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50 GB Pounds
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      2 comments

Is that a lot or a little? Money pounds I'm talking about - not weight pounds. For the last political fund raising meal I organised, I negotiated a price of £10 per person with the restaurant. That was for a three course meal plus coffee. O... Read more
Ode to Broccoli
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      3 comments

Broccoli oh broccoli with your stalks so knob-er-ly. How you bring such joy to me especially as you were free, even better than 12p the last amount I paid for thee. What better gift could there be than beautiful green broccoli? ... Read more
Dear Daisy
Monday, October 09, 2017      5 comments

Today is the anniversary of your birth. It's twenty years since you passed away, but still I think of you and smile. Even if I hadn't loved you for yourself, I'd have loved you for the happiness you brought my dear father. I believe that he a... Read more
Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

Cough. Splutter. Sniff. Shiver. Splutter. Sniff. Cough. Shiver. Splutter. You get the picture? I have a cold. Well to be precise, I'm coughing and sneezing, my throat is sore, my head is aching, my eyes are streaming, and I'm runn... Read more
Countdown - 22 weeks until
Friday, October 06, 2017      3 comments

THE Wedding of The Century The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be] has not had the best of weeks. However,The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be] ... Read more
Start as you mean to go on
Thursday, October 05, 2017      5 comments

An oft quoted phrase but one that is frequently good advice. So I did. Well, sort of. The day was running away with me Tuesday and I realised there wasn't many hours of daylight left. I pulled on my trainers, shrugged into my parka, grabbed ... Read more
Maybot Malfunction
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      1 comments

Nothing new there then eh? It's been one malfunction after another. But oh dear Theresa May - that didn't quite go to plan did it? Your big set piece 'conference speech' - the one where you'd reassert[?] your authority, get your cabinet under... Read more
October Options
Monday, October 02, 2017      4 comments

1) Carry on the same. 2) Hibernate. 3) Kick the cat 4) Try some alternatives 5) Set some goals 1 Is tedious. I'm bored with 1. Bored, bored, bored. Yawn. 2 Is tempting but impractical. Not to mention impossible given I'm a ra... Read more
Countdown - 23 weeks until
Saturday, September 30, 2017      3 comments

THE Wedding of The Century The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be] is a tad fed up with the on going grind. However, The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankin... Read more
A plan
Friday, September 29, 2017      5 comments

Weigh in this morning and yet again, no downward progress. Mostly these days it seems like my scales have one trajectory only - upwards. After much research, reading, investigating, evaluating, and assessing, I've come up with a plan. A cunni... Read more
5p a bag
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      4 comments

For many years, plastic carrier bags were given free when shopping in the UK. Most people would do their supermarket shop and fill countless bags. Everywhere you went you could see ruddy plastic bags trashing the joint. Sometimes it felt like... Read more
Worker Friend's Weekend Visit
Monday, September 25, 2017      0 comments

I've been AWOL the last few days. The Worker Friend visited for a long weekend. A social visit, not a working visit. He arrived Thursday afternoon. We were going to a Sleaford Mods gig in Brixton Friday, with another old friend of Clive's. P... Read more
Sushi - I got Sushi!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      5 comments

I went to the supermarket this evening for a few items, plus more 'sticker shopping'. Checked out the reduced bakery items. Didn't buy much as I have sufficient bread and rolls. I did buy a cherry pie and a rhubarb pie at 10 pence each becaus... Read more
Tracking on the Treadmill
Monday, September 18, 2017      4 comments

I wrote recently about my intention to get back on the Treadmill and to do 3 10 minute sessions per day. Truth be told, I found it irritating. So I upped the first two sessions as quickly as possible. Every minute I added, I deducted from the... Read more
Countdown - 25 weeks until
Sunday, September 17, 2017      2 comments

THE Wedding of The Century And I'm relieved to tell you that THE Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be], weighed in 3lb lighter on Friday. Hallelujah! A mere 29lbs to go. Nay sweat - dinna fash ye... Read more

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