Monthly Archives: June 2011

I Love Lucy Loving A Cosy

Well it’s one of my fave episodes of I Love Lucy. I’m a big fan of the show: The episode is ‘Lucy thinks Ricky is trying to murder her’, it’s not just that Lucille Ball is so funny, it’s the … Continue reading

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Vintage Ciggies

Well we like our vintage ads, but here’s one that certainly raises modern eyebrows: and yet I still think the dogs are super cute! The one in the background looks like he’s wishing the photographer would hurry up coz he’s … Continue reading

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Is you Is or Is you ain’t a Cosy?

These last few weeks I’ve been very much enjoying a programme called ‘Midsomer Murders’. The original series starred an actor called John Nettles and he was in it for 14 years playing DCI Tom Barnaby. I believe he’s just been … Continue reading

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Vintage Airbrushing

I was having a clear out and came across some vintage mags that I hadn’t seen in a while. I found this great ad in a 1934 Picturegoer, I guess it’s the old-fashioned version of air-brushing!

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Tell Me How You Live

I read this a while ago and I’ve been meaning to tell you about it. This is an Agatha Christie book like no other, it’s Agatha’s account of going on an archaeological dig with her husband Max. Having read her … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Sundays.

Hello, my BFF seems somewhat incredulous at my assertions that it is constantly raining over here in June. We had a couple of nice weeks in April but since then it’s rain, Glastonbury is going to be a wellie job … Continue reading

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Pondering Peculiar Postcards

Well I like old postcards. Preferably ones that have been written on. I guess because I’m nosey, the good thing is they are cheaper than the ‘mint’ condition ones. Every now and then I buy a job lot on E-bay … Continue reading

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I don’t Believe It!

Well you may remember a post I wrote about the debacle that was the first in Lorna Barrett’s cosy series, I pointed out that she had pinched the plot from Woody Allen’s ‘Manhattan Murder Mystery’. Well she’s got a new … Continue reading

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The Doggie Page

Hello again, well I’m back on my feet and all the software is up and running so here is the monthly doggie page from ‘Every Day with Rachael Ray’ magazine. I just love the mag, as well as the monthly … Continue reading

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