Category Archives: journal.

A Stage Where Nothing Goes Right!


We have been through a stage where a number of things have not gone well. However, there has been one stage where things going badly have gone superbly! As one of our activities during the flying visit of Elder Daughter … Continue reading

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Christmas Elves do Happy New Ears


Here we have my two elves just before I went into the Father Christmas act after Xmas Dinner on Monday. And this shows a sample of the tablecloths which adorned both tables. (A cloth and an overlay — quite effective! … Continue reading

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A Platform for a Really Awfully Moving Activity


Next door there was a jungle gym Of size that was impressive New tenants took a view quite dim (With kids they’re not progressive): They thought some flowers on that spot Quite greatly would improve it; Their landlord told me, … Continue reading

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Really Awful Lights Before Lights Out.


If delighted, this would be Featureless and mystery, Study it, and you tell me What you think that it might be. If a coastline you have guessed You’ve no cause to feel depressed – First, in darkness came the test; … Continue reading

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