Annette George

Magical Music

Apr 20th, 2018 | By

  Music is my drug of choice. It can lift my spirits, make me cry, laugh, love and return me to my youth and make me feel young again. I have broad musical tastes too, from classical to reggae it is the spice of life. I read a quote by the wonderful, and hugely missed,

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Which Witch is Which?

Mar 17th, 2018 | By

  I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t a Christian. I attended a Church of England Primary School, and although you wouldn’t find my parents and I in church every Sunday, my maternal grandparents were ardent church goers and enthusiastic hymn singers. I still can’t make it through certain hymns without tearing up, hearing

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Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

Well m’dears, another month has passed us by. July has been a blaze of golden glory. Such wonderful summer weather, the likes of which have not been seen since 1976. Day upon day of blue skies, we became complacent and soon began to moan it was too hot and yet just a few weeks before

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Jul 9th, 2013 | By

July, we’re really into Summer now. How I used to yearn for July to come around as a youngster as it was the beginning of the school holidays. Six whole weeks of blissful lie ins, and a nightmare for my parents. How those days used to stretch out before us. Now it seems as though

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Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

As the summer’s sun is shining we sit here wining and dining Lord and Lady we thank thee for to our health and happiness you see. Silja June is a busy month in our household. Not only does it mark the end of the exam season for my daughter, it is also her birthday. This

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Ne’er cast a clout till May be out

Apr 30th, 2013 | By

April has certainly lived up to its reputation as a month of showers, however I don’t remember anyone mentioning howling gales. It brought those one after another, the poor tree’s were shaken and taken aback I think. One moment they were covered in frost and snow the next they were being battered by storm force

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Mar 30th, 2013 | By

“The April rain, the April rain, Comes slanting down in fitful showers, Then from the furrow shoots the grain, And banks are fledged with nestling flowers; And in grey shawl and woodland bowers The cuckoo through the April rain Calls once again.” – Mathilde Blind, April Rain  April showers, well its the first thing that

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Feb 26th, 2013 | By

“The March wind roars Like a lion in the sky, And makes us shiver As he passes by. When winds are soft, And the days are warm and clear, Just like a gentle lamb, Then spring is here.” – Author Unknown How quickly the wheel of the year is turning. Here we are fast approaching

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Jan 28th, 2013 | By

I have the privilege of living in the Highlands of Scotland in a small cottage up in the brae’s with the wide blue of the Moray Firth to my left and snow capped mountains to my right. I can sit in the window and be bathed in golden sunlight while watching the rain being blown

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