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Saturday 5 February 2022

Using That Fast Forward Button Too Much!

Money isn't everything, but it sure keeps you in touch with your children - John Paul Getty
Welcome to my Saturday πŸ’Ÿ
Nice warm hug.
Now to listen to Sounds of the 60s with our brew and breakfast. 
The UK Top 3 from 1967. 
3:
The Rolling Stones - Let's Spend The Night Together ↓
2:
Cat Stevens - Matthew & Son↓
1:
The Monkees - I'm A Believer↓
Today is the second anniversary of my lovely dad passing away :'(
I will go up to see my parents later.
On goes the thermal vest.
Tells son to get a move on, as he will be late for work!
Drops off son.
Drops off Birthday Card at my friend's house.
Then off to Droitwich, to visit the Droitwich Lions.
Got some bowls and glasses↓
Visited the near-by Charity Shop.
Nothing was in there.
We moved the car to the next car park.
We popped into 4 charity shops.
Then it was into Wilkinsons, Morrisons, The Works, Coffee No1.
Then back to the car with our bargains.
Nipped into Waitrose to get my free newspaper.
Then back home!
Unpacked our bargains.
Finished off the last of the soup.
Now off to do week 3 of the Crystal and Tarot Course.
Really enjoyed it!
Used my new Tarot Cards I bought from the Works. 
Once finished.
Off to see my mum and dad.
I put a balloon on their grave.
Back home.
Had a much needed cup of coffee!
Then to catch up with this week's televison.
Top of the Pops from 1992.
That fast forward button was kept busy.
One great song was on there↓↓
Shakespears's Sister was still number 1↓
(Didn't help TOTP's cut the video off before we got to the middle of the song!)
Next episode.
Fast forward time again.
I reminded my youngest son, where his middle name came from.....
Genesis was up next.
(A bit slow for me)
I prefer the last single.....↓
Shakespears's Sister was still number 1 for the final week↓
We watched The Apprentice.
Then "Dragon's Den"
Quick look into today's newspaper.
Barrett Strong  is an American singer and songwriter. Strong was the first artist to record a hit for Motown, although he is best known for his work as a songwriter, particularly in association with producer Norman Whitfield. Among his most famous work at Motown, Strong wrote the lyrics for many of the songs recorded by the Temptations. 
He is 81 years old 🎈
Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; ) was an American actor and filmmaker. After an impoverished childhood, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war films. During his career, he appeared in more than 90 films and was known for his explosive acting style. He was named by the American Film Institute the 17th-greatest male star of Classic Hollywood cinema and was the highest-ranked living person on the list until his death at age 103.He died on this day in 2020.
Sweet rationing in Britain finished on this day in 1953, imposed during WW2, finally ended. Children all over Britain headed straight to the nearest sweet-shop, as the first unrationed sweets went on sale. Toffee apples were the biggest sellers on the first day.
USA No.1 on this day in 1961:
 The Shirelles - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? 
UK No.1 on this day in 1969: 
The Move - Blackberry Wa
'The Wombles' premiered on 5th February 1973. 49 years ago today. The series was voiced by the wonderful Bernard Cribbins. 
On this day in 1982, ABC released the single Poison Arrow from The Lexicon of Love album.
On this day in 1988, Robocop was released in UK cinemas.
Innuendo is the fourteenth studio album by the British rock band Queen, released on 5th February 1991 in the UK. 
(The single, Innuendo↓)
Then we caught up with the news.
&
Sleep Tea.
Off to a warm bed!




 
 




 

 
 



 

 

 

 

 


 
 

Monday 25 May 2020

Living Up The Bank Holiday!

We can have facts without thinking but we cannnot have thinking without facts - John Dewey
Welcome to a Bank Holiday Monday🎈
A little bit of a lie-in.
No Wobbly Wheel to mount 🎑
 Warm hugs and a brew to start the day↑
Breakfast.
I gets dressed.
Now for our daily walk in the sunshine↓
 

 The sun is still out↓


 Sits outside to enjoy the sunshine↓


Quick look in the newspaper↓


 David Burke  is an English actor, known for playing Watson in the initial series of Granada Television's 1980s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, which starred Jeremy Brett in the title role. He also starred as Josef Stalin in the last two episodes of Reilly, Ace of Spies.He is 86 years old🎈




  Writes 2 blog posts.
My Hermes order was tried to be delivered somewhere else↓


 Was this the same Hermes driver that delivered my Zoflora to the wrong address last week?


I don't live where the red arrow is!
Time for light lunch↓

 


 

 Tea at 3↓


 Did some garden singing....↓↓


(The next tune I was singing along is at the end of the blog post)
Oh dear, only got 2/6 on the TV Themes Quiz.
I caught up with this week's Private Eye magazine.




 We watched the
Dominic Cummings Statement in the Rose Garden.
The only interesting thing about it, was the photo of the press in the garden waiting↓↓↓


(Photo from Twitter)↑↑↑
After hearing


 Pizza time↑
I watched Boris again↓


Sky was repeating the Dominic Cummings Statement again.

Time for more Hill Street Blues Season six↓
We went to bed early.
However those snores were getting louder again. I was prepared to sleep on the sofa again↓
 Hubby came down to do the crossword,
I went back upstairs to fall asleep without the snores.......Zzzzzz