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- My Old Bin I have this old galvanised bin that's been in the garde... 32 comments | 32.75 views per day
- My Missing Mouse Sometimes it's not as bad as you first think. I've been... 42 comments | 15 views per day
- Sofa Wrestling Every day lately, I seem to be sofa wrestling! I know p... 61 comments | 4.23 views per day
- The Big Breakfast It was such a nice start to the day last Tuesday that w... 72 comments | 3.28 views per day
- One Of Those Days Today seems to be turning into one of THOSE days. The s... 51 comments | 2.93 views per day
Benchman: My Alter Ego
- Moonlight Mile March 28, 2023When the wind blows and the rain feels cold, with a head full of snow….this is the opening line from a song called ‘Moonlight Mile’ by the Rolling Stones. It was one of the final tracks on their famous Sticky Fingers album of 1971. I have always loved the song and thought about how it… Read […]
- On The Edge February 2, 2023On the edge of what? The edge of life? The edge of the photo? Who knows? We all feel on the edge at times. It might be fun or it might be excruciating. Some days are better than others. Sometimes, being on the edge you may need a parachute. I don’t like being on the… Read […]
- A Quiet Moment November 23, 2022A quiet moment, no one about, peace all around when who should turn up? In the middle of nowhere, the last person on this earth you would expect to see. Never mind, it was an interesting chat and I wished him well on his journey as he did I. I love a quiet moment in… Read […]
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- The First Day January 3, 2022The First Day Sweet maiden’s first day serenades,Her promise for the year,A descant laced with hopeful song,Her landscape, flushed with... The post The First Day first appeared on Gloria Smud.
- Desperate Measures March 21, 2020Desperate Measures It’s not the great beer that draws us all here,It’s not classy wine that tastes so damn fine,It’s... The post Desperate Measures first appeared on Gloria Smud.
- The Best Apple December 17, 2019The Best Apple An apple hung upon a tree,It stood out from the rest.Ruby red, sun ripened skinI knew I’d... The post The Best Apple first appeared on Gloria Smud.
- Banana CakeBanana Cake A delicious cake and a great way to use any ripe bananas that might ...
- Vegetable Stew and SoupWhat could be better on a cold winters night than a bowl of home made ...
- Apple & Blackberry PieApple & Blackberry Pie We are fortunate to have an abundance of wild fruit growing where ...
- Banoffee PieBanoffee Pie Another naughty but nice desert. Home made Banoffee pie that we all enjoy especially ...
- Chocolate and Beetroot CakeRecipes I hope you look out for my recipes and they prove useful to you. I’m ...
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