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Sugar addict

Thursday, February 04, 2016      6 comments

I recently bought my first Smartphone. I have never really felt the need for one before. But Daughter left home and occasionally sends photos that I wasn't able to open on my dumbphone. Then Hubby showed me an app that he had downloaded on to... Read more

New kitchen...

Sunday, January 17, 2016      5 comments

By popular request (thanks New-Caz) here are a couple of photos of my new kitchen. I don't have any of the old kitchen. But it was very bland with brown units, brown worktops and a brown floor. We installed it ourselves 13 years ago and reali... Read more

2015 recap and goals for 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016      6 comments

Greetings and Happy New Year to everyone. emoticon I have just read the post I wrote this time last year a... Read more

Warning to car drivers....

Sunday, December 06, 2015      7 comments

Look out for little animals ... v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v ... Read more

Bit of a shocker :-((

Friday, November 27, 2015      6 comments

Well I have just been for the results of my recent NHS blood checks. This is a really excellent free service still available to us here in the UK at a time of austerity. The thinking is definitely prevention is better (and cheaper) than cure. ... Read more

9, 1, 5, 9, 9, 1, 5, 9........

Wednesday, November 18, 2015      5 comments

...those numbers have controlled my waking hours for 8 of the last 12 weeks. emoticon They were the times I ... Read more

Second sight....

Thursday, October 22, 2015      4 comments

emoticon my second, delayed eye op took place yesterday and it seems to have gone well. Read more

A bit more about me...

Tuesday, September 08, 2015      3 comments

THANKS FOR THE IDEA NEW-CAZ Where is your cell phone? NEXT TO MY LAP TOP Spouse? YES Your hair? 10% BRUNETTE, 90% GREY Your mother? ALIVE AND KICKING Your father? SADLY DEPARTED Your favorite thing? A GOOD BOOK ... Read more

Oh nooooo!!!!!....

Friday, September 04, 2015      5 comments

Well my first eye op went well yesterday. Hubby took a photo of me when I came home. But I am definitely not looking my best in it. So it will go into the family archives and won't be published online to scare anybody! I took the bandage... Read more

60th birthday celebrations....warning: photo heavy!

Monday, August 17, 2015      9 comments

My biggy 60th birthday was last week and I decided to celebrate it over several days as it is quite a milestone. I did things that I have been meaning to do for some time. SO....I had a family meal in the Shard, visited Holmfirth in West... Read more

A fat weekend....?

Wednesday, June 24, 2015      4 comments

I just had a brilliant weekend in Dublin....meeting up with distant family and introducing Daughter's boyfriend to Ireland for the first time. emoticonRead more

Blown it, but not all bad news.....

Friday, April 03, 2015      6 comments

Well, I knew Easter would be a challenging time to give up chocolate. I even told the people who were likely to buy me an Easter egg that I didn't want one this year. Then daft Husband gives me a small box of Maltesers and even dafter me opens... Read more

Saying NO to chocolate....

Sunday, March 29, 2015      5 comments

I started a Spark streak a while ago. It measured how many weeks I could last without chocolate. Well, I never managed a full week. I often managed 6 days out of 7, so I wasn't too perturbed about it. It compared to eating chocolate EVERY da... Read more

2014 recap and goals for 2015...

Thursday, January 01, 2015      4 comments

I just reread the blog post I wrote at the beginning of 2014. I started by saying that 2013 had passed in a blur of sameness and I ended by vowing to go to the gym at least 3 times per week. Well, 2014 went fairly quickly as well but there... Read more

Santa comes from the North Pole

Saturday, December 20, 2014      6 comments

Recently on tv there was a trailer advertising a forthcoming programme. Two children were having a conversation as follows: Child 1: Santa comes from the North Pole. Child 2: There's no such thing as the North Pole. It sounded lik... Read more

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