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After a few 'unwanted and unnecessary e-mails I'm sorry, but to place a comment you will now have to become a 'FOLLOWER" - People can be and are nasty creatures.
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I'm to be found on 'Facebook' as 'Ian Mitchell' and......
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A little trip through life

Come and take a little trip with me - through my life and with a few other people as well.....You can listen to the music if you don't like the photos....!
Jan/ian (Mr le Marquis - Iwmpop ) Personal Slideshow: Ian’s trip from Le Creusot, Burgundy, France to Nîmes was created by TripAdvisor. See another Nîmes slideshow. Create your own stunning slideshow with our free photo slideshow maker.

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Just a small Victory!

Never thought I'd see them!It's spring, it's 25C (all of a sudden), but a little bit cloud-covered, it's Easter Sunday, and I've eaten my roast lamb and new potatoes, asparagus fresh from the fields, and I've had a LITTLE victory, because it's an Easter Sunday which I doubted, many times, ever to see!
No doubt life has many a nasty surprise in store for me, but for the moment I'm winning!
When I returned after my first 2 weeks of heart treatment, I was rather surprised to find myself in my own little world, free to leave or to do what I pleased, with the obvious consequences. Just the fact of being able to NOT do things was a novelty.
Seasons come, seasons go, so do we!
I opened the kitchen window, and found that I was entitled to look at the end result of some bulb planting, many months ago. I had never counted on seeing these tulips, not really, but there they were, and there they still are, as I write!

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