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Showing posts with label Eurovision Song Contest. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eurovision Song Contest. Show all posts

Saturday 14 May 2022

Feeling Light Headed!

Celibacy is not hereditory - Murphy's Law
 Welcome to my Saturday Fun 👍
Warm hug time.
Brew with breakfast.
No thermal vest needed.
Now to leave the house.
Drops off son at his job.
Now to pick up a new Bird Feeding Station.
Then off to explore the Charity Shops in Bromsgrove.
We got some nice bargains.
Back home for coffee!
Enjoying the sunshine in the garden.
Then off out for a hair cut!
I had a good yak!
Felt better afterwards.
I got some flowers for my parents.
Checked tyre pressures on Sexy Beast.
Onto see my parents.
Added the new flowers :)
Went round to Joe's to look at the half price sale.
Enjoyed a cold drink.
Off home for a late lunch.
Hubby then put together the Bird Feeding Station.
I unpacked all the bargains we bought from Bromsgrove.
Nice LP of Barry's↓
Then hubby put up the new garden arch↓
I repotted the two roses I bought two weeks ago.
Hubby put up the things I bought from Bromsgrove earlier.
Now to enjoy Eurovision....
Now for our UK entry:
We finished top after all the countries done their marks.
In the end we finished second after the Public voted.
Looked into today's newspaper.
UK No.1 on this day in 1988:
Fairground Attraction - Perfect. 
USA No.1 on this day in 1977:
Leo Sayer - When I Need You.
USA No.1 on this day in 1988:
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine - Anything For You
Off to a warm bed....
Lots of moving the living room about tomorrow.






Friday 3 April 2020

Needed The Hand!

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live - Margaret Fuller
It's the Friday Feeling 🎈
 Another day of Lockdown.
Final time for the alarm clock for the week.
Hugs and tea time↓
 Off for the walk↓
 No traffic↓
 Found some nasty bolts in the road↓
Gets back for a read of the newspaper, coffee, and nibble↓
  Barry Pritchard, English rock guitarist (The Fortunes),would have been 76 years old 🎈
 He died aged 54 in 1999.
Tony Orlando, American singer (& Dawn-Tie a Yellow Ribbon), is 76 years old🎈

In 1976, 21st Eurovision Song Contest: Brotherhood of Man for United Kingdom wins singing "Save Your Kisses for Me" in The Hague
  One boxset arrived↓
 Publishes yesterday's blog entry.
Off to put Sexy Beast into having its MOT.
Needed my hand to pass the keys over↓
 It's nice the temperature is going up↗↗↗
 Back to have a light lunch↓
 I listened to the great interview with Alan Clarke from the Hollies↓
The drive looks empty without Sexy Beast being there↓
 The Sexy Beast has passed its MOT \o/
 We go and pick up Sexy Beast.
Dropped it off.
Now to get some nice foreign food from↓
Stocked up on some garlic↓
 I four lovely bags of food.
Polish dumplings,Polish bread, and lots of fruit and vegetables. 
We gets back home.
While hubby unpacked the shopping.
I went down to final job of the week.
 I came back,
The moon was already out↓
 Tea was ready↓
 We caught up with today's episode of:
"Have I Got News For You"
I heard the sad news of the death of Bill Withers aged 81.
After watching the news.
Off to bed with a cup of sleep tea and ear plugs↓
 Lots to do in the house tomorrow!

Saturday 18 May 2019

Beg, Steal or Borrow

“Saturday is what gives us a weekend of enjoyment.” -  Anthony T. Hincks 
We had a little lie-in...🛏
We just caught the last half an hour of "Sounds of the 60s" 
 We had a little trip to town...
 Our view from the top of car park 4↓
 Going down↓
 We got what we needed the most..
I bumped into a ex-postie who said a fellow postie has passed away, and was trying to find out when the funeral details was.
I said I will try and find out...
Coffee time↓
 I got some new school shoes for my youngest son.
Big feet at size 11!
I bought some new shiny nail polish, as we needed the change to get out the car park.
 Those dark clouds are coming over head↓
We gets home to have lunch.
Then we went back out.
 Nice car in the car park↑
 I'm growing one of these in my garden↑
 The new play area↓
 We got 3 of them↓
 Really funny card↓
 We got so many bargains↓
 Popped into see a friend for chat and coffee on the way home.
When I did finally get home, and tried to repot some of the plants,
The dark clouds came over!
 I had to leave some plants outside as the light was fading....
 We had a late evening meal.
I looked at the Birthdays for today.
 "Perry" Como: was an American singer, actor and television personality. During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for RCA Victor for 44 years, after signing with the label in 1943. "Mr. C.", as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records and pioneered a weekly musical variety television show. His weekly television shows and seasonal specials were broadcast throughout the world. In the official RCA Records Billboard magazine memorial, his life was summed up in these few words: "50 years of music and a life well lived. An example to all."
He would have been 107 years old.
He died aged 88 in 2001.
 James Donald :was a Scottish actor. Tall and thin, he specialised in playing authority figures.He appeared in Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings, In Which We Serve, Way Ahead.
He would have been 102 years old
He died aged 76 years in 1993.
Albert  Hammond OBE : is a Gibraltarian singer, songwriter, and record producer. A prolific songwriter, he collaborated most notably with the songwriters Mike Hazlewood, John Bettis, Diane Warren as well as Holly Knight, Carole Bayer Sager.He is a solo singer in his own right. His biggest (and only Top 20) Billboard hit was "It Never Rains in Southern California", #5 US 1972. Other songs of his include "Down by the River", "The Free Electric Band", "I'm a Train", and "When I'm Gone". For a time he was part of the vocal group The Family Dogg, with whom he had the hit "A Way of Life". He has also produced for a number of artists.
He is 75 years old.
Marta Marrero: known as Martika: is an American singer-songwriter and actress, who released two internationally successful albums in the late 1980s and early 1990s, selling over four million copies worldwide. Her biggest hit was "Toy Soldiers" which peaked at number 1 for two weeks in the American charts in mid-1989. She also played Gloria for the first three seasons of the children musical show Kids Incorporated from 1984–1986 and performed its theme song. 
She is 50 years old.
  Jill  Ireland: was an English actress and singer, best known for her collaborations (totalling fifteen films) with her second husband, Charles Bronson.
She died aged 54 years old in 1990.
"One Night In Bangkok" by Murray Head hits #3 in 1985.  

I wasn't too feeling very well at ten pm.
So after a lemsip,
I left the men of the family watchingThe Eurovision Song Contest.
I went to enjoy a king size bed on my own!
(I really hoped the UK wasn't going to end up bottom of the table)
We should Beg,Steal or Borrow some points!