From then to now … end of the dream …


After the initial ‘first night’ nerves we began to think that we were going to make something of ourselves.  Lunchtime service was working well and we were getting a slight increase in numbers. But it was the evenings that were starting to show. Wednesday was usually the poorest night, but then again nobody seemed to … Continue reading From then to now … end of the dream …

Quick update on the car issue…


As I mentioned, the car was going in to have the 'knocking' noise looked at. Knowing my luck, I was expecting it to be expensive. It had to be in the garage for 10:30 and we got it there for just after 10:00. It was booked in and we were told to go have a … Continue reading Quick update on the car issue…

One week later (or maybe a bit longer……..)


Well I’ve had the new car for just over a week, and it seems to be fine. Acceleration is not as good as the Ford, and handling at 70 mph needs full attention, but I’m quickly getting used to that. What will take a time is what I’ve been told is my ‘heavy clutch foot’. … Continue reading One week later (or maybe a bit longer……..)

Long time…no post


   As the title says, it’s been a long time since my last post. The holiday went much as expected. It seemed to take us until about half-way through the week, before we realised that R*** may have not been at his best. Stupid really ! He had just had a tooth extraction, on the … Continue reading Long time…no post

Another day off ….


   Yes, another day off on Wednesday. well it is my wedding anniversary, so i think I'm entitled. A reasonable day at work today. S**** appeared to be in a better mood than yesterday (I’m still flavour of the month) although still managing to be a pain. The migration from Lotus Notes to Outlook continues, … Continue reading Another day off ….

A good deal ..


   I got the car service and MOT done today. No major problems, except one with the rear suspension. Apparently ‘one of the bushes on one of the suspension arms had too much movement’ which partly failed the MOT. All gibberish to me, but it was a similar thing with the front suspension last year. … Continue reading A good deal ..

Well if that was the weekend ……


   Not a lot happened this weekend really. Youngest got through the day without any medication again. There was a couple of close calls, but when I look back on it, it was probably my fault. He probably just wanted his space.    Eldest came up for his drama rehearsal this afternoon. He was helping … Continue reading Well if that was the weekend ……