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

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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Benji–Update

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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Nature & Benji

        I have never known Blackberries to be ready in July. When I first moved to Wales in 1977 I remember picking Blackberries with the children , in the first week of September. Neath has a very old fair held … Continue reading

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My Benji

I have just realised I have not posted in a while. We have neen enjoying hot,sunny weather and I have been in my garden weeding, sorting out beds and watching my flowers,veg, and the only tree to fruit, the apple … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday weekend May–Garden

I never take a trip out in the car to go walking either in the country or by the coast. living close to toursit areas they are always very busy wjhen the sun shines and people descend on the our … Continue reading

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Garden Photo

Iam still trying to get photos from phone tp my computer. But here is the photo of part of the garden As you can see it is colourful with the mauve and white flowers. These plants were given to me … Continue reading

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Outside Painting

I have a new phone and at the moment am trying to work out how to put my photos on to the computer. Really frustrating. I have several photos I wish to share with you re the garden. The way … Continue reading

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Bluebells

At this time of the year, especially this year, the woods are filled with the smell and wonderful display of Bluebells. Today was sunny but the wind stillhad a bit of a chill. But our walk to Gnoll park most … Continue reading

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Benji on May Day 1st May 2017

He’s tired now and fast asleep. This weekend has been an exciting one for him. Saturday my daughter visited. The weather was dry but still a bit cold. When she visits we all like to got to the beach. This … Continue reading

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