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

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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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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