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

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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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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