If we were having Coffee: I feel like Alice

Hello  everyone  welcome  to  the garden  we have a marquee  and  heaters, all the garden  furniture  has  been washed  and  I have put out cushions for your  comfort.

Well what  do  you  think  shall  we  chance  it . Now  as  always  we have  tea  and coffee  from all over  the world not to mention all our cakes  and muffins  and  as Paul  calls  them sweets! Every single  one  is  calorie  free! Plus of course  we now have spirits  and liquors  to warm the coldest of  you.

If we were having  Coffee: I would ask  you what  has been going on in your world this week, has  anything  deeply affected  you, have  you need a sympathetic ear, a shoulder to cry  on or  just  needed someone  to make  you laugh! If  yes  feel free to talk it out  here  with us. We will all help if  we can.

If we were having Coffee: I would  remind  you  that  there  are lots of  other  coffee mornings  all shared  and organized  By  Diana  and  Gene’O  over at,Part time monster  

If we were having coffee: Phew, I  shall  have  to say  I  am sorry  for being late . I have had  a really  eventful weekend! Yesterday  (Saturday ) I was up really  early  because I had  to be at  the hospital at 8am. I had  to  go in  for an operation. I had  spent  all week  since  returning  from  the  cruise  worrying  about it! Well  what  do  you know  I have been in had  my  op  and I  am now  home  and I have survived. Results  of  two  biopsys in 3/4 weeks!

Silly  me  I  was really  worried   and  I don’t  know  why  because  normally  I take  things in my  stride.Hey ho  what do ya know!!

If we were having coffee:  The  hubby  and I  had  a  trip out this  week  just off  the cuff  and unexpected I  think he  was  very  kindly  trying  to keep  my  mind off  the impending operation. Well  it  was lovely   the  weather and  not  too busy.  We  went  to Marlow  on  the  Thames , we had  a good drive  down  there  but  sadly  we  could not  find  anywhere  to  park  so  we took  a trip down memory  lane  and  found a  spot  where hubby had picniced  with his parents  when he was young!  I have  put in  a photo below  of  the spot. After that  we went  to  the lovely  village  of Bisham  and  we had  a  beautiful  meal in a country  pub.  here  are  some  photos  of Bisham too.

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Bisham

Winter Hill

Winter Hill

A lovely  day out indeed!

If  we were having coffee : It is  garden  time again….. stop  yawning I  am only  going to  show  you  two photos, it is of  our  first  early  crop of  new potatoes!

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More to come

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Green fingers and gloves

Right  well If we were having coffee: I would have to  say I  must  take  my leave  I  am not  feeling  tip top yet   and  we have had  the  mother in law over  for the day  and she keeps us on our toes. Plus I had a temperature  this afternoon. So I  am off  to  get my  Jimjams  and  slippers  and have an early  night.

Once  again I  thank  you  all for  visiting  me  and Paul  too  we love to  see you  and hear  what  you have to say  and  we hope  you will join us again next  week! Hugs  to you  all!

Do  all stay  and  be comfortable   we love  to see  you  all.

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IF WE WERE HAVING COFFEE: BUSY WEEK

Hello  and  welcome  come in it is lovely  to see you all here again. The fires are lit  the cushions are plumped up and  we have  the coffee and tea on  the go  and the cakes and sweets are all set out.  We  have  tea  and coffee  from all over  the world not to mention all our cakes  and muffins  and  as Paul  calls  them sweets! Every single  one  is  calorie  free! Plus of course  we now have spirits  and liquors  to warm the coldest of  you.

If we were having  Coffee: I would ask  you what  has been going on in your world this week, has  anything  deeply affected  you, have  you need a sympathetic ear, a shoulder to cry  on or  just  needed someone  to make  you laugh! If  yes  feel free to talk it out  here  with us. We will all help if  we can.

If we were having Coffee: I would  remind  you  that  there  are lots of  other  coffee mornings  all shared  and organized  By  Diana  and  Gene’O  over at,Part time monster   and it is growing like Topsie!

What  a week it has been  and  If we were having Coffee: I would  tell  you all it  has  been a busy  week  in  blog  land  as well as in  the real world. I entered  the 1000 Voices  Speak  for Compassion, Set up  by Yvonne Spence you can read  her  entry  here  and mine  if  you have not  already  seen it  here . It  was  a truly  amazing  venture  and I hope  that  even if  each post  only  effected  one  or  two  people  that  would  be a massive  win! Well done  to every one  who  took  part.

Well how are  you, would  you like some  more  coffee or  maybe  some  cake we  have plenty.

If we were having coffee I have  also been busy  all month  doing Love is in Da Blog  organised  by Just fooling Around With Bee.  Boy  she has  kept  us on  our  toes  with  her prompts. So  if  you interested  in  joining  in  for  the last  week in Feb do  feel free  to jump in  here .

If  we  were having Coffee: I would  tell you  that  it  has  been  a busy week in the real  world  the livingroom is  progressing , almost  finished now, pictures up, lighting  all sorted , fireplace in and televion hanging on the wall above  said  fireplace! Really all we are awaiting is  the furniture.

The usual visits  to the gym and core  and pilates lessons. Thursday was fun L ( my  gym buddy) and I took a trip to Oxford  on the bus… It was great fun  even though  it was pouring  with rain all day. We had a look around  the shops  and took a little  trip  round  the back streets  and looked in at  the  beautiful quadrangles  of  the Universities   through their open gates! We  also had a look around  the covered  Market  and looked  at the butchers  and fishmongers  and  found  the most amazing  cake shop! Navy  and white  floral cak Street View

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Old Tom

MUUUUUUM! Chocolate

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side road  outside  a College Looking up the road  towards  Old Tom

It was  a lovely  day  out, as I said  in a post  earlier  this  week I spent  a lot of  time in Oxford  as a child.

If  we were having coffee: I say  well I don’t  have a lot  more  to report so I  look forward to seeing you all next  week!

And of course  the

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