Tag Archives: settling in

Time management

When I was working, I had good time management skills. Everything got done and I never missed a deadline for my reports. Come retirement, some ten years ago now (I took it early when we left Poole and moved to … Continue reading

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It rains here too!

It’s raining. Hard. Heavy. The fat stuff. Had we purchased the bungalow in the road closer to the town, we would have a big pond outside the front door, and every time someone drove past, our car would have got … Continue reading

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Just passing by………………

Sometimes when you’re not particularly looking for something, an opportunity presents itself which is worth investigating. Yesterday, Hubby attacked our packing crates, and a lot of the linens and clothes were a little stale. It meant washing a few things … Continue reading

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October 7th, all caught up

Finally I am up to date with my diary of events since being off the air. Today has been another ‘it don’t work’ day, this time the shower. There are isolator switches on most of the water supply pipes here … Continue reading

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October 6th: we have hot water but no internet!

Our gas fitter/boiler man is a jack of all trades and a star. Up on the roof today he discovered a broken tile whilst fitting the new flue, and asked if we had any spare ones lying around. Naturally we … Continue reading

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October 5th entry

Maggie got us up once in the night, and I have a theory that it’s to do with the medication wearing off making her restless and anxious. Today, I gave her just under half a dose first thing and so … Continue reading

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Morning walk on the beach 4th October.

Both of us were walking Maggie just after 7am, and hope that a third night of interrupted sleep does not mean she’s got into a bad habit that needs to be broken. She obviously wasn’t feeling very sociable as she … Continue reading

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Oct 3rd: new house

Hubby collected Maggie at 3.30 yesterday. The vet didn’t take the lump out as apparently it would leave too big a hole and might be unnecessary, hence just the biopsy. She was already dosed up so I gave her a … Continue reading

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Oct 2: new home

I’ve had one of the roughest nights for ages thanks to this annoying cough that has manifested itself shortly after having my flu jab a couple of weeks ago. Around this time of year, I always get a cough, but … Continue reading

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Oct 1st: new house

In days of old, Sunday was a day of rest, but at the moment it’s a case of getting on with the rest of it. First of October today, the start of a new month, so much to do and … Continue reading

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