Quick Jobs - or how to keep going.
My 'worker friend' came for a brief visit. He'd been to visit one of his sisters and arrived here Thursday evening. Treated me to dinner [a takeaway] plus some wine. He left late afternoon Friday to meet up with friends in London. I was invit... Read more
A tale of two Countries
Two and a half years ago, my daughter visited friends in America. On the flight, she was in quite a bit of pain and her mouth swelled up. When she arrived, her hosts took her to the Dr and then to the hospital/clinic. She had a mouth infectio... Read more
I'm waiting for information and replies to emails at the moment that one way or another, will have a huge impact on my future. So, I'm really not in the mood to write much of a blog. However, I thought I'd share this with you......
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I was going to entitle this blog 'Foolish Woman' but I know I wouldn't call someone else a 'foolish woman' so why address myself that way - even in a light hearted manner? Then I thought I'd call it 'That was silly' but actually, under the same... Read more
Today would have been................
..................my wedding anniversary. Scrub that. Today IS [yesterday now] my wedding anniversary. Though obviously I don't celebrate as we divorced some years ago. Yet still, it is the anniversary of the day I got married. 24 years ag... Read more
If you read my previous blog entry, you may have thought there was a slight technical hitch. After all, I was starting on 'Shine it Sunday'. And how could I shine anything with all the clutter that's in the way? That dear Sparklers, was why my... Read more
OK I know I keep on about de cluttering and sorting this house out. But that's because it is such an issue for me. In one of her recent blogs, Maringal suggested a method for easily doing one drawer at a time. The odd thing is, most of my cup... Read more
Two too many!
Birthdays that is. Not mine. Although thinking about it - I certainly feel I've had 'too many birthdays'. Still, that can't be helped - no way to turn the clock back that far!
No, I'm referring to other peoples birthday celebrations. ... Read more
Anyone for Tennis?
As I'm sure some of you may recall [due to my banging on about it], last week [Monday 14th November], I went to the WTF at the O2. My children and future son in law had bought the tickets for my birthday so I'd been looking forward to it since ... Read more
Que sera sera
Quite some time ago I wrote about the problems regarding my house. The mortgage officially ended in March at which point as it was an endowment mortgage, there was 75 thousand pounds to pay. Needless to say I didn't and don't have 75 thousand p... Read more
Death of a Ladies Man
After my usual morning routine, the first thing I read today regarding 'news' was that Leonard Cohen had died. I let out a loud anguished cry of "NOoooooooooooooooo"! Some people notice I don't use 'Lol'. Well very rarely, and only if I have ... Read more
Dumb and Dumber?
Then again, who knows...............
Bright bl... Read more
A tad excited
I can't remember if I mentioned that back in April, my children and my future SIL bought tickets for the World Tour Finals for my birthday. Naturally I was delighted and excited. Of course I get more excited as the date gets closer. I will be... Read more
Remember remember the 5th of November
For 510 years we have remembered and celebrated 'Guy Fawkes Night' in the UK. I see no reason why gunpowder and treason should ever be forgot - so the rhyme goes.
"Remember remember the fifth of November
Gunpowder, treason and plot.
I ... Read more
Monday is my weigh in day. As usual this morning, I got up, put the kettle on, went to the loo, fed the cats, made my tea, and stepped on the scale. Only to step off again. And on. And off. And on etc. Until in the end I had to accept wh... Read more