Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas Day!

Before we head into 2012 I had best quickly post about our Christmas. Alf’s is HERE. We had a quiet one, with hubby working over Christmas. Not sure if it was lucky or not, but he worked nights so spent … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – 2011 into 2012

I started writing this on Christmas Eve here in the UK and am completing it on New Years Eve, where did that week go? Over the course of the last couple of months I have been laid up with sciatica … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 106 – Happy New Year from the Front – 1916

Purchased for my Guildford & District Collection So, Who was Fred?….. A search of the Marriages for a B Turner in Guildford 1916+ to a Fred revealed one such entry. The marriage of Bertha A Turner to Frederick W Wait in … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Happy New Year From the Front 1916

Purchased for my Guildford & District Collection So, Who was Fred?….. A search of the Marriages for a B Turner in Guildford 1916+ to a Fred revealed one such entry. The marriage of Bertha A Turner to Frederick W Wait … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – Tri-Handled Cup

This little beauty is a fairly recent purchased to accompany my Guildford and District collection. This first photograph shows the front of the cup complete with the coat of arms for my home town. Guildford is in Surrey England. The … Continue reading

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Joining the 2012 European Reading Challenge

Hosted by Read City Reader Click HERE to sign up. The Challenge runs from 1st January 2012 until 31st January 2013. I am committing to reading five books known as Deluxe Entourage. The commitment is to read five books across five different European … Continue reading

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Alfie’s Christmas!

Alfie, who does make fairly regular appearances on this blog had a wonderful Christmas. Under the tree were two presents for him. As any dog owner will know, a dog has an acute sense of smell, so Alf was quite … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes

“Remembrance, like a candle, Shines brightest at Christmastime” Charles Dickens

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Birthday Cake

My dear friend dropped in this morning the birthday cake I ordered for Stuart’s birthday. Made by Carole’s Cupcakes. Isn’t it wonderful? You can read a bit more about Stuart’s special day HERE

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Virtual Advent Tour – A Very Special Day!

I am again delighted to take part in the 2011 Virtual Advent Tour hosted by Marg & Kelly. This is my first year of taking part and I am hoping that it won’t be the last. It is a wonderful way to meet … Continue reading

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