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Thanks and an update
Sunday, October 09, 2011      6 comments

Dear Spark Friends I was so touched by the messages you all sent and the prayers you offered for our daughter. It meant so much to know that people of faith were thinking about her, and praying for her. She is improving slowly. They di... Read more
Prayers please, for my daughter
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      15 comments

Please can those of you who pray say one for our darling daughter Ruth - she had a big operation a week ago today, has been in intense pain ever since, and was blue-lighted into hospital during last night. At the moment we do not know what the s... Read more
Pedometers and me! Help!
Friday, June 24, 2011      3 comments

Can anyone out there help me please? I have at least 4 pedometers now, having laboured under the obvious delusion that they were not working properly. I now have to acknowledge that the one not working properly must be me! :( They all say... Read more
Bright and shiny! Luvvit!
Thursday, April 14, 2011      3 comments

Thank you to all those who have encouraged me on my journey towards more up-to-the-minute washing facilities! Our old bathroom had been put in place in the Sixties. The tiles sported a turquoise pattern, and had started to move every time I... Read more
A sad day
Thursday, January 06, 2011      5 comments

I heard yesterday of the death of a much loved friend. She had been ill with cancer, but I had thought treatment had helped. Sadly not, and a letter from her sister yesterday shocked and grieved me. C was one of those friends who is always ... Read more
Thank you all so much.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      4 comments

Our lovely Alex is home! Thank you for all your thoughts, enquiries and prayers. We are all so relieved, although she is still being monitored, and needs to be very careful. The day before she was discharged, two consultants stood by her bed and... Read more
You never stop worrying.........
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      2 comments

I thought when our kids were born, that we would nurture them, do what we could to bring them to maturity, then they would leave aged 18, and fend for themselves. Hey ho. Not only did they not all leave at age 18, when they did go, they came b... Read more
Me and my photos. A love/hate relationship!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      4 comments

September sees our elder son's 40th birthday (How did that happen, when I am so young? lol) Younger son thought it would be a good idea if we scanned photos from his lifetime - especially any really embarrassing ones - and have them running on a... Read more
Cake, cake everywhere, and not a piece for me......
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

So we had a lovely Afternoon Tea, which I had been heavily involved in organising. We raised over £350.00 for the local group which brings children from Chernobyl over for a holiday each year, particularly so that they can each have a supply of ... Read more
Ouch! Ow! Oooh!
Sunday, May 30, 2010      1 comments

Well, there I was, getting ready to go to a Choir concert, so I cooked a speedy low fat pork 'n pineapple thing with rice, ate some, picked up my music and went. Later, I returned, conscious that I wasn't really hungry - but felt that I had... Read more
Anyone from Boston out there?
Friday, March 26, 2010      1 comments

Our son and his partner are treating us to a long weekend in Boston in June. Am very excited, as we've never been to the US before, and there seems to be so much to do and see. Any not-to-be-missed places/experiences? What's the weather like in ... Read more
Happy Christmas Everyone!
Thursday, December 24, 2009      3 comments

Peace and Joy to all my Spark Friends! Happy Christmas Everyone! ... Read more
Another woo hoo moment!!
Monday, December 21, 2009      8 comments

Well - AT LAST I have lost enough to have seen a number on my scales that hasn't been seen for so long, I can't remember when it was!! The weight is coming off oh so gradually, but thanks to SP and all my friends here, I've got below any weight ... Read more
Cockermouth - a town with Bouncebackability!
Saturday, November 28, 2009      1 comments

I love this badge, which many folk are wearing in Cockermouth. A week after the devastating floods, the full extent of the damage and loss is becoming clearer. Some people will have months out of their homes, and it will be a long while before a... Read more
Devastating floods..........
Saturday, November 21, 2009      5 comments

I am so sad today for the area where we live - Cockermouth is our nearest town, and it is devastated by Thursday's floods - all the shops on Main Street and many houses have been inundated by the flood water as the river burst its banks. We've n... Read more

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