Category Archives: miscellaneous

Sketches to warm your heart

I had my pension newsletter the other day and this picture was in it. The narrative is part of Her Majesty’s Covid speech: ‘We will be with our friends again, we will be with our families again, we will meet … Continue reading

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Carnival 2022

Carnival Day today so we legged it up the road to see the parade. Maya was not bad at all with the crowds, noise and other dogs, though she got a little bemused by the lobster. The walk there and … Continue reading

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Scam Alert: Government Grant

I received a text message yesterday from Gov-UK saying I was entitled to a £400 energy discount grant and to apply, go to a listed link. The majority of households in the UK are all entitled to this grant as … Continue reading

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How typical: the Government missing the point.

I have a Monday Peeve Paula! I have just read this and shake my head in disbelief. No need to cut energy use and no risk of winter blackouts, No 10 tells public (source) As a light user consumer, the … Continue reading

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Wish they’d updated their website!!!

As we were sitting in the lounge after lunch, we heard a rather meaty engine in the skies and looked at our watches. Only 1.30, so not the Dakota, but we went outside when we realised it was the Hurricane … Continue reading

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Can’t get going

It has been one of those days when I had intended to do something but it didn’t work out that way. I had a lie in this morning which was much needed after three early starts seeing to Maya, though … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Training

Sunday 10th April 2022 Today was Maya’s introduction to professional training. We had first come to know of Graham having met his wife and her sister outside the Co-op with two beautiful GSDs last year. I asked if they were … Continue reading

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Today is Wednesday 13th April

Today is day three without our internet connection and a landline. We are convinced it is simply a case of them not switching us on at their end, though it is a worry that they can find no record of … Continue reading

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We’re back!

Written Monday 11th April We were supposed to go live today 11th April, except we didn’t. What a joke and I hope this is not a sign of things to come as we are signed on for 2 years at … Continue reading

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Off the Air: 10th April

Some of my regular readers may be aware that after a disastrous farce with our current broadband provider (four hours on hold is not acceptable and now the b******s have charged us £11.22 for wasting MY time), we have kicked … Continue reading

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