Category Archives: diary

Two Years On : 2018 – 2020

It’s two years ago today that my Mum passed away. That text message will be forever etched in my mind as I felt the bottom drop out of my stomach and splash on the floor. I was glad I’d been … Continue reading

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Getting smart meters: Update

Well we had our first full bill on the new tariff and smart meters today. You may remember this post and my follow up Our little gizmo is similar to the one in the centre and lives in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Meals a poppin’

Earlier this week I mentioned that I intended to start taking pictures of my meals again as I found it a great tool for keeping me on track for SW. I am particularly concentrating on the veg portions more now: … Continue reading

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One-ders of the night

It has been a long and trying night. None of the team on either side has ever experienced games that were all (bar one) decided on double one, and as a result we were only halfway through our singles matches … 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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A different kind of Weight Watcher

I was listening to a radio programme yesterday where a woman was being interviewed about methods of weight loss. She was right when she said there was a lot of money to be made from the Diet Business, and although … 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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