Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Make marmalade

I do this most years, because I like home made marmalade much better than shop bought – although shop bought lime marmalade  is good.  Making it is a chore, though, but I tend to forget that between years……. Seeing the Seville oranges in the shop I knew it was the time to get to work …

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Go and take photos of the flooding

I did wonder if I could be bothered, but everyone kept telling me about Lizzy Gardens (Queen Elizabeth Gardens to non locals) so I thought I ought to go and see, in which case I might as well take my camera.  I went when I was half way into town anyway and it was true …

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Have a family Christmas

I went to Cambridge, to my brother’s, for Christmas.  I was invited as they all apparently behave better if I am there and don’t argue so much!  I don’t think they did argue – well not early in the morning as I was usually one of the first up, but they could have done after …

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Go to the Charity shop Christmas meal.

This is held at a local pub or restaurant – a pub this year.  It was actually the same place as last year, but I didn’t go then as I hadn’t been working at the shop for very long. We had to decide if we wanted to go a few weeks before-hand and then had …

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Play with great-nieces and great-nephew

Please note how this is phrased!  I don’t really “do” looking after, but playing is fun……. It is a drive of about an hour and a quarter to visit my great-nephew and oldest great-niece and a two hour train journey to visit the younger great-niece.  Guess which I see most often? In a recent visit …

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