Tag Archives: oops

The Robin Hood Droop

As you know, Hubby and I have a dartboard up in the hall and I get thrashed more often than not. I miss my Tuesday night games, but it is unclear if the league will resume this year. A lot … Continue reading

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Looks like being a perfect day……….. so what happened?

The day started off brilliantly. Hubby had a good night’s sleep, his blood pressure has settled down, and he was experiencing no reflux. In my corner, I’d slept pretty OK (after about 1.30 am), the dog had performed in the … Continue reading

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Pop and you’re wet

Hubby asked me to water the garden today. Not a problem, especially as we now have one of these super-duper hoses that don’t kink and grows to 3 times its original size. Hubby used it the day we bought it, … Continue reading

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Wishy washy, all dry

We were lucky in that the previous home owners decided to leave us the washing machine in the kitchen. It saved us about two hundred pounds, which as things turned out, has been a bit of a life saver in … Continue reading

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My other job is………..

Anyone remember the days of The Secret Shopper, where people were hired to frequent certain business outlets and report on service and the like? Hubby applied for such a job but was turned down, but sometimes I wonder if they … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and the Naughty.

I got caught out on this one. I love quiche, and as Hubby fancied simply soup and a couple of bread rolls for his main meal today, I thought I’d have something I didn’t have to cook for a change. … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s better to do nothing.

It’s chucking it down with rain again today and it’s all our fault. It always happens when we do one of three things: Wash the windows, Wash the car, and now Wash the boat, which is what we did on … Continue reading

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Weigh in Week Two

Not so good this week I’m afraid, in fact between us we have gained almost a kilo. I could make all sorts of excuses, but the crux of the matter is nobody forced us to eat the stuff, so we … Continue reading

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Loss of a pound

Those of you familiar with my blog will know that we try not to waste anything, especially money. In the cottage at the end of our back corridor was floor to ceiling shelving full of DVDs and videos. Like our … Continue reading

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Oh Boy, did we get that wrong

Having been so pleased with ourselves for fitting a door curtain at the helm end to stop the draught, we have discovered it was not such a good idea after all. The good news is that we had only forked … Continue reading

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