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Showing posts with label Cynthia Payne. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cynthia Payne. Show all posts

Thursday 24 December 2020

Giving It Out!

Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter - Oliver Goldsmith
Christmas Eve
Welcome to my Christmas Eve πŸŽ„
Brew and warm hug.
Breakfast.
More Christmas clothes to wear...
Once everyone had got up.
I see my younger brother is enjoying dressing up as Santa and using his limo...↓
Now to leave the house...
Good deed time.
First we dropped off some carrots for the horses and paid £5 for a wreath from the travelling Gypsies on the Sainsburys island.
Visits mum and dad.
I make sure they can celebrate in Christmas.
Now to help our friend Cllr Joe.
All ready for delivering some meals...
We dropped some food to some people living in Bungalows.They were grateful to see us.
I gave Joe and Pete some Christmas cake.
Back home to find a nice present for me.
We had some meals left over.
4 is going over to my Father in law's.
We enjoyed two meals between us four.
I got two blog posts wrote.
Quick read of the newspaper.
 Cynthia Payne was an English brothel keeper and party hostess who made headlines in the 1970s and 1980s, when she was convicted of running a brothel at 32 Ambleside Avenue, in Streatham, a southwestern suburb of London.There are two comedy films that are loosely based on her life, both released in 1987: Wish You Were Here, about her adolescence, with Emily Lloyd in the lead role, and Personal Services, about her adult life, starring Julie Walters as Cynthia. Both were written by David Leland, who directed Wish You Were Here. 
She would have been 88 years old. 🎈
She died aged 82 in 2015. 

Jack Klugman was an American character actor of stage, film, and television. He died on this day in 2012 aged 90.
Light tea.
Now to carry on watching Spiderman..
Sleep Tea time...
We caught the last hour of Shirley Valentine..
I had to find out the Xmas card I bought my hubby during the first lockdown.
I found it...
&
Put my spin on it↓
Off to a warm bed before heating goes off..



 



 
 

Sunday 15 November 2020

I'm On the Road From Hell!

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun - Katharine Hepburn
 
Welcome to my Sunday😳
Brew with hug.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Going to see if my knee had hold up driving...
Gives Sexy Beast a good run. 
Picks up the Overlocker.
One woman in a grey Kia didn't like me sticking to the speed limit. Looked over at me, and my husband just looked back at her!
One white Audi came out of a side road and didn't see me coming. Then he got stuck behind a bus and didn't like that!
I was glad to get home in one piece!
Now to take the overlocker into the house!
It will have to share the space with the Sewing Machine.
(I will have to make it a dust jacket soon)
Much needed cup of coffee after that Journey.
While hubby went for a walk
(Peace and quiet from me more like!)
I carried on sewing my bag....
Finally finished it now!
The pattern was↓
Front↑
Back↑
I bought City Slickers on DVD to watch today...
It didn't arrive yesterday :(

Back to Hell's Kitchen  we go...
with
Lunch.
After his lunch went down.
He did his workout on the wii.
I wrote yesterday's blog post.
I also did a little bit of Christmas Shopping.
(Just need to pick some of it up tomorrow)
I caught up on the weekend's newspaper↓
Yaphet  Kotto  is an American actor known for numerous film roles, as well as starring in the NBC television series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999) as Lieutenant Al Giardello. His films include the science-fiction/horror film Alien (1979), and the Arnold Schwarzenegger science-fiction/action film The Running Man (1987). He portrayed the main villain Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big in the James Bond movie Live and Let Die (1973). He appeared opposite Robert De Niro in the comedy thriller Midnight Run (1988) as FBI Agent Alonzo Mosley.He is 81 years old 🎈
Sam Waterston  is an American actor, producer, and director. Waterston is known for his work in theater, television and film. 
He is 80 years old.🎈 
Cynthia Payne  was an English brothel keeper and party hostess who made headlines in the 1970s and 1980s, when she was convicted of running a brothel at 32 Ambleside Avenue, in Streatham, a southwestern suburb of London.There are two comedy films that are loosely based on her life, both released in 1987: Wish You Were Here, about her adolescence, with Emily Lloyd in the lead role, and Personal Services, about her adult life, starring Julie Walters as Cynthia. Both were written by David Leland, who directed Wish You Were Here.She died on this day in 2015 aged 82.
   Hubby dished up the tea↓
With the final of Season 7 of Hell Kitchen to watch.
We watched the final.
Holli won.
Now onto Season 8!.
with some Sleep Tea.
I'm glad the tablets are working, the swelling is going down nicely....
 










 
 

Tuesday 24 December 2019

Finally Getting Ready For Xmas!

My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running.This year we're having a change.We're going to let her in - Les Dawson.
Welcome to my Christmas Eve πŸŽ„πŸ€Ά
The alarm went off for the final time...
I had a nice cup of tea and hug in bed..
  I gave hubby a big πŸ’‹ before he left the house.
I got up to go for a quick ride...
 I bought two buckets from B&Q↑
It is still cold↓
 I had quick look in the newspaper↓
 Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam,would have been 87 years old🎈
There are two films that are loosely based on her life, both released in 1987: Wish You Were Here, about her adolescence, with Emily Lloyd in the lead role, and Personal Services, about her adult life, starring Julie Walters. 
 She died aged 82 in 2015
Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer, actor and author who is widely regarded as the "King of Latin Pop" is 48 years old 🎈
   I enjoyed a quick coffee↓
 Off to work...with some great music↓
I gets back to enjoy a lovely coffee↓
 light lunch↓
I went and wrapped all the presents ready for tomorrow...
Time for Kenny to come out and play↓
 While the cake was baking.
I caught up on the blog.
We watched a great film..
 Finished decorating the Christmas Cake↓
We finally defrosted the turkey↓
 Set the alarm for tomorrow to turn on the oven.....