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A picture a day for a month

This is not an original idea but one which I like because it makes you focus on being in the moment and enjoying everyday.

05 March 

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Beautiful breakfast

Brasserie Blanc

Beaconsfield

I cannot B more happy

Oh B have

B quiet

Have you finished,

Clearly not.

06 March 

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Birthday cake made for me. 

Absolutely delicious.

My first piece more like a slab. 

07 March 

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Spring in my step

Crocuses creating a wonderful carpet of flowers.

It put a real spring in my step.

It is meteorological spring after all.

08 March 

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I'm so cold

It snowing and someone needs a place to keep warm. He/she oh this gender correctness is so hard.

09 March 

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Snow just

Some snow but I don't think the sledge is coming out any time soon sadly.

Flakey picture.

10 March 

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It's Ottolenghi inspired meze but not the famous footballer.

Grilled halloumi, pickled cauliflower, lamb kofta and other bits and pieces.

No. it is not very Messi.

11 March 

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Wall art

I was trying to choose a picture for the bedroom and everything just seemed so standard so I took to decals instead. Retro or what!!!!

12 March 

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Llama farma pyjamas

Meet the new neighbours. 

Well they keep the grass down.

I have to be very quiet around them though you don't want to alama llama. 

Drum roll.

Tumbleweed.

13 March 

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It's a lottery (Win)

Well that was a surprise. 

I don't do the lottery very often but decided to try one of the quick games.

Only a few thousand more wins to being a millionaire. 

14 March 

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Gails entails Avocado

Yes, there will be a lot of food pictures. This is my breakfast. I decided to walk down to Gails. Avocado on sourdough toast with a chilli dip.

Delightful.

15 March 

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Cocoa shall sell

Yes I know I eat healthily but some days I need a sugar rush ... or in this case a chocolate fix.

Too much?

16 March 

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Holiday ...

... it would be so nice

We all need something to look forward to. When life feels a little difficult or tragic it is good to have something to look forward to ... especially a spa!!!

17 March 

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Fridge clear out

So what is in the fridge. Oh, I forgot I had that ... maybe put that in the bin. 

However, the avocado and scrambled eggs perfect.

18 March 

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Bicester ...

... and a blister

A bit of retail therapy which ended up in me buying one item and, surprise surprise, that was food related.

This always remind me of the Champs Elysee and the Laduree shop there?

Perfect.

19 March 

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Mothers day 

Sadly my mother passed away 12 years ago just before my birthday. Why the horse? I'll write a 100 word story shortly to explain.

20 March 

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Plumb job

So no hot water. It transpires that I just need to top the pressure up. Perfect. 

It was a wonderful feeling of achievement to do a bit of plumbing and no explosion ensured. I hope.

21 March 

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Spring has sprung 

It's officially the first hay of spring. My bulbs are getting there but the cold weather is not convincing them its Spring yet. 

22 March 

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Toad in the hole

Oatmilk style and the batter was a little flat. In future with oat milk use self raising flour. The onion gravy however was sensational. 

23 March 

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Lottery win

​Blimey at this rate I will be a millionaire by the time I am 1256 years old. Can't wait.

24 March 

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Who missed that?

I cut my own hair or not. I just get great delight in the process especially when it goes wrong and nobody tells you except with odd glances.

This is me starting to put it right.

25 March 

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Down the pub

The dog is now better, he cut his paw. We decided to go the pub and they had a Sonoma wine on the list. Oh joy and it was a wonderful bottle of wine.

26 March 

Balancing Rocks

Sleepy Sunday

Sometimes it is just a delight to do very little and take in the world around you. Today was one of those days. Even if you give yourself an hour just sit back and enjoy the world. 

27 March 

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Creme brûlée is on its way

I have been meaning to buy a blow torch for a number of years. My old one got lost in the 

28 March 

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Did someone not think

I do wonder when I get an email like this which part of just check before you send was done.   

29 March 

Angel statue

My aunt's funeral

I A sad day but filled with beautiful memories of a very generous lady who looked after me for two years when my parents were in Germany.

30 March 

Letter stamps

A day of reflection

Today I was working but the memories of yesterday and the past years kept flooding back. Memories are a delight for the most part.   

31 March 

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Glorious sunshine

At last the sun comes out.

1 April 

Honeybee

Bee keeping

I'm learning how to keep bees. A fantastic new experience. I was going to add in a course on birds but they said I was being rude. 

2 April

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Grand Union Canal

I love water and walking along it. The canals are fantastic, as for the most part they are flat.

3 April 

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Brothers birthday

He's made it to a big 0 birthday despite my attempts in earlier years to accidentally curtail his life. Happy birthday brother.

2 April

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Grand Union Canal

I love water and walking along it. The canals are fantastic, as for the most part they are flat.

3 April 

Beer

Brothers birthday

He's made it to a big 0 birthday despite my attempts in earlier years to accidentally curtail his life. Happy birthday brother.

4 April

B&W Photo of a Couple

Finding my past

This is something I have been meaning to do for a while now. It is scary how quickly it builds and how many rabbit holes you go down. These are not my real parents. That was a shock!!! 

5 April 

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My new challenge

I love walking so this is a great challenge

6 April

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Breakfast bliss

Well there we are then. Sunshine, porridge and coffee need I say more. Set up for the day.

7 April 

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And finally ducklings

What a wonderful sight to see and in the sunshine as well.

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