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What caught my eye and why…

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Rediscovered rituals

Or, how old friends become reacquainted again. Last century, 1991. Early 20-something single female living solo for the first time. Her own TV, her own front door key, her own washing machine, her own stereo… Her own fridge. Contents of fridge owned by early 20-something single female living solo for the first time (in order of then importance): Chanel nail…

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Crissy

Or, bespoke is best. Thirty-eight years ago I was given a doll for Christmas.  She arrived boxed, wearing a gaudy ankle-length pink gingham dress, with a broderie-anglaise collar and cheap white plastic shoes.  Her eyes opened and closed and what set her apart in the doll market at the time was that she had the ability to lengthen and shorten…

Long-shot-roos

Do you see what I see?

Or, one of those cases where you need to know what to look out for… What’s so special about this scene? I am lucky enough to be able to breakfast outside on the deck that overlooks this lovely scene.  This morning was literally the quiet after the storm; (we have endured many days of very high winds). During these wind…