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Showing posts with label Sunshine Superman. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sunshine Superman. Show all posts

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Trying To Catch Up!

The worst thing about having a mistress is those two dinners you have to eat - Oscar Levant
Welcome to my Thursday πŸ’ͺ
Nice hug with brew.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
I got one son up for school.
I gave out plenty of wet sloppy πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹ 
Now out....
Where has the sun gone?
The Summer coat went on.
It was really warm already.
Now for the fun to start...🎈
Most car drivers did stop, I did hear some gums banging a few times....
Oh dear, how sad, nevermind.
I finished in one piece.
Back home.
I gave the kitchen floor a mop.
Plus the washing machine went back again.
Now to try and get the blog updated....
I got last Friday, Saturday and Sunday wrote....
All the way to lunchtime.
I watched Hotel Inspector....
Now back out into the sunshine...
It is so warm, glad I took a bottle of water with me.
Everyone was stopping for me for once...
(I hope it carries on for tomorrow)
I finished in one piece.
I chattered with the caretaker of where I park my car.
One parent had parked their car in there
(They are not supposed to)
He closed the one gate to go in.
He was was giving them a bit of time to move the car or once the other gate is closed.
It's £50 to open the gate.
Back home.
A much needed lolly to have.
I carried on getting the blog updated.
Nice Pork Balls for tea.
&
Read of today's newspaper.
Linda Ronstadt  is a retired American singer who performed and recorded in diverse genres including rock, country, light opera, and Latin. She has earned 10 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, and an ALMA Award. Many of her albums have been certified gold, platinum or multiplatinum in the United States and internationally. She has also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Golden Globe award. She was awarded the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by the Latin Recording Academy in 2011 and also awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by the Recording Academy in 2016. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014. On July 28, 2014, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts and Humanities. In 2019, she received a star jointly with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their work as the group Trio. Ronstadt was among five honorees who received the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. 
She is 75 years old 🎈
Paul Young  was a British singer and songwriter. He achieved success in the bands Sad CafΓ© and Mike + the Mechanics. 
He sadly died aged 53 in 2000.
At least the Friday Feeling is back tomorrow 🎈





 


 

Sunday, 2 May 2021

Making Sure It Still Works!

Do I lift weights? Sure.Every time I stand up - Dolly Parton
Welcome to my Sunday πŸ’–
Hugs and brew to start Sunday off!
Breakfast.
Dressed.
One son is doing his boxing lesson this morning.
The other son is helping out Joe to get elected back on the Council, on May 6th.
Sunshine time!
Big big sunglasses time!
Drops off son at his boxing lesson.
Check tyre pressures on Sexy Beast. 
Puts more petrol in for the week.
Then we swaps cars....
Sun is still shining \o/
Hubby drops off one son to help Joe.
Hubby checks his tyre pressures.
We then picks up a sweaty son from his boxing lesson.
Time to visit my parents to have a chat with.
It will be 8 years this Saturday when my mum passed away :'(
I am using the yellow planter to put more lavender in, as my younger brother removed the last lot of lavender to put the bench on the grave!
I said goodbye to my parents.
Dropped off sweaty son.
Then off to get some Lavender plants.
It was really busy.
Said hello to Joe's husband, Pete who was also there.
Back home with the lovely Lavender plants.
I had washed all the cleaning cloths I use at work yesterday.
All dried now.
Now to sort them out in colours!
Bagged them up ready for Tuesday.
Joe dropped back son and we had a chat about things.
Son is going back later to help fold leaflets.
Light lunch in the garden...
It started to spit with rain,
Back into house we go.
I am taking my basic sewing machine for sewing machine lessons next Saturday.
Blew the dust of it and made sure it still worked!
It all works...
Washing machine back on again.
So is the Tumble Drier.
(Not like last weekend when all the washing dried in the warm sunshine!)
Tea at 3 
Now to write yesterday's blog post.
We caught up on more television programmes from the last few weeks.
The last bit of Dragon's Den
Tea time
Followed by
Police Interceptors.
Traffic Cops
Bargain Loving Brits In The Sun
I set to record a good film on Talking Pictures later on in the evening.
Lesley  Goldstein , known professionally as Lesley Gore, was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. At the age of 16 (in 1963), she recorded the pop hit "It's My Party" (a US number one), and followed it up with other hits, including the hit "You Don't Own Me", and seven further Billboard top 40 hits.
She would have been 75 years old 🎈
She sadly died aged 68 in 2016.
Oliver Reed  was an English actor known for his upper-middle class, macho image and "hellraiser" lifestyle. Notable films include The Trap (1966), 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). For playing Antonius Proximo, the old, gruff gladiator trainer in Ridley Scott's Gladiator in what was his final film, Reed was posthumously nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 2000. At the peak of his career, in 1971, British exhibitors voted Reed 5th most popular star at the box office.
He sadly died on this day in 1999 aged 61
 
Sleep Tea time.
 
No Wobbly Work Wheel 🎑 tomorrow...
It's another Bank Holiday Monday \o/



Thursday, 1 October 2020

Toot,Toot, We Got Ourselves A Convoy!

I've learned that you can't have anything at the same time 
- Oprah Winfrey
Welcome to my Thursday!
&
To October!
(White Rabbit)
Brew and Hug.
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Missed out on our daily walk.
Into Sexy Beast we go. 
The newspaper hadn't arrived, will collect it later.
Back home.
There was nice rainbow appearing..
I give hubby a sloppy wet πŸ’‹ before he goes to work.
I give my kids the same πŸ’‹πŸ’‹ 
I wrote yesterday's blog post.
Nice cup of strong cup of coffee afterwards.
Big big sunglasses time...
Listen to one of the CDs I bought yesterday.
I followed a lorry that was parked down our road last night. I kept my distance, and I had formed a bit of convoy of cars behind me!
I had a quick look of the newspaper when I got to work...
Rob Davis is an English guitarist and songwriter.He was a member of the glam rock band Mud. In 2000, he achieved his biggest commercial songwriting successes. Fragma's "Toca's Miracle"He co-wrote with Cathy Dennis, "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" for Kylie Minogue.In the Grammy Awards of 2004, Davis shared a Grammy with co-producer Philip Larsen (Manhattan Clique) and performer Minogue, for another Minogue single "Come into My World", in the category of Best Dance Recording. He is 73 years old. 🎈

Youssou N'Dour  also known as Youssou MadjiguΓ©ne Ndour, is a Senegalese singer, songwriter, composer, occasional actor, businessman, and politician. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine described him as, "perhaps the most famous singer alive" in Senegal and much of Africa. From April 2012 to September 2013, he was Senegal's Minister of Tourism.He is 61 years old 🎈

I looked across the fields of fun↓
I had a better day than yesterday!
The sun was still shining on the way home.
Good!
More singing to do...
 
The sun followed me home \o/
Followed by light lunch.
The delivery driver who was dropping off my food order, couldn't find my house.
"I didn't know there was a house down here!" He said.
"If I had a £1 for everyone said that,I wouldn't be living here!"I replied.
Unpacked my food order!
Belated Tea at 3.
Back onto the sewing.
I made a new duvet cover↓
&
Another face mask.
When hubby came home.
A big sloppy πŸ’‹
Then off to do our daily walk...
Then a nice tea!
With a episode of NYPD Blue.
Then off to work.
Big tune to start with:
I couldn't see no moon tonight.
We watched a further 2 episodes of 
We have the last episode of season 10 to watch tomorrow night!
Sleep Tea time.
Back on the Friday Feeling🎈 tomorrow.