Author Archives: Barbara

About Barbara

Born in Dublin, living in London with Peter, my two daughters, Wilson our Spaniel & Woordow our Malshih (Shih Tzu-Maltese cross)

December 11th 1934

85 years ago today Bill W. took his last drink on his way to Towns Hospital on Central Park West in New York City for his final treatment for alcoholism. He would come to have a spiritual experience at Towns … Continue reading

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How about we go for a run?

I’ve been studying, hence my blog silence! Last September I started a PgDip in Therapeutic Radiography (treating people with cancer and some other conditions with radiation).  It’s a 2 year course, 12 weeks in university and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Woodrow and friends

Some friends Woodrow met on our walk today! Say hello to my big friends! (PS I’m really excited!! I’ve finally worked out how to upload photos from Flickr 🙂  )

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Woodrow goes for a swim

Woody is usually white & very fluffy, especially after his bath, however today when Wilson went flying into the river after a stick, Woodrow followed! Then he wanted me to pick him up! Luckily it was not very cold today … Continue reading

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A chilly Mothers Day

Spring has been springing, and I have been out in the garden recently for a few days without a coat, but not today!  Temperatures down in the single figures again, a biting wind & drizzle on top.  We felt very … Continue reading

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Introducing Woodrow

I Haven’t had a chance to post on here for ages, I’ve been doing a photography class & we have lots of homework, my youngest daughter is going to University in October & we’ve been visiting lots of different ones… … Continue reading

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How to Be a Ladyperson at the Holidays: 10 Important Tips

Straight from the ad pages of your favorite magazines, here’s your guide to being a girl in December. Take notes. * * * 1. Stay cozy. Wear a baby. If you play your cards right, your sensitive, goateed dad/boyfriend/professor will reward you with…

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Wish we were back there again

In January last year we went to Australia & New Zealand to visit friends and family in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Queenstown.  As the weather gets colder her it is easy to miss the heat of Perth, the warmth of … Continue reading

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The Walkie Talkie Building

One of the buildings that my dad wanted to see when he was here in London last week was the ‘Walkie Talkie’ building, because of its unusual shape This building has a major design flaw however, and it’s not that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge; Converge

Once again I feel like the daily Post has been following me around as I take photos!  I took these pictures while I was walking around London with my Dad last week.  The water running down the middle of the … Continue reading

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