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Friday, July 20, 2007

Those were the days

I have returned comments for you in this post.
Bidding you all a wonderful weekend


Them were the days

Mother placed a kettle on to the stove and pans of water
So you could bathe in a huge tin bath in front of the fire

When you could go to the corner shop and buy 1 penny sweets
Arrowbars, Black Jacks, Sherbit dips and more

Them were the days

Fighting who would take the bottles back
to receive the penny's paid for them
Riding up and down on a 3 wheeler bike, a buggy cart made from
orange box and old pram wheels
Played hopscotch, tiggy it, hide and seek, cowbows and indians
Two ball against the wall

Them were the days

Making a fire was a fete of its own
Firewood or fire lighters if you could afford it
Twisted newspapers, black jet coal
a shuvel up againts the grate, newspaper to draw the flames
Didn’t it nearly always catch fire?

Them were the days

Mother stood up against the fireside
skirt slightly lifted
warming the backs of her legs
Corn beef legs

Them were the days

No TV, no phone, no mobile
No computers.
You made your own entertainment
Played the piano in the parlour

Have we lost the art?

Them were the days

When kids had respect for their elders
The Bobby on the beat
teachers at school
When kids could be kids

Yes, those were the days

Those days were not all that long ago
Look at the progress that we have made in such a short time

Has progress changed us

When we wanted to phone someone we would walk to the call box
Now we use our personal mobiles
We let people know we are nearly there
Stuck on the highway
Going to be late
Send love text messages

We cant wait … we want everything to happen now

Those were the days

When you had a complaint to make
You spoke to a human
Now it is all automated
Tell me ... you are asked to press 1 or 2 or 3 only to hear another automated voice
Only for them to tell you that the product you have bought and you are complaining about
will cost you to complain because it is a premium number. Huh! Rip offs!

Them were the days

When the village or town had individual shops
And you were welcomed for your custom
Now you all the huge Supermarket sell everything all under one roof
You do not know where your food comes from
And how long has it been stored
and you are asked to pay for the bag which bares their trade name. Huh!

Those were the days

You could buy stuff and put it on the slate and pay at the end of the week.Try that at Tesco or Marks & Spencers

Them were the days

When you could go to the flicks with half crown
You could buy 10 Woodbines
Buy some chips and scrapings wrapped in newspaper
and still have change.

Them were the days.

A trip to the Zoo
A picnic in the park
Matinees at the cinema
A day at the seaside
A ride on the big red bus into town
These were treats

When Christmas really felt like Christmas
Memories of my childhood.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Where are you?

silver rippling moon

mecury upon the surface of water
silence falls in dark velvet crevices
love hidden within the walls of my heart
into my mirror I gaze
your shadow stands motionless behind me
reflections of life gone by

stars sparkle and light up
your skin against mine like silken gloves
two spirits dancing the dance of love

becoming one
passionate kiss from your soft lips

upon mine

a taste of ruby wine

intoxicated by your touch of magic
memories of our love flashing by

Where are you?

I cry

Quotes on Reflection

Sarah Ban Breathnach: Quotes on ReflectionOnly when the clamor of the outside world is silenced will you be able to hear the deeper vibration. Listen carefully.

Charles Dickens: Quotes on ReflectionReflect upon your present blessings - of which every man has many - no on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Joseph Chilton Pearce: Quotes on ReflectionSeeing within changes one's outer vision.

Unknown Author: Quotes on ReflectionSeeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.

Unknown Author: Quotes on ReflectionSuccess is not measured by what one brings, but rather by what one leaves.

Creole proverb: Quotes on ReflectionTell me who you love, and I'll tell you who you are.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007


Embrace every moment
You have a choice

Choose to do it

thoughts become things
thoughts are a wave or frequency of energy
activating and attracting like a magnet


are the magnet

The law of attraction says that like attracts like, and when you think and feel what you want to attract on the inside, the law will use people, circumstances and events to magnetize what you want. Rhonda Byrne Quote
- Law - Attraction - Thinking - Feeling Circumstance Quotes
By changing your thoughts it's possible to begin attracting mountains of money, riches, wealth and prosperity into your life.Sandy Forster Quote - Change - Attraction - Money - Rich - Wealth - Prosperity Life Quotes
Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators. Dave Barry
Getting back into things ... will get round to everyone as I go.
By the looks of it you have all been very busy. :o)