The interesting unpredictability of life

Just when you think you know what's happening, life/the Universe/fate steps in to give you another challenge. As Robert Burns knowingly stated: "The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry ..." We never got to the Cathedral Illuminated last night, so there'll be no gorgeous photos from Barry to share. I am hoping to … Continue reading The interesting unpredictability of life

Half way already and loving Lichfield

Hard to believe but today we're seven weeks into our fourteen week commitment with Calendar Club at The Three Spires Shopping Centre in Lichfield. Time sure does fly when you're having fun ... Barry and I are working surprisingly well together, sharing time in the shop and ensuring we each have regular time out. We … Continue reading Half way already and loving Lichfield

Setting up our Lichfield Calendar Club shop …

Yesterday afternoon we picked up the keys for 11, Bakers Lane, Three Spires Shopping Centre, Lichfield. How exciting! I had quite a number of retail jobs more years ago than I care to count - probably the longest one was working for Services Sound and Vision Corporation (SSVC) in the army camp in Bünde, West … Continue reading Setting up our Lichfield Calendar Club shop …

Huddlesford Heritage Gathering and Barry’s 20 Questions in Canal Boat

Amongst the 2,000 miles of interconnected navigable canal and rivers in England and Wales, there remains sections in the process of restoration - some more actively than others. Lichfield, a cathedral city (famous for it's three spires), is a short distance north east of Sutton Coldfield, where I grew up and raised my two children. … Continue reading Huddlesford Heritage Gathering and Barry’s 20 Questions in Canal Boat