Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lets here it for local shops

Today is the end of our month of non supermarket shopping in the main supermarkets.  Tomorrow we can go back if we want to.  But do we want to?  Well as I said in my last piece yes we are … Continue reading

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4 days to go and is it back to the big three?

4 days now to go till our supermarket ban is over so will we return to Tesco’s and Asda? Well yes and no.  No we won’t slavishly go there on a weekly basis but yes we will use it when we … Continue reading

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Its my birthday and I’ll smile if I want to.

Today is my birthday and today I am 42 years old!  Doesn’t seem any time since I was 40 or 30 or 21 or 18 or even 10 as my daughter is now.  Some people as the years go on … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

It has been a wonderful last few days in the Scottish Borders as I know it has been elsewhere in the UK which has raised my spirits.  Spring comes every year and every year it is a joy but this … Continue reading

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Half Way through the non supermarket month.

Well we have now reached the half way point in our month of not shopping at major supermarkets.  My son is very skeptical that we will make the month but I am feeling rather confident with two weeks left. There … Continue reading

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Escaping Pigs.

Gertrude and Oink have now been with us for nearly a week and in that short period of time have already made a name for themselves as the pigs of the great escape. We had had them for less than … Continue reading

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Hamish and I off on an adventure.

Was up at 6am this morning to take the dog out before setting out on an adventure with Hamish our new car.  Last time I walked the dog at 6am it was pitch black.  It was great to see it … Continue reading

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