Month: March 2024

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Friday 29 March 2024: March wrap-up

It’s Good Friday today, so we’ll already be on our annual Easter break. However, here’s one I prepared earlier… How can it be March wrap-up time already? This month has…

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Thursday 27 March 2024: My reading this week

Wednesday morning was even slower getting started than Tuesday morning, and I had a lot to do. I really couldn’t afford to fanny around. And yet, that’s what I seem…

0 302  2 Comments on Wednesday 27 March 2024: Hack attack!
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Wednesday 27 March 2024: Hack attack!

At first I couldn’t remember what I’d done at all on Tuesday morning…and then it all came back to me. After 2 very early starts for me, which included putting…

0 390  2 Comments on Tuesday 26 March 2024: Dentist again!
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Tuesday 26 March 2024: Dentist again!

Monkey Dust had a fab gig on Friday night. They always do at the Irish Bar in Doncaster. They have a good crowd in there. I dropped the poet off…

0 287  2 Comments on Monday 25 March 2024: Book review
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Monday 25 March 2024: Book review

It wasn’t too bad at the dentist on Friday. A little painful, a little sensitive. But not too bad. I came away with the cleanest teeth I can ever remember…

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Friday 22 March 2024: At the dentist 😱

Stunning view of the historic pier of Puerto Natales, Chile, on the Seoret Channel, at sunrise on a summer day with the sky covered in gray and pink clouds –…

0 363  2 Comments on Thursday 21 March 2024: My reading this week – new feature
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Thursday 21 March 2024: My reading this week – new feature

I sat up Wednesday night keeping an eye on news from the Blues (Birmingham City FC). Back at the beginning of January, Wayne Rooney had just been sacked by my…

0 382  2 Comments on Wednesday 20 March 2024: Feeling super!
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Wednesday 20 March 2024: Feeling super!

Whenever I finish a job, I don’t just feel good once. I feel good several times. First off, there’s that initial feeling of accomplishment that I’ve finished something, in a…

0 401  2 Comments on Tuesday 19 March 2024: Busy weekend
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Tuesday 19 March 2024: Busy weekend

Because I didn’t finish all of my work on Friday, I already knew I’d be working at the weekend. Saturday First thing Saturday we also had to take the dog…

0 368  2 Comments on Monday 18 March 2024: Theatre review
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Monday 18 March 2024: Theatre review

I finished work bang on time on Thursday and didn’t have time to do any overtime because we were off to the theatre. Part of my birthday present from the…

0 411  2 Comments on Friday 15 March 2024: Catfish, anyone?
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Friday 15 March 2024: Catfish, anyone?

We have a meal plan. Not because of any diet, but originally for budgetary purposes and now for variety. Plus, it’s easier if we don’t have to decide what to…

0 306  2 Comments on Thursday 14 March 2024: My learning this week – new feature
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Thursday 14 March 2024: My learning this week – new feature

Bouquet of fresh red tulip flowers sitting on dark surface background with copy space – depositphotos.com It’s free image day today, and this week it’s one I quite like so…

0 244  4 Comments on Wednesday 13 March 2024: A proper break
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Wednesday 13 March 2024: A proper break

Friday morning was a bit of a mad rush. The holiday cottage was only 2 hours away and that kidded us into thinking we had all day to get there….

0 355  2 Comments on Tuesday 12 March 2024: Starting to improve
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Tuesday 12 March 2024: Starting to improve

I didn’t just get a phone call from our new Probate case manager on Wednesday, I got an email too. A proper email that introduced her to us and apologised…

0 378  3 Comments on Thursday 7 March 2024: A day book
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Thursday 7 March 2024: A day book

While I’ve been trying to sort out everyone else’s basic incompetence, I’ve been using a day book. The poet has always used a day book but I thought that was…

0 278  4 Comments on Wednesday 6 March 2024: I need structure
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Wednesday 6 March 2024: I need structure

When the poet came home on Tuesday, he quickly fixed the mini TV box and the booster before rustling up a quick tea (we had fish fingers, chips and baked…

0 328  2 Comments on Tuesday 6 March 2024: Calm…
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Tuesday 6 March 2024: Calm…

So, I had a word with the Cosmos and I requested a calmer day today… I thought I may have succeeded too, when a call came in from our Probate…

0 337  2 Comments on Monday 4 March 2024: A new week?
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Monday 4 March 2024: A new week?

Reminds me of BLEAK HOUSE by Charles Dickens… I always strive not to write whingey, complaining blog posts. And I certainly don’t do it all the time. But sometimes, sometimes,…

0 316  2 Comments on Friday 1 March 2024: The month ahead
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Friday 1 March 2024: The month ahead

Yesterday was not a good day and for much of the day I know I had a permanent scowl on my face. It started badly after a bit of a…