Category: Clothing

Wheelchair Mayhem Makes Online Ordering A Breeze

This is most certainly a busy time of year for most of us.  I took out a rather ancient relative recently – she’s not mobile and struggles getting in and out of cars but we managed a sorti to a local garden centre that we know has very extensive stocks of festive cards, calenders etc. […]

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A Blooming Fantastic Thank You Gift

I was helping out a family recently – just looking after their home and dog for a few days until the booked carer returned from a longer than planned sojourn of his own.  To help further I cleared a cople of housekeeping chores.  You could say my gift to them in this instance was to […]

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Online Food Shopping Scuppers Harvest Festival

I was amazed yesterday to see quite so many supermarket delivery vans whizzing about in my area.  It’s not that many years since the very first of these started making their way, tentatively around these parts.  It’s not as though we’re short of big stores to visit but with so many young families being very […]

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The Black Tie Do A Doddle These Days

Sometimes we get invited to an evening out with friends who just seem to always know what to wear and have an extensive wardrobe.   It’s so easy now to order exactly the right combination of dress and jacket or tuxedo and dicky tie.   However, in these also enlightened days – not so much store is […]

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Being Fleeced At Local Tombola – Dims The Joy

The tombola stall is one that I can’t stand dealing with when we have social gatherings.  It’s not the goods persya but the sort of clientelle that flocks to the tombola and raffle stall do have a bit of a reputation in our village.   There are two or three interbred families that are still very […]

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Losing Plastic Slips & Wrappings

There is a most definite move away from unecessary plastics these days and it’s not surprising.  The very alarming documentaries make you realise just how fragile our environment.  Now we are faced with pictures of the vast oceans of plastic washing up on shores, we are having to look seriously at our rediculous reliance on […]

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Choosing Quality Gifts That Retain Their Value

Pretty bling is how some of my partner’s current selection of jewellery would safely be described.  The costume pieces that I lovingly grabbed as gfts for her from various relative when offered seem rather tawdry and old fashioned now but looking at some of the magazines, there are a few pieces in my box that […]

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Online Gocery Shopping With US Differences

I was on holiday with family in the States recently and we discovered a new line in online shopping which was just as effective as the one we use here for groceries.  There is one store in particular that you register with – place your order and my word, there are simply hundreds of pages […]

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Implementing Wardrobe Revamp Without Buying . . . .

I am very reliably informed that the best way to rejuvinate the wardrobe is to select the main colour for a particular theme.  Choose trousers, a good skirt and a jacket that goes with both – this is Set A.  From there choose 6 toning tee-shirts or other tops.  Then select another trouser/skirt/jacket combo – […]

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Popping A Spring Surprise For Mum

This is really a fantastic time of year isn’t it – so much new growth out in the gardens, shops getting in the smarter summery clothing ranges.  It feel very special because the drabness of the winter months, with the constant cold and rain do seem to pass away from memory very quickly.   This is […]

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