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A Beach Cottage Two

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clubs and things

  Hello.  How are you all? I am very very very well.  The best I've been in a very long time.  It feels good to write/feel/think/type that. Tonight I am back from my book club.  It's funny really how I have these lovely ladies in my life, I joined the book club via an online site.  I had wanted to join ...

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A New (hot) Day, A New Lesson

  Aloha to all far and wide.  How are you all? Well.  I am good.  I am a few pounds heavier good but I guess that's what happens when you do two things.  I mean it really is not rocket science.  One is eat more and two is move less.  So yeah the pounds, since my last visit here,  have popped their little ...

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the tuesday before christmas

It's the Tuesday morning before Christmas and I've walked down the hill after a morning pottering and doing laundry, a beauty of a pre-Christmas warm, sunny day with a wondrously fresh wind coming in off the ocean.  There is Skirt Wearing happening in these parts, which certainly means, by my barometer if no-one else's, ...

Drug of Choice

Oh dear.  I just sat down with a cup of tea (and a bowl of dry Frosties, kill me now) and opened up a blog I have been following for 15 years when the internet was small, blogs were but diaries, Facebook was but the figment of some whipper snapper's imagination and the blogging phenomenon started with the little craft ...

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Beach Cottage Corners and Renovations

Hello all.  Lovely ladies, how are you? All well here and enjoying Spring and the end of the year rolling out here in Sydney.  I love Spring here.  Currently am sat at the little (white) round table in the kitchen with a cup of tea and some afternoon tea, I'm just back from the hairdressers, the window is open and a ...

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Cooler

  Hello beach cottage friends.  Monday morning here, I am sitting up in bed with my second cup of tea, the French doors and windows on the other side are open and it's just so lovely and cool and fresh.  The days, at last, are feeling more Winter-y (for Sydney).  Barls has jumped up on the bed and is quite ...

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a nice deep tub

  It's bath season, not that there is ever a non-bath season for me.  If you're debating a slipper tub, trust me, get a slipper, it's just divine for soaking and reading and drinking and reading.  You can fill it up right to your neck with hot water and bubbles but still be kinda lounging.  It's like the sofa ...