Interesting days …


Yesterday was a day I was a little apprehensive about. I was meeting up with an old school friend for lunch. We have met a couple of times over the past few years, but I seem to have been trying to avoid meeting again. I can’t say why. We both get on together. We have … Continue reading Interesting days …

It’s been a while …


Well 10 days anyway. Nothing much to say really. My fourth, annual ‘op anniversary’ passed without any fuss. In fact it was spent working in the garden. What else … oh yes we updated our satellite television\telephone\broadband subscription. I have to admit, I was a little worried about this, given that when he’s at home, … Continue reading It’s been a while …

Is it a scam …?


Yesterday, I received an email direct to my WordPress email from an organisation that calls itself  ‘My Trending Stories’. Having a quick look on their website, it seems that they collect posts from various people on various subjects. The email drops a few flattering phrases into the body, such as “...and strongly admire the content. … Continue reading Is it a scam …?

Worrying day, going well …


I was going to have a go at with the new Writing Prompt app today (might still do later) but things that we were expecting to go bad, didn’t. I shall elaborate. Mrs H*** decide, some time ago, that she wanted the rendering on the outside walls replacing. It has become damaged somewhat, and the … Continue reading Worrying day, going well …

Motivational photo ….. 1st go


Well it was my intention to start this thing on Monday 16th, but I have a photo and it's given me something to say, so why wait? The photo is the beginnings of my lunch for Monday. Basically it's pasta with some bits of beef, mushroom, onion, carrot and mixed salad leaves. There is a … Continue reading Motivational photo ….. 1st go

Getting back to normal (or as normal as it gets)


     After surviving Christmas, the next task was to get through New Years Eve. We did!! R*** was on respite, as he struggles with the NYE fireworks. It’s not the fireworks themselves that are the problem, it’s the randomness of the explosions coupled with the unexpectedness, if that’s the word I’m looking for. So he … Continue reading Getting back to normal (or as normal as it gets)

A little bit more ranting …


     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 …