Monthly Archives: December 2006

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Originally uploaded by AnglersRest. A posting to a heritage mailing list that I am on reminded me of the Winter Wonderland that occurs each year at the Model Village at Babbacombe. Despite the rain and horrid wind we … Continue reading

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The Art of Knitting

I saw this Mag & DVD in Dumfries in April. Bought the first issue and set up a subscription & a direct debit. About mid May I received a letter from the publisher saying it was discontinued due to lack … Continue reading

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Apple of my Eye by Helene Hanff

I really enjoyed this book, but then I have enjoyed all the Helene Hanff books I’ve read. An interesting web site about Helene Hanff is Here In this one, Helene tours New York, and sees places that she has never … Continue reading

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Christmas Narcissus – Week One

Planted on Wednesday 20th December. Look how well they are doing after just a week.

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NSSFC December 2006

What can I say, I am simply overwhelmed at the genorosity of my NSSFC partner – Rillaith. I consider myself very, very spolt 2 books from my wishlist2 bars of Lindt chocolateSeveral smaller bars of assorted chocolatesChristmasy gold coinsM & … Continue reading

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

I’ve had a look through the other journal entries and see that there has been a mixed response to this book. The concept is a clever one, and altough not one of the best books this year, I did enjoy … Continue reading

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Stitch ‘n Bitch Handbook by Debbie Stoller

I managed to catch up with my reading this afternoon, and although I had a few others in front of this one, this book had an appeal today. I really enjoyed reading this one and found that I needed a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve reflections

All the presents are wrapped and under the tree. Stuart keeps having a prod and shake…what a child he is!!! I finally got chance to ice the cake today, not the best icing I’ve ever done, but it was tricky … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Wishing everyone a very happy Christmas and all the best for 2007

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Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham by M C Beaton

Another delightful read in the life of good old Aggie!, sorry Agatha!! Only a brief glimpse of James, but there is lots of Charles and a rather dodgy, but eventually dead hair dresser, a rather grumpy,rude vicar and a rather … Continue reading

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