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Wind Changed

Just a sec, I’m adjusting my draws ….. Not those draws *rolleyes* get your minds out of my Bridget Jones’s, I am referring to my bedroom draws (this sounds worse), the clothing draws, time to put the summer attire towards the back and bring the jumpers to the front. It seems to have come about all of a sudden, to think that on the 1st of the month I woke up in an unheated room, under just a sheet and the window was open – okay so this was in London but still. Last night I was under my 13.5 tog duvet and brushed cotton sheets, my arms encased in my thermal sleeves as I read my kindle.  For some reason I am coldest in the afternoon, right now (1pm) I have my cardigan on over my jumper and will shortly turn on my craft lamp but my hands are still freezing blocks.

So, what’s been occurring ……. Not much really. I have a to-do list for the weekend centred around the website, mostly picture editing and new album uploading, as well as a couple of page edits.  Trying to get my head into Christmas shopping, the mini-monsters are sort of sorted, it is the adults that are drawing a blank. I have one thing on my own list and that was a struggle.

My old HP printer decided it no longer wanted to oblige, so I spent days sourcing a new printer. Would never have believed it would be so complicated. Amazon in window one, my ink cartridge site in another window so I could check refills costs, then in the third window the user manual so I could see if it had basic functions to comply with my needs, such as print various paper sizes and was it a front loader or rear loaded for paper. Really the single photo showing an a4 sized printed photo in the tray tells you nothing. Settled on a cannon, so far so good, although I am yet to print a photo.

The year seems to be hurtling to a close, I am sure time has gone metric, 5 day weeks and 2week months, yesterday was just August, wasn’t it?  

It can be quite difficult coming up with creative, entertaining blogs when your general day to day is incredibly mundane and solitary, I sort of understand why some blog about their pet lives.

Decimate is on, time to tax the little grey cells, and warm my hands on the iPad (by holding it), lol it’s a glamorous life!


Posted by on October 14, 2016 in General, Grumble, Life, Projects, Tech, Website


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Poor Report

Remember my energetic enthusiasm and dogged determination to tackle the trickery on my languishing list of taunting tasks? Oh you do, surely? No!

This one – I’ve added the progress…..

  • Re-catalogue Mac/pad photos – sort of almost done
  • Back ups, time machine + general folders – errr, hmm 😦
  • Web work list, review all pages – that has been done, phew
  • Web work, rework all video pages – I meant to but 😦
  • Finish the crochet shawl – about that 😦
  • Declutter desk draws thoroughly – welllllll 😦
  • Declutter bedside draw – this isn’t going well 😦
  • Make BFF stay jobs list – it’s in my head, kinda 😦

Not looking good is it …….

A sign of my times. For a few days my internet was up and down more than a pair of whores draws! I reported it to my provider and they are fixing it (infact it looks like it might be fixed, fingers-crossed).  I created a jovial poster for a friend, but the printer is out of ink and out of paper *sigh*.  I forgot to record a film on TV that I really was looking forward to watching, which annoyed me because usually films these days are repeated over and over on other channels, only to discover I already have the DVD. 

At least I didn’t wash my clothes using a dishwasher tablet!


Posted by on August 13, 2016 in General, Life, Projects, Website


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Coffee Trouble

If there is something I look forward to each day, it is that first sip of hot stimulating slightly steaming coffee. It has a significant psychological effect, it wakes the mind, marks the start, warms the body, improves the mood.

There are days where that first brew is delayed, now I’m not a sour grouch without my coffee, but I do miss that piece of routine. The late cup is still felt the same, but the second never does quite.

My BFF is coming to play stay for a few days. I’ve been putting together our menu and having a minor panic that the light mayo was not included in the grocery delivery and whether to get another can of new potatoes. We all do these things, as a guest I would be saying “Don’t worry, don’t go to any great trouble”, as a host my mind is going “I need to sort this, get that, prepare for, etc”.  Tomorrow morning Big Sis and I will get her from the airport (okay, well we are detouring for a MacD’s breakfast, that’s still cheaper than airport parking), none of us can wait.

I’m starting a new crochet project, something I’ve never tackled before, I’m in the mixed place of excited but also nervous it will not turn out right. The pattern is blog instructions so not exactly specific, there is a degree of winging it. My BFF is my crochet guru, so I am hoping between us we can sort it. 

I’ve started a second blog, back in my old days of BCUK there was a group that I was a member of and with the site closing down we missed each other, that sense of community interaction, so a website has been created and we are trying our best to revive that fun. Mind you that does sort of depend on my remembering the password, lol.


Posted by on March 3, 2016 in General, people, Projects, Website


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This is it!


Well, fingers crossed folks, today is the day, the blog and the main site go “live” .. woo hoo. Proof if ever it were needed that the web is a dangerous thing put in the hand of amateurs, lol.

Next area of intense hair pulling will be some photo albums. Photos to source, scan, edit, enhance, resize and then decide not to include. Hahaha.

Scary ……………


Posted by on April 23, 2010 in General, Tech, Website


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