Tag Archives: Country Market

It’s Christmas…

…and it’s wet and murky. The wonderful frosts came a week too early for us to even pretend to have a white Christmas. The garden was a wonderland and much more Christmassy than even driven snow would have felt. Today … Continue reading

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Fate of the rummage box or, how the green dot lived to fight another day

The first Country Market after Christmas was bound to be a slow affair, and in our efforts to discover what would appeal to the clientèle, we had over produced the Christmas card range. No problems, a great January clear-out with ‘can’t … Continue reading

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Backwards and forwards in true, poetic rhythm

Looking back I realise that 2011 was the year I became a poet. I’d been writing poetry for years before, but 2011 was the year I began to believe. Now, if asked, it is what I say I am – … Continue reading

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Second Christmas…supposedly under control!

One of the things about having ME/CFS is to survive everything has to be planned, every day paced to make a little energy go a long way. One of my rules is usually to do only one ‘activity’ every day. … Continue reading

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Christmas is here…twice in the next week!

The joys of running a Country Market stall  include many and various ‘Christmas Specials’. On Saturday we have been invited to decorate our stall ( which may amount to a whole ‘half’ table top) with appropriate material as well as … Continue reading

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Country Marketeer

Such an early start – we had strict instructions to be at the village hall by 8.30 in order to set up our stall. Well, that was about the only instruction we successfully followed. They were very patient with us, … Continue reading

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