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Here we are at the end of October and beginning of November and only 54 days til Christmas :). So as well as my days out and travels, of course there have been incidental bits and bobs to catch along the way.

At the beginning of the month I travelled to the Scottish Border land to see a client in a little seaside village called Eyemouth, and took a few shots with my Eyephone πŸ™‚ It was a lovely blue sky day, with lots of shadows and contrasts.







We had a couple more blue sky days before it all went a bit meh, and I got a coupleΒ of the trees around where I live..



and that was the last of the nice days. So of course I then had to resort to taking pictures of the cats.

First a study of Storm sitting in the sunlight coming through the kitchen window,

feed me now!

feed me now!





and Skye in the conservatory



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and maybe just one more of Storm πŸ™‚


Milky Mouth

Storm absolutely loves cat milk, I’ve never given cats milk before, only water, but this is special milk made for cats and they were brought up with it by the previous owner so we give them a little for a treat now and then.

We had a visit from our grandson..


You may remember from a previous bits and bobs, that Phil’s socks clone themselves in my washing machine, Β while I discovered mine halve themselves, not a pair amongst them!


I bought a new Salt & Pepper set when I was on the ferry back from Holland,

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Salt & Pepper being patriotic

One of the blogs I follow is a cartoonist called Tony, who is currently putting up collector cards of his characters..he’s very funny and you can check his site out HERE


I wanted to show the before and after pictures of our new patio in the back garden, but rain has prevented the builder chaps from completing it as yet, so that will have to be in November’s bits and bobs. It’s looking fab so far.

And yesterday was halloween! I carved a pumpkin, got lots of sweeties in for the trick & treaters, and then took pictures of them all when they came to the door.

First though my lovely hairdresser Kendal came over to do bits to me..



My pumpkin..


looks a bit of a mess with my biro going wrong, but it looked OK in the dark


The ToT’s had some fab costumes, these first 2 are out of focus, but you get the drift, the rest are OK πŸ™‚






and my favourite…

mini mummy

mini mummy

and to finish this set of bits & bobs, the only sunset I managed..


I have such a busy work week coming, working late everyday and working one of my days off too, grit your teeth and crack on sort of a week, so best get everything ready to go..

laters gaters











23 comments on “The Sunday Fraggle report~ bits and bobs

  1. kmSalvatore says:

    Wow, that’s a lot of bits and bobs;) I loved seeing you trip, looks like a quaint place for sure.. Great feline shots Skye is truly your muse;)
    Love the S. And P shakers. Our friend in Ohio would absolutly go crazy for them;)!
    I have a pumpkin on the front stop but I didn’t carve it. Great bunch of kids;)
    And I love love the sky shot!!!
    Well I hope your week isn’t to to bad:( I off to Bflo, to take care of my Mom. And then go shot toying with my brother inLaw…woohoo…my reward. Ok I’m outta here πŸ˜‰

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    1. cheers Kathy have fun with your BIL and Mom. πŸ™‚

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  2. Love the trick or treating shots, feel like I am at my own door (except I didn’t get any because I am too far out)…and the cats too. Love cats me.

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    1. What no neighbours with kids?? Heaven! πŸ™‚


  3. Francis.R. says:

    I love the blues in your skies, glad to see you had a wonderful Halloween πŸ™‚

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    1. Well not wonderful really, but fun to see the kiddies dressed up. In truth it was all over by 7.30pm and then life carried on as normal. 😊

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      1. Francis.R. says:

        Normal in fragglerocking world to me is amazing πŸ˜‰ I just went out to buy some bread, lol.

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        1. πŸ˜€ bread’s good πŸ™‚

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  4. -N- says:

    Pretty nice stuff . . . so many interesting things to do and see! Happy Halloweenie!


    1. thanks, back to work now 😦


  5. Jay says:

    I am steadfastly NOT counting down til Christmas.
    We had 161 trick or treaters on Saturday, who kept us on our toes. We had pumpkins but not a moment to carve them. They did the trick.
    I hope your week goes better than you think. Good luck.

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    1. thanks Jay, 161 is amazing! Day 1 and it can only get better as it couldn’t be much worse! Keeping a happy face on. Ish. πŸ™‚


  6. lolabees says:

    I guess bits and bobs gets some bits and bobs comments… so nice to see blue sky there, I especially love the changing colors of the leaves on a sunny day, and those are some serious cat whiskers!!

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    1. Cheers Lola πŸ™‚


  7. melissajane14 says:

    I learn such interesting phrases by reading your blog!
    Storm is an amazing model. I love the black and white photo of her. The light reflecting off of her fur is electric πŸ™‚
    I love the fall colors and the jack-o-lantern in the dark, and I’m sorry to hear about your socks. Hang onto them because when their mates come back from that alternate sock dimension, you want to be able to match them back up πŸ™‚

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    1. Haha, some of them have been abandoned for a few years now, but we live in hope πŸ™‚

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  8. Hehe i love that you’re counting down until christmas, I do that too!! Also beautiful shots, I LOVE THE ONES OF STORMY OMGGGGG!!!

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    1. she is a beauty isn’t she? you would not believe she has a terminal illness to look at her.


  9. Nice calavera catrina in amongst there!

    I also love the shot of the toy cars.

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  10. Great photographs! I have to laugh about the socks. Just this morning I was lamenting my pile of lonely only socks. Where do they go? Enjoyed the post.

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  11. steviegill says:

    Storm reminds of my family’s cat who I grew up with, little Charlie. Sob, still haven’t gotten over his death…


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