~ Percy Thrower ~For my non-British readers, and British readers under the age of 35, you can read all about Percy here. He is well known to all British children who watched the BBC's programme Blue Peter between the years 1974~1987.
~ Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music ~William StaffordPhoto: DS the Disco Diva, November 2009.
~ Wherever you go, go with all your heart ~ ConfuciusPhoto: DS doing his best to escape from the park, July 2009.
Those of you who follow Julie's brilliantly quirky blog, Notes On Paper, will know that she has begun a series of posts relating to snippets of conversations she has overheard or quotations that cause her to stop and think. Julie has a clever eye for photo composition and a witty way with descriptions; the scrappers … Continue reading Quotations & Conversations
~ Yet more commercialism ~I had a Grumpy-Old-Woman moment this morning, when trying to cut through Marks & Spencer. The source of my irritation was the overnight explosion of free-standing card racks full of cards for Mother's Day (which is in 2 weeks, here in the UK), now blocking the aisles. Do we really need … Continue reading 56/365
~ The queue at the Post Office at 09:10 this morning ~Mel, your PS parcel is on its merry way to you.
~ A trip to our local DIY superstore ~Should you be interested, we bought paint for DS's bedroom & spare room, 6 new cupboard door handles and a toilet seat!
~ Remember to kill them off! ~A common mistake by family historians is forgetting to kill their ancestors off. I have just killed off one of my great-great-grandfathers ... otherwise he would be approximately 209 years old!
~ Hooray for blue skies ~