Category: Humorous/Fun

Although the self isolation quizzes have come to an end, the blog is proud to present a new musical quiz provided by a friend living in Sheffield. This quiz will be ideal for those of us, who shall we say, go back a few musical decades. The quiz has 25 questions and all you have …

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Posted on: 3, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

When did you last hear a cuckoo? My wife and I last heard, and actually saw a cuckoo, on Risby Lane probably about 5 or 6 years ago. It was early evening and we had almost reached Halfpenny Cottage when we heard the songbird over in the woods. Once you hear a cuckoo you are …

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Posted on: 23, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

In the summer of 2017 two dangerous and fearsome  looking sharks took over our pond frightening the ducks and people alike Just when you thought it wasn’t safe to go back into the water, well now it is, thanks to a small group of fearless individuals known only as the Pond Liberation Front. An unidentified spokesperson …

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Posted on: 15, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

This quiz is called Staycation – Seaside Destinations. My wife and I found some of these a bit tricky, but nevertheless we persevered and got a few more. I must say No3 is quite delicious; this is not a clue! Once again thanks go to Selb who seems to be spending his lockdown devising these …

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Posted on: 8, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

The last quiz on Sweets proved extremely  popular with over 100 blog readers participating. I think one of the trickiest questions was No4; a few people suggested the answer was Curly Wurly, when in fact the answer was Refreshers. Well, never mind, another week in lockdown and another walkington-life quiz. This quiz was inspired by …

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Posted on: 5, June, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

Recently a  friend was chatting to her daughter about how the family were and she told her about her 14 year son. My friends grandson, like most 14 year olds, has to be reminded to shower and use deodorant!  The boy had gone into the shower and after finishing my friends daughter was listening for …

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Posted on: 1, June, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun