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Scrapdolly
Interests: interests - scrapping, nature and cats ... and if possible all three things combined.
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Yesterday we saw old friends and we did today as well. We had a visit from one of my oldest friends ... let me qualify ... she is not old ... she can't be as she is the same age... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Much better day today. No hospital visit - that was a plus. I slept better (medicating with wine helped) and the swelling is less. I have learnt to walk better in the boot. The pain is less and we spent... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dolly's Dreamings
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so,last night I went to the cinema on my own. I wanted to see Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Nigel didn't somI went whilst he was at Speedway. The film was actually really good ... The experience wasn't. Let... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Happy longest day everyone. From here on in the days start getting shorter. I am enjoying summer but I confess I like Autumn and winter better ... I like dark nights. I know ... I am odd. It is Pickle... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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I was way too hot to blog yesterday and today is just as hot but I don't like missing two days. Yesterday was a super day. Nigel had a ten minute job in Dorchester to do so we headed to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Yesterday we worked really really hard - today was much gentler. We chilled and then popped for a Starbucks and a sit ont he balcony int he sun over lunch. A little light scrapping and a cinema visit to see... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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The sort of day you want to sit int he sun or stay int he shade. Not the sort of day you want to WORK in the sun - but we did and it is done. Rear balcony and steps... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today saw a few things go right - oh and a bit go wrong still. We went into town and got everything we looked for - a new top, a box for paints, a book Nigel had ordered and even... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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No blog yesterday as I was out at the cinema. Yes we do go to the cinema a lot ... from having maybe only gone once a year - but we are getting good bang for our buck from our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I may have mentioned before ... I do like being retired. It's been glorious here today. Bedding out on the line before I went to work at 8 am but I was home by 11 to sit on the balcony... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Yesterday Nigel and I enjoyed a very different day - we went on an art course together. It was local and run by Brian Dicker. It was wonderful - it was big brush painting - much of the picture ...... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today we had a craft fair but mercifully short. It was not one I have done before and not one I will do again. The people were very nice who organised it but it was kind of the wrong target... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Not a fabulous day - and I don't JUST mean the election news. Though that wasn't fab either. We have a flat roof (the one the new balcony is on) which thankfully does not have anything underneath it (It is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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So today is polling day and I am relieved and nervous. I don''t remember being this nervous for an election before. I just hope that whoever wins (and yes of course I have a preference) they have a big enough... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today has been less chilly though it looks like it is threatening rain again. It has, however, been more relaxed as Nigel just worked a few hours this morning and we had down time. We have gotten so used to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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There are new releases out today at Pickleberrypop and one of the collections I worked with was Jumpstart Your June by Jumpstart Designs. I love the colours this month and made this page It has been a hard day for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's been an interesting day today as I got something out of my system - and that is a good thing I think. I adore my car - I really do. I still love getting into her but getting out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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After what was a very busy week (busy in retirement world is very different to busy in Head Teacher world) it has been nice to have no real focus today and drift. The house is back to normal, we had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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How do I describe today .... difficult. It is between abject helland horror and pa nic and wonderful joy and laughter ... all in one Every single room in the house was in upheaval and I simply don't so upheaval.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I have had a really spectacularly lovely day today. I love learning new things and have done that all day. There is a festival of arts and crafts at the local church. I taught a class yesterday - today I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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No - not returning to work - seriously. I have been teaching today though. There is an art and craft week at the church and I did a class this afternoon for a maze book. I was very nervous. I... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Last December I made a 2016 album going through each month and completed it in just a week. I swore never again! In January I resolved to make a page a week recording our year and then have the digital... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Well that Bank Holiday didn't quite pan out as expected. It started OK but Sunday am at 8.00 we had a call from the hospital to say could we collect Nigel's mother. We didn't even know she was in there.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Last night we had probably the worst storm I can remember. We don't have bad storms here often and if we do it is usually fork lightning and not a lot of it. We had the mother of all storms... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We knew today was going to be a beautiful day and so decided to head off to one of our favourite National Trust properties - Stourhead. And it didn't disappoint. We had a glorious time, walking round the lake and... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings