A LEATHER JACKET ON THE VERANDA

The chill of Autumn is in the air today, so a warmer jacket was the order of the day. I love a leather jacket and have collected several over many years,  starting in 1975 with a burgundy one  bought in England. Working in two stores selling leather surely helped my collection to grow, cost price is always a bonus. A…
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Beautiful words from one wonderful lady. These words also describe a friend who left us suddenly this week. My heart and thoughts are with her husband, daughters and grandchildren. Rest in peace, my dear, we are all the better for having you in our lives.
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A Tale Of Two Hats

On a warm Autumn morning two hats sat in their place in the closet , just waiting for an outing. These hats had travelled far across the ocean to their new home in Tasmania.   On this particular morning their owner  could not decide which of the hats to choose, so both hats came out to play. They visited a…
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Burnt Orange In The Park

Out and about, visiting one of our local parks, named Princess Square, which has been a public garden since the 1850’s.  The  imposing fountain has been in its pride of place since 1857 and the fish  in the outside ponds have provided much entertainment for generations of children, including my sister and I and then our children. A duster coat…
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THE LITTLE TOUCHES

Autumn has finally arrived in my part of the world, bringing some much needed rain and cooler temperatures. I love Autumn it is my favourite time of year,  not just in the garden but in my clothes as well. I love the little touches on this sweater, the cutout on the shoulder, the bow on the neck and the contrast…
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