Author Archives: marystreasurechest

About marystreasurechest

Life provided me a long variety of experiences in skills, careers and hobbies. Countryside, nature, gardening, reading, cooking, knitting, cross-stitch. Originally from Reading/Newbury areas, now reside in S. Wales. Writing stories, telling tales of everyday life . Take a peep in my 'treasure chest' and enjoy your read. All work on this site is copyright of the owner

Happy New Year for 2018

      It’s that time of year when we can say goodbye to the old year. Contemplate the great variety of acheivements, whether good or bad, that have happenned. We can see how we can improve our way of … Continue reading

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Wishing everyone a  Happy Christmas & a peaceful New Year                     Don’t you just love Xmas. All those christmassy papers hiding presents? I decided to open one whilst Mary was out. It was addressed to me and it was … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I have been doing ‘this and that’, not realizing I’ve not blogged in a while. Benji and I are still together. So what have we been up to? My crafts have kept me busy. This year many Poppies were needed … Continue reading

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Decorating. Benji, Garden

Home is not home until you put your own personal stamp on it. That is my opinion. I have ( at 72 yrs of age) began to decorate. The last time I painted was back in about 2005 at my … Continue reading

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My Vest Travels far

  I have just started ordering items on line. I was prompted by an unsucesful trip to Swansea in search of new clothes. In days gone by a trip to Swansea on the bus would result in wonderful browsing & … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I am sorry mot to have blogged for a while. Have been doing quite a bit. It seems that summer has now gone. Days a little cooler and evenings drawing in, as well as getting lighter in the morning, much … Continue reading

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Benji continues to visit vet

Poor Benji, those ‘fleas’ have been most troublesome for him. We’ve had a course of the ‘Prednisolone’, bathed his coat with ‘Hibiscrub’ , cream applied, as well as the Advocat, and stil last week, when we visited again, the vet … Continue reading

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Remembering Spotty

    It was 3 years yesterday that I took Spotty to the vets to be helped on her way over The Rianbow Bridge. I do miss her very much. We had some wonderful walks together. It has taken me … Continue reading

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Recently I took Benji for his groom. They did not do him very well AND have since worked out he picked up a nasty infestation of fleas. It started about 4 weeks ago. The scratching and biting was irritating him. … Continue reading

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The Garden in July 2017

I have found my ‘Huddle’ a few weeks back and decided to use it again. It takes lovely photos. At first I put it on charge with my phone charger as I could not find the one it came with. … Continue reading

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