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Supporting Small Businesses: Moonlight and Hares

Supporting Small Businesses: Moonlight and Hares

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Welcome to the tenth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. Once again, I am back to the roots of this series and supporting an illustrator who sells some wonderful ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: GeekyClean

Supporting Small Businesses: GeekyClean

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Welcome to the ninth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. Something I like to treat myself to, especially during lockdown, is a relaxing bath. I’m very particular with what ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: The Lemon Tree Candle Co.

Supporting Small Businesses: The Lemon Tree Candle Co.

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Welcome to the eighth edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. I would like to introduce you to The Lemon Tree Candle Co., a company born out of a lockdown ... Read more
2020 – A Review

2020 – A Review

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12 months ago we couldn’t have foreseen what would happen. I would never have guessed I would ever live in a world where I was only allowed out for exercise, ... Read more
The Christmas Windows of Montgomery

The Christmas Windows of Montgomery

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Here in Mid Wales, residents and businesses in the little town of Montgomery have been decorating their windows as part of the Montgomery Christmas Festival. I finally got around to ... Read more
Memories of Christmas Past

Memories of Christmas Past

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With Christmas 2020 not quite being the same as any other year, with loved ones gone and restrictions imposed, I thought I’d look back through some memories of Christmas gone ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: No. 1 High Street

Supporting Small Businesses: No. 1 High Street

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Welcome to the seventh edition of my Supporting Small Businesses series. I would like to introduce you to a lovely little shop which is local to me. Somewhere you can visit ... Read more
A Pandemic in the Village

A Pandemic in the Village

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Much like today, 130 years ago the world was in the middle of a pandemic. This time it was influenza* and it was also known as the “Asiatic flu” or ... Read more
Family History: Accidental Death

Family History: Accidental Death

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Lockdown is the perfect time to do a little online family history research. The moment you visit a website such as FindMyPast, Ancestry etc, you can say goodbye to several ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Papio Press

Supporting Small Businesses: Papio Press

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Welcome to the third of my Supporting Small Businesses posts. Lockdown might be easing slightly (very slightly here in Wales), but these businesses still need our custom. Papio Press is ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Sophia Shaw Art & Illustration

Supporting Small Businesses: Sophia Shaw Art & Illustration

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Welcome to the second of my Supporting Small Businesses posts. This time I’m supporting another illustrator with more stationery! I love Etsy as it features so many wonderful artists and ... Read more
Sugar – 2 Years On

Sugar – 2 Years On

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Two years ago, I met this beautiful little lady, Sugar. I was attending one of Shropshire Cat Rescue’s open days and there she was. I was only there to have ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Driftwood Designs

Supporting Small Businesses: Driftwood Designs

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I love supporting small UK businesses. At this awful time, they are in desperate need of our custom, so I thought I would do a series of posts highlighting some ... Read more
Happy Mail

Happy Mail

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Happy Mail  Letters, packages etc. intended to make the recipient feel delighted, pleased or glad, that are sent and delivered by the postal system. Who isn’t delighted by a ... Read more
2019 – A Year in Photos

2019 – A Year in Photos

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Another year over. Another decade gone! In 2019……. I Volunteered This year saw me become a volunteer for the National Garden Scheme. Initially, it was to take photographs of the ... Read more