Category Archives: People

Can’t tell my ash from my elder…

I always think there’s a bit of an irony in the volunteer work that I do for the local Wildlife Trust and the Biological Records Centre. I am surrounded by people with great expertise, sometimes in very specialised fields, sometimes … Continue reading

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Little Star…

Well, those eyes are certainly twinkling! The GGD. (See Welcome for explanation of coy abbreviation….). Wouldn’t you kill for those eyelashes? Taken in a local pub. We take our GGP responsibilities seriously… Lunch outing rather than a beer tasting, honest! … Continue reading

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A bit of time travel…

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Oops. It’s ages since I posted; thought I’d pop up a few pictures from a (fairly) recent event at Avoncroft we went to with a couple of visiting friends. The museum is always a pleasant place to meander around, and additionally … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Oops, haven’t got to grips with this – thought I’d published this days ago! So – a belated welcome to great-granddaughter Ava, with congratulations to proud parents George and Dan.

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End of an era

This is a strange confession, but I have been a closet Appalachian clogging groupie for over 18 years. I am one no longer, it seems…. Our friend Yvonne has danced with the Bromsgrove-based group One Step Beyond for those many … Continue reading

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What happened to May?

I can’t believe we’re nearly a week into June. What happened to May? Other than the usual routine stuff of the volunteer work, domestic bits and pieces, camera club and NHW admin and the inevitable succession of medical appointments we … Continue reading

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In which Mrs Grumpy sees the light…

Two tickets to the Worcester Olympic Torch celebration arrived yesterday; I’d forgotten I’d applied for them, to be honest, and had no expectations as it was well after the deadline. I looked at all the restrictions and instructions – no … Continue reading

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Ça continue…

A belated post thanks to a malevolent little bug which effectively felled me this last week. We ended up in France on the weekend of the first round of elections for our ‘maiden’ twinning trip…  The embargo  on exit poll & … Continue reading

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