Category Archives: Blogging

Prompt for the Promptless; Wu wei

Rarasaur‘s fourth weekly Prompt for the Promptless; Wu Wei Wu wei, or non-doing, is a Taoist practice involving letting one’s action follow the simple and spontaneous course of nature rather than interfering with the harmonious working of universal law by … Continue reading

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What is my Blogger Personality Profile?

I have been meaning to participate in  Blogger Personality Profiling courtesy of Rarasaur for quite some time, and finally today I have completed the tests. I am personality type ‘EDMT’ (Extroverted, Development, Multiple Topic, Theorizing) Here is my specially made … Continue reading

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Dear WordPress, Please take my Auntie out of the Spam Bin!

Please could you improve the ‘Spam’ section of the comments folder so that we can add our friends as a ‘trusted commenter’ and also consign persistent spammers to the ‘do not even consider accepting posts from this person’ folder, in … Continue reading

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WordCloud for my blog :)

Thank you to Rarasaur for the idea… I just went to, pasted in the home page of my blog & hit ‘submit’.  I was able to delete silly words like ‘Weekly Photo Challenge’, ‘Postaday’ and ‘Comments’, and this is … Continue reading

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Olympics 2012 London Cycling

The first real impact of having the Olympics staged in London 2012 for us, was when they decided the routes of the cycling time trials and road races, and both the races were to be through where we live. In … Continue reading

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Apology Letters To Spouse

Hi Sweetheart, I am sorry about getting into an argument about putting up the Christmas lights. I guess that sometimes I feel like you are pushing me too hard when you want something. I realize that I was wrong and … Continue reading

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Long standing problem? Try Kneeling

I’m not good at getting on my knees.  It’s the one thing I really don’t ‘do’ I was raised a Catholic, and went to a Catholic convent secondary school. We studied the lives of the saints.  How they starved themselves, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge; Delicate Nanoscale work at Royal Holloway in the Clean Room

I love fiddly jobs, i like when i have to mend things invisibly, sometimes I think I should have been called Cinderella.  When I have to sort out hundreds of multicoloured beads into their individual colours, I don’t dread the … Continue reading

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Travel Theme; Transportation (London)

I took this photo a few weeks ago on a trip to London to renew my passport Although I have lived in London for nearly 25 years and all of my adult life, i still see London through the eyes … Continue reading

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Travel Theme; Transportation

I love cycling, and I love bicycles.  Here are some I’ve taken  on our travels, not all suitable for transportation! Addendum Another bike abroad, this time at the Rembrant Memorial in Amsterdam  C1995 🙂 To find out more about this … Continue reading

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