Category Archives: Sweet Robin

In The Joy And Memorial For A Friend

I tried, but I cannot write another thing until this man who meant so much to me is heard:  a man called John who has left this earth for a better place but who gave my heart a safe place … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather & All That

As much as I love birds, particularly my Sweet Robin (yes, I am still completely obsessed with him), I prefer them as wildlife, outside, not inside as pets.  This is primarily because I have a real phobia of anything that … Continue reading

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What Has Your Blog Done For You?

Four months have gone by since I started this blog  and after some (healthy, I hope!) introspection,  I find that I am asking myself one question: “Why did I start this blog in the first place?”. Why indeed? Back in … Continue reading

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My Cats & My Robin Enjoyed the Sunshine – How About You?

It is funny how things change in life.  From the age of ten, I grew up in a village in rural Suffolk and so spent many-a-day running across fields, walking in the nearby woods, climbing trees and such.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Spring Is Sprung & My Hummingbird Tale

Spring is sprung The grass is rizz… I wonder where the birdies is? Every spring time I think of this little poem; it takes me right back to when I was nineteen and working at the Post Office in a … Continue reading

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Robin Feed Guarantee & A Cute Little Chiffchaff

Just when you think you’ve got it sorted, buttoned down all the hatches and preempted every foreseeable weather event (as in: Lopped off the trees in the back garden which were getting too tall and knocking against the neighbour’s fence; cut … Continue reading

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A Black Cat Reads the News, Sweet Robin Says Hello & A Happy Yesterday

Wouldn’t you know it, within minutes of hitting the ‘publish’ button on my ‘Maisy & The Missing Sun’ post yesterday guess who made an appearance?  That  old sun must have read it and ‘liked’ it, although a comment would have been nice…his general … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace – Not Just Any Robin

“Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me; I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.”  How beautiful and powerful those words ring out, you’ve got to love that old-time religion.  Back in … Continue reading

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Sweet Robin’s Antics & Last of the Snow Photos

So, hot on the heals after posting photos of Sweet Robin in the snow (and thank you so much for liking them 🙂 ) here are the last of my photos of the snow.  How beautiful it all looked just a few short days … Continue reading

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Photos of Sweet Robin in the Snow

I thought I would share these photos I managed to take of Sweet Robin during our recent ‘snow day’ – hope you enjoy them! (c) copyright Sherri Matthews 2013 My daughter was the one who first caught sight of Sweet … Continue reading

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