Category Archives: current events

So much for a quiet day

Following on from my post yesterday in respect of the Adblue for the car. Hubby has topped up the reservoir and it took another eight litres. Having now put in twelve, and a full reservoir is apparently sufficient for twelve … Continue reading

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Today is Friday 21st January

For those of you not aware, today is also National Hug Day. National Hug Day was created by Reverend Kevin Zaborney in Caro, Michigan in 1986 as an antidote to the reverend’s perception that many American were afraid to display … Continue reading

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Such a sweet treat

OK, I admit it. I’ve succumbed and reached for the chocolate covered marzipan for a sweet treat. Sad news is that the bar is 175g not 125g as I thought, and each 25g attracts 5½ syns. However, to show willing … Continue reading

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Saturday Swapit #1

It’s Saturday and the year is a week old. Last week I put out feelers for Saturday Swapit and got some positive response. If you want to join in, write a post about your efforts this past week and any … Continue reading

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Hospital Waiting Room

This is a peeve on Friday rather than Monday. Hubby had his eye appointment today and things did not go exactly as one would expect. We arrived at 10.20, so plenty of time for his appointment at 10.35. I stayed … Continue reading

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Our walk in the woods : 2nd January

The car park today was packed, and I mean PACKED. In all the years we have been to the woods, we have never known it to be as busy as it was today. I was turning the car round to … Continue reading

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Only the Brave

Yesterday at 10am saw some enthusiastic people go into the water in aid of the local RNLI.  Hubby looked up the water temperature when we got home and the North Sea was around 7º C (44.6 F). with land temperatures … Continue reading

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Today is New Year’s Day

It’s 1.15 in the afternoon and we have just finished lunch. I found some sausages at the bottom of the meat drawer so we’ve had those with mash and beans. I was ready for it. We saw the New Year … Continue reading

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Boom, Pop, Bang

Fireworks have been going off around us intermittently since about 6pm and it is now half past 8. The most recent lot lit up the entire back bedroom. We are having a quiet (LOL) night in with The Incredibles and … Continue reading

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Today is Friday 31st December

It’s New Year’s Eve and our day has started grey and blowy. No rain is forecast though, so all being well we’ll be able to get out for a walk shortly. Today is Spring Cleaning Day, and I’m also going … Continue reading

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