Category Archives: Friendship

My Meet-up With Fellow Blogger, Sherri Matthews

Originally posted on Sarah Potter Writes:
Last Monday, I met up with the wonderful Sherri Matthews who blogs at A View From My Summerhouse. Sherri and I have become firm emailing friends (the modern equivalent of pen friends) since she…

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Bring It On! The Annual Bloggers Bash 2015

Well, I did it!  I made the Annual Bloggers Bash 2015 in London by the skin of my teeth. Hubby and I caught the train to Waterloo Station on Saturday morning, then the Underground to Euston Station; a short walk … Continue reading

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My Workspace Blog Hop: Secrets Of The Summerhouse Revealed

Well, I’m no celebrity, but I’m out of the Jungle and have returned, in one piece (I think), to my Summerhouse.  At last I can begin to catch up on all those long-overdue blog posts! Many moons ago, lovely and … Continue reading

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A Day Of Thanksgiving

Where has the year gone?  Didn’t I just write about my Thanksgiving memories, an American holiday that I embraced in my adopted home for almost twenty years? Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday here in the UK, but for my family, this … Continue reading

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Such Is Life

After my recent post in which I shared some of my writing fears and insecurities, I felt a huge weight lift and for the first time in some while, a sense of renewed purpose and yes, joy buoyed me up. … Continue reading

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Blogging Brings Surprises, Joy And Frustration

After publishing my neighbour from hell post last Friday, heading down to Sussex to spend the weekend with my family proved to be the perfect remedy. Getting my post out was a challenge in other ways due to mounting frustrations with … Continue reading

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Friends, Phones and Phubbing: Do We Have A Failure To Communicate?

Ever been out with a friend and halfway through your cosy little chat they stop to check their texts and emails? Well, you might be surprised to know that if so, you have just been ‘phubbed’. What does this mean?  … Continue reading

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Making My Way Back To You Now…

Oh sunny, happy Monday morning to you all dear friends!  I hope you all had a super weekend.  I’ve missed you…I’ve been away from my laptop since posting on Friday. Son Nicky spent the weekend with us celebrating Hubby’s birthday … Continue reading

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Far From Okay But I Want To Be Happy

Do you ever feel so weighed down that you want to stay in bed, pull the covers up over your head and go to sleep for days on end?  That’s how I’ve been feeling lately.  No spring in my step, … Continue reading

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A Lingering Look at Windows: Beautiful Bordeilles, Rural France

This week’s A Lingering Look at Windows, Dawn’s wonderfully laid back weekly photo challenge, has me remembering a visit to the delightful town of Bordeilles in the Dordogne region of southwestern France in the summer of 2012.  Transported as I was … Continue reading

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