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Showing posts with label Gerry Rafferty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gerry Rafferty. Show all posts

Saturday, 12 February 2022

To Fondue Or Not ?

Agatha Christie has given more pleasure in bed than any other woman - Nancy Banks -Smith
Welcome to my Saturday ✨
Nice big hug to start Saturday with \o/
Brew with breakfast.
Listens to "Sounds of the 60s" in bed.
The Top 3 UK Singles from 1964.
3:
The Bachelors - Diane↓
2:
Gerry & The Pacemakers
I'm The One↓
1:
The Searchers
Needles & Pins↓
Thermal vest goes on.
Now out of the house.
Dropped one son off at work.
Now onto Worcester to spend my Dunelm gift cards.
Coffee time with blue milk!
Got some bits.
Put them in the car.
Now to look in another shop...
That's a nice item ↑
The couple at the next tea to me, only had two items, and spent £249.99!
Back to the car we go.
Popped into Lidl so younger son could do Neighbour's shopping.
Middle of the aisle time↓
Good job I already have a Fondue set!
We waited in the car with coffee and nibble for son to finish the shopping.
Son still needed some bits from Home Bargains.
Back to Bromsgrove we go.
Son does the rest of the neighbour's shopping.
Back home for a very short lunch.
As I have my Crystal/Tarot Course to do.
I did a Tarot reading ↑
After the course, we got picked up by hubby.
I collected my DPD parcel from:
They only had 4 gas cookers in the whole shop!
Back home.
Unpacked my Dunelm order.
The flowers are going on my Parent's grave tomorrow.
The tea went into the oven.
We caught up with two more episodes of "Fame" Season 2.
Then onto two more episodes of "Top of The Pops" from 1992.
The fast forward button was kept busy.
At least Marc Almond was on...!
Tea time.
We finished watched The Godfather.
Moving onto The Godfather 2.
I had a quick look in today's newspaper.
Michael McDonald is an American musician, singer-songwriter, keyboardist, and record producer known for his distinctive, soulful voice and as a member of the bands the Doobie Brothers (1975–1982, 1987, 2019–present) and Steely Dan (1974). McDonald wrote and sang several hit singles with the Doobie Brothers, including "What a Fool Believes", "Minute by Minute", and "Takin' It to the Streets." McDonald has also performed as a prominent backing vocalist on numerous recordings by artists including Steely Dan, Christopher Cross, and Kenny Loggins.He has also recorded for television and film soundtracks. McDonald is the recipient of five Grammy Awards, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Doobie Brothers in 2020.
He is 70 years old 🎈 
The Herbs' premiered on 12th February 1968. 54 years ago today. Just 1 series was made.
The first episode of Bagpuss was broadcast on BBC1 in 1974.Bagpuss would run for just 13 episodes.
UK No.1 on this day in 1968:
 Amen Corner - If Paradise is Half as Nice
USA No.1 on this day in 1972:
Al Green - Let's Stay Together 
USA No.1 on this day in 1974:
Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme.
Sleep tea time.
It was coming up to 1am...
Time for bed!



 
 



 


 
 
 

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

Getting Ready To Go Back!

"Did you notice the heavy fog last night?"
"No, nothing wakes me!" - Morecambe and Wise 
Welcome to my Tuesday πŸ‘
Nice warm hug to start Tuesday with.
Breakfast with brew.
I gave hubby a sloppy wet πŸ’‹ before he left for work.
Then I enjoyed the king-size bed for an hour.
Then up I got!
My son finished another jigsaw last night.
(Took him 4 hours to do)
Thermal vest went on.
Dressed.
Now out to get some fresh air.
Good job I got my thermals on!
I gets the newspaper and fills up Sexy Beast with fuel.
Back home I go.
Puts on the coffee machine.
Two baskets of washing goes upstairs to be sorted out.
Tumble drier back on for a bit.
Now for the much needed coffee.
Then I get on with writing 2 blog posts.
All the way to lunch!
Second time I sent Dunelm a email about my order....
Heard nothing from the first email I sent them!
Lunch.
Mmmm homemade soup.
The temperatures are going to drop down tonight.
Covered up Sexy Beast.
Back on the Wobbly Work Wheel tomorrow🍭
Lollipop Stick went back in...
Now for a belated Tea at 3.
More fabric arrived and a Me to You Bear.
Finally could unwrap my Pooh bear I had for Christmas.
Our Prime Minister was giving a press conference...
Hubby came home and a sloppy wet πŸ’‹.
We had Vegetarian Burgers for tea.
Once the dishwasher was loaded up.
I had a nice hot shower.
Chopped up more veg and the soup maker went back on.
Now to look inside the newspaper.
Mark  Hollis  was a British musician and singer-songwriter. He achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the 1980s and 1990s as the co-founder, lead singer and principal songwriter of the band Talk Talk. Hollis wrote or co-wrote most of Talk Talk's music—including hits like "It's My Life" and "Life's What You Make It"—and in later works developed an experimental, contemplative style. 
He would have been 67 years old 🎈
He sadly died aged 64 in 2019.
Gerry Rafferty was a Scottish rock singer-songwriter. His solo hits in the late 1970s included "Baker Street", "Right Down the Line" and "Night Owl", as well as "Stuck in the Middle with You", which was recorded with the band Stealers Wheel in 1973. 
He died on this day aged 63 in 2011.
UK No.1 on this day in 1957:
 Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
The ABC action series StreetHawk starring Rex Smith as "Jesse Mach", a desk bound cop who secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle, airs its first episode on this date in 1985.
Sleep Tea Time.
Back on the Wobbly Work Wheel 🍭 tomorrow.


 
 


 

Saturday, 24 July 2021

Twit Twoo

 I asked the barmaid for a quickie. The man next to me said:
"It's pronounced quiche." - Luigi Amaduzzi, Italian Ambassador
Welcome to my Saturday 🎒
Had a much needed hug with brew.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
While hubby dropped son off at work...
I needed to update the blog by writing 7 blog posts....
We shall see how long this takes me to write...
Hubby meanwhile had to sort his clothes out...
We had a break at dinnertime...
Back to blogging and sorting out clothes for us.
Hubby dropped off 2 bags of clothes at the recycling bank at Sainsburys on the way to pick up son from his job.
It's my late dad's 80th Birthday next Thursday.
I put a Birthday mention in the local newpaper for next week.
This is the picture I chose to add to it.
I have the 80th Birthday Balloons and flowers ready to add to his grave next week.
We shall see if those gold digging brothers will bother! 
Hubby starts on the evening meal...
It was well tasty!
I finally finished!
Now to unwind to carry on watching the Justice League...
With Sleep Tea...
Heinz Burt was a German-British bassist and singer, who performed under the stage name Heinz. He was also known as a member of instrumental group The Tornados. 
He would have been 79 years old 🎈
He sadly died aged 57 in 2000.
We finished watching the film by 1.30am....
(Turning into a Night owl!!)