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Scrapdolly
Interests: interests - scrapping, nature and cats ... and if possible all three things combined.
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It's been filled with fun here the last few days. No scrapping but lots of happiness. Friday saw a busy day for us (remember we are retired so it is a relative term!) I met a friend for breakfast at... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dolly's Dreamings
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Happy Valentine's Day one and all. No matter who or what it is you love I hope you have someone or something that you love. Nigel and I don't really 'do' valentine's day. We often don't send cards and this... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Boy did we have strong winds this morning. Really strong gusts. It was a relief when we got up to see that the trees and fences were still standing. A couple of the local wheelie bins hadn't managed to withstand... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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I am glad people keep visiting and I hope it is to see the scrapping and the photography because, to be perfectly honest, the rest, the resording of daily life, is boring to say the least. However I like boring.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's been beautiful and sunny today and so we headed out to Kingston Lacy for our annual visit to the snowdrops. Oh my were we unprepared for the cold. The temperature said 6 degrees. It lied! A lot. It was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's been a tough few days one way and another. I rarely ever write about things not being good, but that is because I choose to sift out the good from the ordinary and the not so great. But like... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Yesterday the weather was rubbish - it rained pretty much the whole day and it was just dark and miserable. What a difference a day makes. Today dawned bright and beautiful and so we headed out. It was cold and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It has been a beautiful day so this morning saw a walk though the wind was cold and lunch at the park We were fascinated by the feral pigeons (we only get wood pigeons in our garden) as the sun... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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All to often when I paint or draw I end up very unhappy with the finished thing I produce. Today I finished a painting of Fiki - it is an A4 size and took about 5 hours and lots and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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There is a new snap challenge at UKS for January and February and I think - I think - I am done with the photo part of the challenge 1 a bell This is St Alban's Church in Bournemouth where... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It popped up in my facebook feed today that it was two years ago I made my decision to take early retirement public. I had handed my notice in on 19th January 2016, but it had taken us ten days... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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The weather hasn't been fabulous over the weekend (in fact it was quite grim yesterday - but that means nice and cozy inside with lots of time for scrapping and relaxing. I have a new page to share that I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Goodness me - our alarm went off at an hour with a 6 at the start! Unheard of. I had to be at work by 7.30 ... goodness me. I don't plan on doing THAT often. However it was all... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Some days I seem to do nothing, meandering through my day with ease and little purpose, which is good. Other days I am driven - or actually driven and driving as it happened. I spent this morning making new things... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We have had a busy few days. Saturday was both Nigel's mother's birthday - so he took his Mom out for lunch, and our next door neighbour's birthday. It was her 70th and he children had arranged a fab party... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Having missed out on films in November and December, for the best of reasons ie being in America, we have been catching up and int he last seven days have seen four films We saw Darkest Hour which I thought... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today has been a busy day where I seem to have had moments of quiet but moments of running from thing to thing. We were up early as I needed to do uploads - more about those later. Them we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We have enjoyed a quiet weekend. Some walks, some lunches out by the water and some scrapping. I have also finished my latest painting. This time we were given a picture of a dog to paint. I wasn't inspired but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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The weather hasn't been fab but it is oh so nice to be Friday. A long lie in - I didn't feel well yesterday but sleep did the trick - and then scrapping followed by lunch at the seaside. It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I didn't get to blog yesterday as we were busy. I caught up on CT work int he morning, we went for a picnic at lunchtime and then we prepared for the Speedway quiz night in the afternoon. It was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Goodness me - the alarm went off at 7 am this morning. That can't be right, surely. I am retired. I shouldn't see 7 am should I! I was invigilating today though - hence the early start. I love being... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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IGoodness me it was cold today with a really bitter wind. Cold enough that when we went for a walk we had to wear hats. It was bright and sunny though, and although it was cold, nice to have a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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They promised colder weather and they were right - it was chilly today when we popped out. None of the white stuff though. I would seriously like to see some snow. I know, I get the disruption, the danger etc.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's a lovely day. The sun is shining but boy is the wind keen. Nice to see the bright though - that's what counts. We popped into town after a doctor's visit. Nigel has had a starngemark on his leg... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's been a couple of days of work and art and uploading endless photos (why did I think it was a good idea to buy credits for a photobook of the holiday which expire next week. A hundred page photobook.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Dolly's Dreamings