Dolls Houses support charity

Knittingale hospital One lovely thing to come out of this crisis is that 91-year-old knitting queen Margaret Seaman of Caister, Norfolk, is busy with her knitting needles raising money for the NHS, by making a woolen replica of the UK’s Nightingale hospitals, as a...

Jewels underline Queen’s message

The Queen sends a subtle message via her brooch.  The Queen often uses a favourite ‘trick’ to send a subtle message;  Her Majesty has an incredible collection of jewellery, and she will pick a certain piece to underline her message when she delivers a...

The Indoor Mountain-climbing Club Cartoons

This is a selection of cartoons I thought were appropriate for those of us who are members of this exclusive club during the Covid-19 Lockdown Oh – how I miss my hairdresser   And this is a member of our exclusive club, trying out her skills :...

NHS v. Military rivalry strips me naked

NHS calls in Military to run ambulances. I just hope rivalries twixt NHS and Military are sorted out!  Many years ago, a Military Ambulance transferred me for Polio treatment from Millbank Military Hospital in London to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at...

Life in a locked-down village

 Dorchester-on-Thames  Our Neighbourhood is coming alive – the Fleur de Lys has a big banner announcing it’s taking bookings for meals from Saturday, and Hair is re-opening, so I’ll no longer look like a Highland Cow. Am I alone in being cautious? ...
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