I’ve just spent the past half hour posting replies to comments on our local online newspaper. I use the term ‘newspaper’ lightly in this case. I have stopped buying and even reading, physical editions of the press. To me it seems a little one way. With a hard copy, or paper copy if you … Continue reading A little bit more ranting …
Well, after a lot of persuasion from Mrs H, I'm getting a new car. Yes my trusty and slightly rusty old Ford Ka is being consigned to the "part-exchangesphere". On Wednesday I will take ownership of a brand spanking new Hyundai i10. To be more accurate, both S**** and I are getting new cars. … Continue reading So what’s new …..
I think the interview went well. I did not get as tongue tied as I usually do. I don’t think they asked me any questions that I could not answer, but I didn’t seem to be talking a lot. I will find out on Friday. I got a bit of a surprise though. I thought … Continue reading Stressful day
So what has happened since the last time. Well not much really. I finally got a reply from Yorkshire Life magazine in answer to their appeal for bloggers about 'Village Life'. I am hopefully going to write a monthly blog for the magazine (think it is the online version) about the village I live in. … Continue reading Random post …..
Well, the eldest returned home on Saturday. Me and Mrs H, have been bringing bits and pieces back from his flat since early last week. Saturday was the 'move' day. It took three trips to shift everything home and by the end of the day, I was completely shattered !!!! However, it is quite amazing … Continue reading The prodigal returns
For the past 18 months or so, I have been using Windows Live Writer (WLW) as my blogging client. Why ???? Well it was free, it was easy to use and many people say it is the best client, working with WordPress (ya......shout out for WordPress.) However, since Monday or maybe Sunday, WLW has been … Continue reading Something new ……..
Another late night, last night. Or to be accurate, early morning !!! Eldest lad was up for his drama rehearsal and with R*** still on respite until Friday, Mrs H was up for going out to the pub again. We got back in around 23:45, had a coffee and a drink, then Mrs H went … Continue reading Another late one …..zzzzzzzzzzzz
The 'no drink in the house' project went as well as could be expected. We both did four days. I did go out on Wednesday for a couple, when S**** came up for his drama rehearsal and had a whiskey when we got back, but nothing in the the house until Friday. Did I … Continue reading So….it’s now the weekend
Opening night of the play today (Friday 16th). I think everyone is a bit nervous at the moment. Maybe a good thing. The PTA website/blog is up and running. I’ve blocked search engines, as I only want genuine people who are interested in the group.
Well we seem to have been here before !!!! I cannot see a repeat of the 2001 qualifier, but ……… a win would be nice. A win over Germany is always nice ! But did you see the tennis (never thought I would say that). The epic struggle between Inser and Mahut was amazing … Continue reading Goodbye Slovenia …. hello Germany !!!!
So here we are. A new Government and a 'new' type of politics. For my money, it has been clear from the very start, that Nick would be Dave's stooge, and dance to any tune. It most probably will be different at national level, but Leeds has had a Tory/Lib-Dem coalition for the past few … Continue reading A new era (or any other cliche)
Two late nights in a row !!!! I'm getting too old for this. Tuesday was, as usual, quiz-night. I had no intentions of going, as I sometimes feel a little out of place. Don't know why, as I'm always made very welcome. No wins on anything though, and the quiz was quite difficult. P** bought … Continue reading Late nights …..
A slight deviation from the norm. I am writing this whilst at work ! It not something I do often, but there is not a lot of point starting anything fresh at the moment. Another late night last night. Eldest had his first talk though of his play last night. After a few bumpy moments, … Continue reading Work blog
The backlash came as expected. He seems to keep things in his mind, pondering or worrying over them, until the bubble bursts. In this case, he woke up at 01:00am on Wednesday morning!! Now usually, he puts his TV on, with the sound turned right down, and goes back to sleep. This time, did … Continue reading Expected
It seems to have been a long week. Usually there are days when I struggle to fill the working days, and then other days, I struggle to fit all the work in. But this week, every day has been busy. Well, steady anyway. Youngest home from his adventure week today. From all accounts, … Continue reading … and so to the end of another week