Category Archives: current events

Headline grabber: 18 Jan 2020

I’ve just seen this on Yahoo (link) Apart from the Andrex toilet rolls (I paid £3.75 for 9 in Tesco this month and they are actually the same price in Lidl at the moment) and Weetabix which was over £2 … Continue reading

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Well, did you ever!

After Tuesday’s fiasco of the elusive doubles and defeat, Hubby and I have been playing darts in our hall in the hope of improving my aim. We’ve been playing 301 down but double in, double out, so the score won’t … Continue reading

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Calling all doggy friends………………

Melanie from sparksfromacombustiblemind has sent Maggie a birthday cake! Thank you!!! By all accounts this is a special cake made for doggies from goodies they are allowed to have that are all doggy friendly. Maggie likes to share and so … Continue reading

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Humans and pets

I’ve had two instances of sad news today, one about a relative, and the other about a beloved pet. Other Brother rang me earlier to let me know a cousin had died a few days before Christmas. Apparently my uncle … Continue reading

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Heath check

It has been a really good day today in respect of eye health. Having managed to locate our lovely optician from before buying the boat, we both had eye tests today. As we are over 60 and NHS patients, our … Continue reading

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Change in meds

Dick, or any other cancer, should not have materialised on the meds I was on following my original surgery in October 2016, so once he was evicted last year and I was given the all clear in November, it was … Continue reading

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Getting the mind back in line

One of the hardest things I’ve found about dieting is getting back on it after a lull, rest, pause, holiday or stopping for whatever reason. You may well recall that I tried to ‘go-it-alone’ before rejoining Slimming World back in … Continue reading

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