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Unedited blog by Lil, give it a go.

Here is an unedited blog by lil after months of silence. It made me laugh, but I am too tired to do anything to tidy it up as normal.  Lil writes well any way, but a bit existential. I know, … Continue reading

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Jumpers.

Fleur writes about wearing jumpers and what is says about those who do. As we sit in the snow in April, my husband and I, watching its cold downward journey onto the buds and grass of spring I realise we … Continue reading

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Road trip to Turkey with Bungalow Lil.

Turkey will be a doddle: Well, we’re off.   First stop Loulie’s in London which gives us a day to Gatwick to catch the plane from Yorkshire. Always better to be sensible about time.  Fleur squeaks loudly that we dont need … Continue reading

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Molly: Essays on ageing

For those who have been following Lils occasional essays on ageing, care homes and other themes so little written about. Tender and observational they are a delight. find them in the categories “essays on old age”. Mollie had beautiful breasts … Continue reading

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Lils second book, ready to roll

Its taken 6 months of editing, but at last Bungalow Lil and I, in association with the Yorkshire Dales Press (that’s us again but with different hat on) present to you Silver Spoons and Broken Wings . This started as semi … Continue reading

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Jumbo. Memories of a first wife by Lil.

Born 13th December 1936 Died 5th November 2015-11-18 There was a melancholy to the blaze of Autumn colours, the dried grass whispered quietly, the nettles died back gently, Jumbo opened his eyes, smiled and breathed his last.   The pheasants, at … Continue reading

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People Not Possessions.

Lil considers the real pleasures in life of people and love as she gives up on the heavy weight of personal possessions and rejects the commercial desire to possess.    If the bungalow burns down, what would I miss?   Lilla’s … Continue reading

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Good granny, Bad granny. Part 2

Lil’s unorthodox views on being a granny are refreshingly honest, as she struggles to come to terms with not feeling quite as she should about her grandchildren.  How I admire doting grannies who whip out of their handbags photos of … Continue reading

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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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