the kindness of strangers to rescue her. I know, I know, I should know … Continue reading

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Leonora Carrington: Liverpool Tate’s retrospective

A grandson, two daughters and an ancient mum, a recipe for disaster? Not a bit of it. A day trip to Liverpool and we were hunting down an illustrious relative, one of Britains best female artists, Leonora Carrington.  Post by … Continue reading

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Darkness Descends, and the Bungalow is closed. By Fleur

The lights go, darkness descends as the primeval  wind whips round the house and the sleet bashes down on the windows.   English weather, for which our houses are not prepared.  Built over a hundred years ago, with the earliest factory … Continue reading

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