We had my ma and pa over for a nice meal a few weeks back, to celebrate their SIXTIETH wedding anniversary. SIXTY!! She arrived [as usual] with various carrier bags of stuff- a load of net curtains for me to shorten, a bag of clothes to go to the charity shop, and a large carrier … Continue reading Hearts and Flowers, Buttons and Bows, Old Lace…but no arsenic. I hope.
I turn 60 this year. SIXTY. Blah blah age is just a number, you’re only as old as you feel, 60 is the new 40 yeah yeah right. SIXTY FFS! I never got pearls for my 30th. I never got rubies for my 40th. No gold for my 50th [although I had a new wedding … Continue reading Shine on you Crazy Diamond Dog!
Yes, it’s that time of year again, and I’ve been enjoying everyone else’s summaries and best/worst lists, so I need to buckle up and get on with my own. I’ve spent a couple of hours listing my posts, doing some numbers, and totting things up, and surprised myself somewhat. Numbers I’ve blogged far fewer posts, … Continue reading That Summary Feeling…
I’ve just been binge watching quite a few YouTube posts from a new favourite, Jessica Kellgren-Fozard. If you haven’t seen any, off you trot, shoo, see you in a bit. Jessica posts about her experiences as a disabled [and very glamorous] gay woman, her marriage to the equally lovely Claudia, vintage style, royal history- oh … Continue reading An Ex-Men Origins Story
2018 packed and left, and we’re already nearly two weeks into 2019! I haven’t done any summing up, or ‘best of’ posts, so I spent some time this afternoon looking at statistics and browsing rapidly through this year’s posts to see what’s what. Ready? Part 1, numbers and fails 90 posts [fewer than the two … Continue reading Summation part 1
Not Tina Turner [grrrr-owl] but Steampunk of course. Lincoln’s Weekend at the Asylum, 2018. This is a long post, I’ve pinched lots of pictures from Facebook because we NEVER see all the best stuff! It should have been posted a few days ago, but IMGUR went wonky and I couldn’t attach any pictures. Enjoy! We … Continue reading Steamy Windows!
Blimey, that’s a lot of blog posts! I’ve been looking at the stats so kindly collated by WordPress. 552 posts: that’s 3.5 PER WEEK. Blimey. 235,265 views 42077 visitors- lots of you keep coming, thanks! 562 followers-I still don’t really know if this is horribly small, or pretty OK for a rambling self-indulgent blog like … Continue reading Three-Year Blogiversary!