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Scrapdolly
Interests: interests - scrapping, nature and cats ... and if possible all three things combined.
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Today has marked an important step along my journey. It is a journey that might not go very far but, as they say, every journey starts with a single step and this is mine. I have finished my first ever... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today was a lazy start butt hen we cracked on with the dreaded housework knowing the reward was a cinema trip. We went to see Oceans 8 which has not had great reviews. We were pleasantly surprised. It was better... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Poole was full of Pirates today - and for a change in this house, it was not the speedway type of Poole Pirates . That's because it was Harry Paye Day - a charity carnival for our town. Henry Paye... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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We had work today - three ten minute jobs but they were over at Swanage and so, as it was a lovely day, we packed a picnic, piked up a Starbucks and headed off, in Polly, to work. I will... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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I thought when I retired I had given up the excitement of summer holidays. I love being retired but when every day is usually a holiday you don't get those highs (and lows!) However, although I have only been in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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When I did mypublic exams - they were O levels back int eh day - it was during a national heat wave and I remmeber how hot it was and how lethargic we all were. Thus was today. I was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We decided at the last minute to head off to Wimborne Folk Festival. We haven't been for a couple of years and it was a nice day so it seemed like a fun thing to do. Parking is always an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Friday is always a special day but when I have worked all week it is even more special. We headed to town this morning. I have never been one for fancy make-up and have never worn really decent stuff but... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I would call myself a linguist just because I feel I am successful at English, I have always taught English and I am a linguist rather than a mathematician or a scientist. But actually I am not a linguist as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Still heavily into exam season here and so that sees me back ins choolsas an invigilator. It is easier work really - just deadly boring int he actual exams. I like the before when we are setting up. I appear... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We have wanted to visit White Mill near Sturminster Marshall for a long time but it doesn't often open and we have never been there when it was open. Today was that day. We headed out as the weather was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Not often I say I am proud of myself but today I am. It is the first of the month and ... drum roll please ... ... ... I have completed mypage on May. YEY I think that is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I do enjoy a good box set and get hooked on series. I have been hooked on Grey's Anatomy for a long time and today I watched the end of the most recent series. I hate it when a series... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today was eye hospital day and I confess to dreading it. I was dreading them saying I had glaucoma. I have been monitored very closely for years due to a family history of Glaucoma. My mom was still in her... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today has been glorious - truly glorious weather. We were destined to have rain and thunderstorms but nothing. It has been hot and bright and sunny. We had lunch at Poole Park, did the weekly shop and then relaxed on... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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In some ways today has been a great success - in others not so much Had a nice time out and sourced some good stuff, but then I decided I couldn't bear my printer any longer. I have an Epson... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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The sun is shining and it is Pickle Barrel time The colours this month are superb ... really soft and gentle Let's see what we have There was a superb collection called Looka nd Listen by Fayette which you can... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's beenalovely weekend in every way. Saturday was THE WEDDING and yes we are ardent royalists and we devoted the morning and early afternoon to seeingHarry and Meghan get married - and lovely it was too. We loved seeing everyone... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We had a busy week by our standards so no work - well not real work - today. We started slow and then - it just sort of happened - we tackled the bookcupbaords in the library. These are really... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Exam season is upon us - good luck to all of theosetaking public exams in the next 5 weeks. It means I am back in school but thankfully not planning and preparing and marking but invigilating which I enjoy doing... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Lovely quiet weekend this weekend, with a fair bit of scrapping thrown in too. We went to Poole, had our Starbucks fix, Nigel made the garden look beautiful and I caught up on challenges from NSD and am proud to... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Yesterday was always going to be a day out for us. We had read ages ago that the two Cunard ships, The Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mary 2, were leaving together from Southampton docks and we wanted to see... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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After the maddness of NSD - well the whole weekend - the last few days have seen a different sort of crafting. I have a stall at the new opening of the Bournemouth pine walk gallery and so have been... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Well, it has been a glorious three days - both with glorious weather and with scrapping. Over the last few pages, I have made a couple of dozen pages - just need to put them into albums and I will... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I have had such a blast today celebrating National Scrapbooking Day. Sue and I came up with challenges to run all day on UKS and it seems to have inspired people. I have been working my way through the challenges... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings