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Lil ponders a walk with the over 80’s and Alzheimer’s group in the Yorkshire Dales

(For those who wish to see a photo of Lil, read to the end, where the photo is) June had twisted her ankle, Margaret (there are two Margarets), didn’t like the rain. Betty and John were worried about the roads … 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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The Wonders of a Spring Walk in the Yorkshire Dales. by fb

The surprise of realising that the end of winter has arrived came upon me quite gloriously whilst walking down a river side path along the Ure. The early wild flowers are springing up, and the flower bracts of Elm trees … Continue reading

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Dogs.

I always swore I would never write about dogs. Yet the more I write, the more dogs creep in. My mother’s novels also describe dogs.  Their personalities and the relationships they have with humans pepper her stories. Yet she would … Continue reading

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A cold lesson in checking the oil tank more often fb

The cold slowly seeps in to my bones as it becomes obvious that we have no heat. We have run out of oil, and the man won’t deliver till Wednesday at the earliest.  The joys of living in an off … 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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Christmas highlights. The benefits of walking and good humour and why a shared mother and daughter blog works. By Fleur

It is the 28th of December. That strange period after Christmas and before New Year when it is considered still socially acceptable to drink a glass of Bailey’s Irish Cream at lunch time, with ham and cabbage soup, and a … Continue reading

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Lil remembers the Aug bank holiday. A pre Christmas Laugh for those about to be overwhelmed.

Friday: Sam and I did what Sam and I like doing best, we went to an auction.   Sam learnt about lustre, what a button hook was and we argued about a dear littler cruet with wobbly parrots – No granny, they … Continue reading

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Bungalow Lil’s views on Christmas so far.

Oh dear!   I’m all fingers and thumbs when it comes to wrapping bloody Christmas presents.   I cut the twinkly paper either too short or too big for the plastic  shaped toy.  I try doing it on my knees, end up crawling … Continue reading

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Get on and Edit, the writers dilemma

Writers, Stop prevaricating and Get On And Edit. All novelists, it is a universal truth that needs acknowledging, your first draft is not good enough to publish. (pace Bungalow Lil, and Jane Austen) I finished my second book in the … Continue reading

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