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Tuesday, December 04, 2018      5 comments

I jumped out of bed........ OK scratch that. I didn't jump at all. But after the last few days, it FELT like I was jumping even though I merely eased my way as per usual. I still have a bit of a snuffle. Oh and a wicked cough which seems... Read more
Monday, December 03, 2018      4 comments

Came to this morning and knew instantly I was over the worst of the rotten stinking cold. Within a nano second I realised my temperature was back to normal. Glory be! Then I heard one of the cats wheeze. They do that sometimes. Especially Wi... Read more
Power to the chilli
Sunday, December 02, 2018      4 comments

Woke up this morning and my head wasn't pounding. Hurrah! Nor are my eyes streaming now. Double hurrah! I'm still coughing and spluttering and chock full of cold but my temperature is almost back to normal. Hip, hip, hurrah! I reckon t... Read more
Splutter, wheeze, cough and sneeze
Saturday, December 01, 2018      4 comments

Woke up this morning still feeling rough. Head pounding, throat sore, eyes and nose streaming. You know the drill. It's a cold, it will pass but in the meantime it's miserable. On the upside I don't think my temperature is so high today - hop... Read more
Friday, November 30, 2018      4 comments

Were you following the Chess World Championship matches? I kept an eye on the results but didn't actually watch. 12 draws in 'classic' chess matches wouldn't exactly be enthralling viewing. Particularly when the opponents would be playing at ... Read more
The Wedding Of The Century - So there you have it.
Thursday, November 29, 2018      5 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. There were tears and surprises. ... Read more
The Wedding Of The Century - The morning after the night before
Wednesday, November 28, 2018      3 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. Midnight struck and like Cinderella, it was time for us to leave the ball. Time to go home? Oh no. Not us. The Bride and Groom, immediate fa... Read more
The Wedding Of The Century - I could have danced all night
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      5 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. Actually, I pretty much did. Arthur was obviously overwhelmed by the whole affair and barely reared his ugly head. Daughter bless her, had put... Read more
Three Free Meals and The Birthday Brunch Bunch
Monday, November 26, 2018      3 comments

These days it's very rare for me to eat out. Yet in the last 9 days I've done so on four occasions! Sunday 18th November Elaine and I did a car boot sale as I previously mentioned. On the drive home, Elaine inquired about my plans for lunc... Read more
Last of the 'Birthday Meat'
Sunday, November 25, 2018      2 comments

I mentioned on Thursday that I'd used the turkey I brought home from The Carvery to make macaroni cheese with turkey and Italian kale for my take on a Thanksgiving inspired meal. ... Read more
Saturday, November 24, 2018      5 comments

Daughter and I had a lunch date today. She was taking me to Wagamama's. We weren't sure on time though as she was having her hair done beforehand. So she sent me a f/b message saying I'll meet you at the house in 45 mins. Except she didn't s... Read more
Added to the mix
Friday, November 23, 2018      5 comments

Still no resolution over the 'Surveyor Problem'. I'm very conscious of the fact that next Tuesday [27th November] the mortgage company can put in a bailiff application to the Court which would lead to my being forcibly evicted and my house take... Read more
Giving Thanks
Thursday, November 22, 2018      3 comments

We don't have 'Thanksgiving' in the UK. We have Harvest Festival at the end of September/beginning of October but that isn't a holiday or family gathering. It's celebrated in Churches and Schools. People bring tins, packets, jars of food and ... Read more
Wednesday, November 21, 2018      4 comments

Today was my youngest son's 22nd birthday. How did that happen? Just a few weeks ago I was mother to three toddlers. Now I seem to have lost them. Instead I have three 20 somethings calling me mum. What's that all about? We went for... Read more
Monday, November 19, 2018      3 comments

I sorted it out. I fixed it. Me. Tizslim. Well sort of kind of at least. I'm talking about the flooding in the downstairs shower room and kitchen. You may recall I asked The Worker Friend to look at the isolator and make sure it was co... Read more

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