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Peace on Earth

Today is International Day of Peace and this got me thinking about peace. I find it easy to pray for peace when I’m thinking about war-torn countries or those living in other very stressful and traumatic circumstances but I think one of the things we all strive for is peace: an end to the second guessing… Continue reading Peace on Earth

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For sale

I have a few items for sale - thought I'd try putting them on here! If you're interested let me know in the comments or get in touch another way. Open to offers on all. Black LK Bennett Dress size 16 £45 Fully lined and dry cleaned with cap sleeves and a square neckline. Knee… Continue reading For sale

Friends and family, Life, Thankfulness, Uncategorized

The Importance of Celebrating

This week has been one of the more emotional as the Staley family gathered together to say goodbye to Great Aunty Joan. She had indeed been a great aunty to her nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces during her 94 years of life. Of my 8 cousins most of us were there, plus our… Continue reading The Importance of Celebrating

Friends and family, Life, Thankfulness, Uncategorized

A Tribute to Aunty Joan by Peter Staley

Aunty Joan, or as most of her us called her at one time or another “Aunty Bones”, was born 94 years ago. She had three immediate sisters, 8 step sisters and umpteen cousins, nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces. My earliest recollection is the tin bath in front of the fire at Nanny Mills'… Continue reading A Tribute to Aunty Joan by Peter Staley