The garden pond:)

By: sandiquiz, 10:43 AM GMT on June 28, 2015




It is time to replace the Coffee Blog - don't worry, it will come back! lol

Several things have contributed to this blog: a comment from Ylee in the last blog, and the slow recovery of my calf strain/ hamstring/whatever, resulting in not getting out to take photos, further than my own "Yarden".

Friday was lovely day, and whilst standing at the kitchen window, drinking coffee, I saw several birds come down to the pond to drink...

Updated: 8:13 AM GMT on July 05, 2015

Coffee Blog :)

By: sandiquiz, 1:12 PM GMT on May 26, 2015




I had promised to update the blog yesterday, but I seemed to lack both the energy and the imagination.

Then this morning, Bogon said he had awoken and thought of coffee, which in turn made him think of me and my "coffee Blog"..... so here it is.










So, pull up a chair, throw a cushion on the floor, make your favourite coffee, or tea if you prefer, and come and "chat a while"...

Updated: 4:43 PM GMT on June 21, 2015

What couldn't you live without?

By: sandiquiz, 9:04 AM GMT on May 04, 2015




I was racking my brains for a suitable blog topic when Google's daily doodle caught my eye.

The latest doodle celebrates the 360th birthday of Bartolomeo Cristofori, the man widely credited with inventing the piano.

He was born in Padua on the 4th May in 1655, in what was then the Republic of Venice.

According to Google, the instrument Cristofori invented was referred to during his lifetime as a harpsichord that pla...

Updated: 8:35 AM GMT on May 22, 2015

#23 Hodge AND Splodge! - And the rest .....

By: sandiquiz, 4:54 PM GMT on April 27, 2015




You have been very complimentary of the images I posted of my mini trip to the south coast, and even though the weather did not put on its Sunday best clothing for me, I had a relaxing time.

Before I finally leave the south coast and the photos I took, here are a few more, to round off the trip.


This was the Guest House. A very impressive Edwardian house, with huge rooms and high ceilings. I was tucked away in the o...

Updated: 9:06 PM GMT on April 29, 2015

Caption Fun #30 ~ The UK in miniature :)

By: sandiquiz, 4:52 PM GMT on April 18, 2015




Link to Blog ONE - Buckfast if you haven't seen it yet :)

Link to Blog TWO - Brixham and William III, if you haven't seen it yet :)


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On day three of my Devon visit I decided to re-visit Babbacombe Model Village, seen about 30 years ago.

The model village at Babbacombe was opened in 1963 by Tom Dobbins.



Two photos "stitched" together o...

Updated: 3:10 PM GMT on April 23, 2015

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I have been a WU member since September 2005. Now a retired teacher, enjoying my garden, writing, sketching, taking photos, and having great fun!

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