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Saturday, 30 October 2021

Being The Singing Sensation!

 I can live for two months on a good compliment - Mark Twain
Welcome to my Saturday πŸ’ͺ
As normal I woke up early after having a early night.
So while drinking hot tea, we listened to "Sound of the 60's" from 6am.
The top 3 from 1962 were:
3:
2:
1:
It was really raining hard outside.
We postponed the trip to Pershore and decided to visit Alcester instead.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Now to leave the house...
We collected the newspaper on the way of dropping son off at work.
Lots of surface water on the road. 
Parks in Waitrose car park.
Now onto the first Charity Shop.
On came a good sing-a-long with:
I started to sing and two men in the shop really enjoyed me singing!!!!!!!!
Hubby paid for his CDs.
I waited until the end of the song, before I left.
The men thanks me for my singing and it made their day!
"It made mine,"as I left.
Moved on further down the High Street.
One charity shop wasn't open until 10am, so we had coffee and nibble...
Nice sign by where I sat.
While we were waiting to pay. The woman paid in advance for some cocktails that was being drunk there tonight.
The price was £68.
(Special offer was 2 cocktails for £12)
Goes to two more Charity Shops....
Gets more bargains...
Now to nip into Waitrose...
Finds the zero salt stock cubes I was looking for.
Now back home.
Unloads the things I bought today.
Jars are for one son for his seashell collection.
The Red lampshade is for the other son.
I am going to make a fabric Advent Calender for Christmas...
Coffee time.
Light lunch time.
Now to watch a good film while having lunch.
Really good film 
Now to check the types of Sexy Beast.... 
Back home.
I wrote yesterday's blog post.
Then we carried on watching 2 episodes of Hell's Kitchen.
Tea Time.
Then out to get some magic bags.
When we got back, let's have a look inside.
The milk was out of date by 2 days :(
My Father-in-law is having the bread and 3 packs of Chicken Kievs.
We enjoyed the number 2's of the 1970s.
Plenty of newspapers to read..
Michael Winner  was an English filmmaker, writer, and media personality. He is known for directing numerous action, thriller, and black comedy films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, including several collaborations with actors Oliver Reed and Charles Bronson.
He would have been 86 years old 🎈
He died aged 77 in 2013. 
Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (born in Kentish Town, London).
Plays guitar in the band Jesus Jones. 
He is 61 years old 🎈
Sleep Tea Time
Must remember to turn all the clocks back an hour...

 
 

 

Saturday, 13 February 2021

One Big Upgrade!

 If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it - J.P Morgan
Welcome to my Saturday 🎈
The duvet cover was so warm!!!
Warm hug with brew.
Breakfast.
Dressed
(Thermal knickers worn!)
Now out for a little ride..
First stop was to nip into Sainsburys to get some bits.
No problem in here unlike Morrisons last Sunday.
While hubby took the bits back to the car.
I picked up my order from Argos.
Now off to pick something else up from:
Put facemask on to pick it up.
Picked up a much needed coffee before we went home.
Gets back home.
While hubby is filling up the bird feeders,
My amazon order arrived.
 
At last a new kettle!
We tried to fit the green splash back screen back onto wall behind the oven.
No luck with no nails.
I ordered some stronger stuff from Wickes.
It started to snow when we got back.
No luck with this stronger stuff either!
I ordered a lighter in weight (Not glass)
Splash back instead.
New upgraded toilet seat!
Now for a chinese meal in 2 parts.
Quick read off the newspaper.
Oliver Reed was an English actor known for his upper-middle class, macho image and "hellraiser" lifestyle. Notable films include The Trap (1966), playing Bill Sikes in the Best Picture Oscar winner Oliver! (1968), Women in Love (1969), Hannibal Brooks (1969), The Devils (1971), portraying Athos in The Three Musketeers (1973) and The Four Musketeers (1974), playing a Teddy Boy in Tommy (1975), The Brood (1979), Lion of the Desert (1981), Castaway (1986), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), Funny Bones (1995) and Gladiator (2000). 
He would have been 83 years old 🎈 
He died aged 61 in 1999.
Peter  Gabriel  is an English musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and activist. He rose to fame as the original lead singer of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis in 1975, he launched a successful solo career with "Solsbury Hill" as his first single. His 1986 album, So, is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the U.S. The album's most successful single, "Sledgehammer", won a record nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards and, according to a report in 2011, it was MTV's most played music video of all time.
He is 71 years old 🎈 
David  Naughton  is an American actor and singer known for his starring roles in the horror film An American Werewolf in London (1981) and the Disney comedy Midnight Madness (1980), as well as for a long-running "Be a Pepper" ad campaign for beverage maker Dr Pepper. He also starred in the short-lived sitcom Makin' It and sang its hit theme song "Makin' It", giving him a Top 5 hit on the Billboard charts.He is 70 years old🎈
Waylon  Jennings was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as one of the founding pioneers of the Outlaw Movement. In 1958, Buddy Holly arranged Jennings's first recording session, and hired him to play bass. Jennings gave up his seat on the ill-fated flight in 1959 that crashed and killed Holly, J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and Ritchie Valens.Jennings also appeared in films and television series, including Sesame Street, and a stint as the balladeer for The Dukes of Hazzard, composing and singing the show's theme song and providing narration for the show. 
He died on this day in 2002 aged 64.
We caught up with Judge Rinder for the rest of Saturday night's viewing.
Off to bed with my Sleep Tea.
Valentine's Day tomorrow \o/


 

 
 
 

Saturday, 28 November 2020

Another Wild Saturday Night....

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world -
 Marilyn Monroe
Welcome to my SaturdayπŸ‘Ώ
We had a nice lie in.
Followed by a warm hug and brew.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Hubby sorted out what we have in the freezers. As we have to make room for the small turkey for Christmas Day.
We had our second Christmas card
Some nice material arrived just in time to make some Christmas face masks!
Nice cup of coffee...
We wrote out the list for the shopping....
One of our children got the list from next door for his shopping.
I attempted to write yesterday's blog post.
It was taking longer than expected...
(Kept replaying Jesus Jones and some of the other 60's to sing along to!)
Hubby went to get the shopping in.
I bought another sewing table to do up.
Make the most of the time before I go 
BACK TO WORK.... 
&
Curtain ties for the living room.
(The colour goes with the curtains!)
Once hubby and son come back.
The tea gets put in the oven.
I just finished the blog when tea was ready to be served up!
We watched one episode of 
Season 11 of Hell's Kitchen...
Then watched↓
I needed cheering up after that.
I earlier was looking through my late dad's DVDs and came across a feel good movie↓↓
Really brilliant film!
Now to watch the final of 
Hell's Kitchen season 11.
The winner was:
Ja'Nel
(I preferred Mary to win..)
Now onto Season 12....
With Sleep Tea.
Leslie Nielsen  was a Canadian actor, comedian and producer. With a career spanning 60 years, He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than 220 characters.
He died on this day in 2010 aged 84. 
We kept the heating on bit longer.....
As we needed the bedroom warmed up for later......