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A new friendship through Covid

Initially I was in touch to see if she needed anything, it didn’t take long until I was sharing my grocery run and dropping items off to her doorstep. We got to know each other over “distanced coffee”, sharing many stories. My teenagers have been the beneficiaries of much home baking, to their delight.

Life as we knew it

Since I was young our graveyards were small our people were eating well and always on the move; in our gardens and on the water.

Making Mango Chutney

Mango season joyously comes once a year. Two sisters meet in a kitchen to make mango chutney.

For The Love Of Dogs

I walk my little dog everyday and we came across a foxy that almost used to jump the fence with his bouncing. He belongs to an elderly gentleman Joe who had a fall a few months ago and hurt his hip.… Read more For The Love Of Dogs

The Constant Gardener

We have both enjoyed swapping stories about our children, grandchildren & our gardens.

A Fishy Story

As a 79 year old wannabe artist living alone covid seemed to be the ideal opportunity to paint lots of watercolour paintings. Arranged for everything to be delivered food, medicine, paper etc. no one visited! March, April May all blank on… Read more A Fishy Story

A New Beginning

During the pandemic, it has reminded us that we are all equal, regardless of our age, our culture, our religion or anything else that makes us different from other people.

Pop’s Story

This is Pop, my 99-year-old Father in law, who lives in a local nursing home. Not being able to visit him has been hard.