Monthly Archives: November 2013

My house is surrounded by scaffold …

I arrive to see the driveway and the front path blocked with erected scaffold. I note the piles on the lawn and am glad I arrived home before night had fallen. I looked and noticed a small in and out … Continue reading

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Hmmm my bed …

… we do love each other. I have missed you bed of mine, Your softness Your foam at my shoulders We fit you and me … thank goodness I’m smart enough to take my pillow when I travel!

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Home … I’m nearly there!

Last leg about to board … yay!

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Signs and stuff in Osaka …

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Today in Osaka …

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Child has slightly redeemed herself …

… she was aghast that I was fifty! God bless her, she was more horrified and confused when she found out my mother died when I was 13, how I was alive, how was I not still crying … love … Continue reading

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So the child that said I should have a will not a bucket list just said …

… I was explaining that old ladies like me get tough hairs on their chins, she made comment about someone else having whiskers. I muttered something about pulling them out, she said why not just shave like a man! Sigh … Continue reading

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This first caught my eye on a train in an ad …

Then when wandering and running out of time we ducked in and had a look at the foyer where the exhibition was being held.

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Just because …

… I saw them.

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A few hearts …

… not such great shots but hearts none the less!

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