I have a new young lady in my front room. I'm assuming she's a lady because she dresses nicely, doesn't swear or spit and has a friendly rapport with her grandmother. But should I assume? Looking more closely she follows what is called a football team. Now, everyone … [Read more...] about Misguided football followers
You must have noticed the well-mannered young woman who has taken up lodgings in my front room. A young woman of great good sense (librarian) who eats chocolate teddy bear biscuits when under pressure.I like the way she has her baby photo blended on her blog. I'm going … [Read more...] about My lodger
Did you see my new tenant over there? She's in the dark, poor girl, she goes for the macabre touch, the deeply velveted feel of pure unadulterated black. Dark Faerie Doll is her name. A sweet name, and a brave one, and she must be a brave young lassie indeed, but is she … [Read more...] about A tall dark stranger, like the fortune teller said
I thought there were only two kinds of Poppies. The narcotic one they make films in strange countries about, and the poppy of wartime remembrance, the red corn poppy, Papaver rhoeas, a common weed across Europe.But there are more poppies than this. Apart from Nero's … [Read more...] about A buxom poppy
After my morning nap and a small glass of Seppelts Purple Para Port, I got my notebook and pen and looked at the colour arrangements again in Incogblogo where the young lass allows you to 'change skins". (If only) (I like to see how she's getting along in her quest to … [Read more...] about The Colour Purple
I had another little look at the Clust'r Map in the right hand column over there, and found that there was someone in Petropavlosk Kamchatsky reading this.Of course I had to look up where Petropavlosk Kamchatsky is. In my day that was 'behind the Iron Curtain' and you … [Read more...] about Petropavlosk Kamchatsky
My neighbour put this little map in here. See it? Clust'r maps, in the right column there.It shows me all these foreign lands with people who came here and looked at my diary. It gave me quite a turn! I had to sit down with an asprin and a small glass of sweet sherry to … [Read more...] about Foreigners have visited me
So now I know where Juan Dolio is. My renter, she who lives on a beach in a Life in Paradise, kindly published a map. (I thought the people looked foreign) It's also interesting to know there is a place in Canada called after my hometown.But I have been TARGETED. What … [Read more...] about Targeted?
A new tenant moved in this evening, I'm sorry to see the little Life from the Pond depart elsewhere, I must find her again and make a permanent link. She brought luck and frogs to the neighbourhood. But you should see the new one! It's MommC who seems to live on … [Read more...] about Life is a Beach
Well I'm certainly pleased to have a frog in my garden, she may keep the blasted gastropods from returning. Drop in and say hello to my tenant ribbiticus, (in the rent-my-blog over to the right there) it's her birthday. She didn't come down in the last showerPlenty of … [Read more...] about When you need an Umbrella
Anyone reaching my age has got a lot of things to be sorry forI'm certainly not going to bore you witless with a list of my crimes, but there's one thing I'm really sorry about. The people I can no longer say 'thank you" to, or phone up for a quick chat, or just put my … [Read more...] about Kudos, anyone?
My tenant Stephanie at Mystickal Incense is having fun with paint at the moment (I thought only kindergarten kids did that) but the pigs at National Taiwan University are green from the inside out. Yes, green. And they glow in the dark.Back in my University days when … [Read more...] about Green Ham and Eggs
Welcome to my tenant, Stephaniem who uses her blog for both personal & business entries -- clever girl! She actually hand-makes all of the incense, candles, bath & body products she sells. But Stephanie also adopts stray cats. Well not just any old stray cat, but one … [Read more...] about New Tenant moving in ….
The week with my tenant has literally flown by. Angie at Miracle Housekeeping has finished the week of rent here. I shall miss her (I've been checking on her struggles with the Dreaded Clutter)Clutter : Look Angie, the thing about housework is -- it's work, it's … [Read more...] about Housework, bloody housework
My tenant, Angie, has strained a muscle. Drop in and send her a cheerio to perk her up in her battle against the dreaded ClutterWhwn I talk about exercise, I don't mean to rush things (or overdo the housework) and hurt yourself!Slow and steady wins the race. … [Read more...] about Tenant News
So it's the New Year again. Once again, I've got another chance to do the things I haven't done, to go places I haven't been, to learn Danish this year, to meet some new people and above all, I get another chance to be the person I would really like to be.The New Year … [Read more...] about Planning Ahead
And here we are with my first tenant! Angie .. a woman after my own heart. Say hello over at Miracle HouskeepingSo welcome my new tenant Angie! I'm honoured to have her here. Angie fights the battle with CLUTTER. I know it well, an old adversary of mine. I've fought the … [Read more...] about Resident Blog
I'm having a really enjoyable time at Blog ExplosionI've had the pleasure of seeing and evaluating many other blogs (the richness and variety is tremendous!) and I know if I pay attention closely I will pick up some top ideas for my own blogging.But apart from that, … [Read more...] about Blog Explosion