As this is the night when all self respecting ghosts and ghouls come out to play, I thought it fitting to air a true ghost story:
Some years ago, on a wet and windy day in November I was driving home for lunch along a deserted narrow lane in Swansea. Suddenly a pale sickly-looking old Bassett Hound sped out of a gateway and shot straight at the front of my car.
I braked hard in a vain attempt to avoid the animal, but Continue reading
We were in our late fifties, but still very active and forward looking.
Whilst we were preparing our boat for the retirement trip to the Med., we were in the process of having her dragged out of the water for the annual scrubbing of the bottom and the ritual application of antifouling paint. Continue reading
When I first met my present husband, Dave, he had a book on one of his bookshelves which he had read years earlier and he recommended it to me as a good read.
It was certainly that….. very well written and a first hand account of Continue reading
I feel lucky….
I should not still be here….
In the Spring of 1941 when I was very small, our house, at 58 Northbrook Road, Wallasey was Continue reading
This year, for the first time, we took our dog away with us to Europe.
Clearly we had followed all the Defra rules about the Pet Passport. She had had her anti-rabies jab and the blood test one month later. Then the necessary time had passed before we left (six months since the blood test) for us to be able to return to the UK in a hurry, should it have been necessary. On the advice of my vet, Continue reading
If there is any problem with a motor home, it is that once you have found a good pitch and established all the camping parafinalia around it, you need to be fairly close to shops, places of interest, etc, in order to be able to get to them easily. Continue reading
On September 6th, I upgraded my outmoded Vodafone to something a little more cool.
My husband already has a pay as you go phone, but I decided in addition, to buy a new battery for my old phone and take out a pay as you go contract for it. This of course entailed having a new number.
On the way home, I made two calls, one Continue reading