A stitch in time

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I've not blogged for ages — other things in life took over and to cut a long story short — a month or so ago I found a lump in my breast, this and other areas of thr same breast were diagnosed as cancer. Just over a week ago I underwent surgery to remove the left breast and reconstruct. In consequence I'm now on enforced "box rest" (technical term that most horse lovers will know well). For the first few days this was ok — a combination of 2 general anesthetics in one week and some pretty heavy duty pain killers pretty much knocked me out. Now I'm getting restless — by the end of this week I reckon I'll probably be crawling the walls and Angus will be heard muttering the word "intolerable" under his breath. But — since I seem to have more stiches than a hand made quilt I have to be really careful so I'm having a couple of weeks away from the marina. A few things seem to be happening in my absence....no-one is still sure about what I actually do all day ;) everyone is coping fine and the "wheels haven't come off" and Sam has proclaimed himself "Marina Overlord"! At this rate I'm not sure they'll actually want me back...

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Janet: Mon 19 Aug

Nantwich Food Festival (Aug 30 — Sep 1) will be buzzing this year with all the great Chef demonstrations.Festival Director, Andrew Martin says "Nantwich Food Festival is unique in providing such high quality entertainment free to visitors. I am thrilled to confirm the wonderful line-up of 4 Celebrity Chefs who will be demonstrating at the Civic Hall".Kick-starting the Festival, and...

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Carol: Sun 11 Aug 12:01pm

THE OVERWATER BIG FISH 'N' CHIP SUPPER QUIZ FRIDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 7PM — 10.30PM Join us in the marquee to start off our RNLI Festival weekend with a fish 'n' chip supper and our quiz night all rolled into one. Tickets £10 each. Includes meal and entry to quiz. Bring a bottle and glasses. Advanced prepaid tickets only...

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Sam: Tue 30 Jul

Our RNLI FestivalĀ is fast approaching and we are looking forward to another fantastic weekend. It is a two day festival with events and activities which include the Boatshare Boat Show (both days), our Saturday night 'bit of a do' featuring the Funky Choir and the wonderful singer Lucy Barlow. Sunday events include the popular Raft Race, barkingly great dog show, ferret racing and the...

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