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Showing posts with label THE SHADOWS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label THE SHADOWS. Show all posts

Thursday 25 March 2021

Foot Stamping!

 There are two kinds of light - the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures - James Thurber
Welcome to my Thursday 💪
Nice big hug with a strong brew to start the day!
I gets the kids up ready.
I gives hubby a big sloppy wet 💋 before he goes to work.
The kids soon follow him, both have wet 💋💋 off me.
I enjoy some fresh air...
Followed by a much needed cup of coffee!
The replacement border arrived \o/
One job to be finished this weekend!
I get on with writing yesterday's blog post.
Once I finished that.
Unloads and loads up dishwasher and puts it back on!
Goes and feeds the birds and changes their water in the bird bath.
Our little Robin that visits, was soon having a bath in it!
The female Black Bird that visits every day was enjoying the bread I put out.
Early lunch!
My craft magazines arrived \o/
I started to read the one with pom pom wreath on the front.
Gets to page to how to do it, and 3 pages were ripped out!
Goes for a walk down the path to get rid of that feeling of frustration!
Tea at 3.
My son then tried to practice for his GCSE food assessment.
3 tries of  making pastry failed.
3 foot stamps, he threw his chief jacket in the hallway and went upstairs to his bedroom.
No more plain flour or butter left.
Off to Asda to get some more!
(I make sure I wear my mask and social distance while I am in there!)
Some people had their masks under their chins, some were not covering their noses.
10 mins and we were out of there and back home.
My story wasn't read out on the Confessions.
Fingers crossed it will soon.
My son  didn't want to try again.
He tidied up the kitchen and put on the dish washer.
Once tea was ate.
Then we all sat around to catch up with Wednesday's episode of Judge Rinder.
Son got all this things ready for tomorrow.
I have a nice hot shower.
Hubby comes back after visiting his dad.
Nice big 💋 for him.
I have the newspaper in return.
In the list, I have circled the bug bears in our bedroom↓
Johnny Burnette  was an American singer-songwriter of rockabilly and pop music. In 1952, he and his brother, Dorsey Burnette, and their friend Paul Burlison formed the band that became known as the Rock and Roll Trio.
He would have 87 years old 🎈
He sadly drowned in 1964 aged 30. 
Paul Michael Glaser  is an American actor and director best known for his role as Detective Dave Starsky on the 1970's television series, Starsky & Hutch. Glaser also played Captain Jack Steeper on the NBC series Third Watch from 2004 to 2005.
He is 78 years old 🎈 
Dan Seals  was an American musician. The younger brother of Seals and Crofts member Jim Seals, he first gained fame as "England Dan", one half of the soft rock duo England Dan & John Ford Coley, who charted nine pop singles between 1976 and 1980, including the No. 2 Billboard Hot 100 hit "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight". 
He sadly died aged 61 in 2009.
We watched the last episode of the first series:
Fourth episode:
Britain's Biggest Hoard. 
Sleep Tea time.
The Friday Feeling is back tomorrow 🎈


Saturday 14 November 2020

You Were Made For Me!

Anything that is of value only multiplies when it is given - 
Deepak Chopra
Welcome to my weekend 👅
 I woke up early....
So early it was nice to listen to "The Sounds of the 60's in bed with a brew and a warm hubby! 
Then time for some Adult time 😤
Hubby then took one son to do the food shopping.
Oh dear, Lidl was rammed with people!
5 of the 7 tills were open.
He went back in the second time to do my neighbour's shopping.
He had to forget going into Home Bargains.
The queue was too long...
I meanwhile, wrote yesterday's blog post.
I had some nice post come:
My Shadows CD arrived!
Then searched high and low for a overlocker sewing machine....
Most are going for over £100+ 
I found one that was under £100.
It still was for sale. \o/
She sent me a video of it working.
(As I wasn't going to be caught out again like Monster in July)
Hubby comes back with the shopping. 
"Just like Christmas!" He said.
We have a cheese sandwich for lunch.
I carry on sewing on my bag.
We nip out to AP Meats for a little bit of meat to just cover us for this week...
Wind and rain.
I had to sit in the car as I forgot my facemask!
Gets back to sort out what we are having next week for meals.
I just have to sew the bottom of the bag tomorrow and finished!
Woo Hoo!
Quick look in the newspaper before tea.
 Shirley Crabtree Jr. , better known as Big Daddy, was an English professional wrestler with a record-breaking 64-inch chest. He worked for Joint Promotions and the British Wrestling Federation. Initially appearing on television as a Heel, he teamed with Giant Haystacks. After splitting with Haystacks, he became a fan favourite and the top star of Joint Promotions from the late 1970s to the early 1990s.He would have been 90 years old 🎈
He died aged 67 in 1997.

Freddie Garrity  was an English singer and actor who was the frontman and comical element in the 1960s' beat band Freddie and the Dreamers.He would have been 80 years old 🎈
He died in 2006 aged 69. 
 We carried on watching season 7 of Hell's Kitchen...
Big steak for Tea!
Prime video kept asking if we wanted to watch more Hell's Kitchen?
They don't like us bingeing.........
Then the yawns started.....




Friday 13 November 2020

The Bag Will Have To Wait!

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving 
- Russell Green
Hey Ho the Friday Feeling is back 🍿
It would have been my late mum's 76th Birthday today 🎈
The balloon 🎈 might be late coming,
At least I still remember! 
Has a brew and hug.
Hubby gets the newspaper for me.
I give him a sloppy wet 💋 before he goes off to work.
Gives a sloppy wet 💋 to one son who has to go to school.
I gets yesterday's blog post wrote.
I ordered the new album from The Shadows
Cup of coffee time...
Quick read of the newspaper↓
William Scott "Jack" Elam was an American film and television actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films and, later in his career, comedies (sometimes spoofing his villainous image). His most distinguishing physical quality was his misaligned eye. Before his career in acting, he took several jobs in finance and served two years in the United States Navy during World War II.
Elam played in 73 movies and made appearances in 41 television series. Some of his more memorable performances were in Once Upon a Time in the West, High Noon, Support Your Local Sheriff!, and on the anthology series The Twilight Zone, and on the series Gunsmoke. 
He would have been 100 years old🎈 
He died in 2003 aged 82
 I have my delivery of food from Star Bargains arrive
Light lunch time.
I watched a few episodes of Hell's Kitchen season 7.
Jay with the blue hair is appearing in Season 19 Hell's Kitchen.
I left it running while I carried on sewing the bag I was making.
I sewed on the front detail of the bag.
I sewed the ribbon on the back detail.
Then the sewing machine started playing up!
Time to take the sewing machine apart!
Got all the dust out, and gave it a good clean.
Put all back together again.
Lost my will to live after that fun.
I will finish the bag tomorrow.
I popped the cards I ordered for next neighbour around to him, as they arrived \o/
Now to get the tea on the go....
Homemade pasta sauce,I added mushrooms, onion, spinach, garlic and chorizo.
I used up 3 types of pasta as well.
We carried on watching season 7 of Hell's Kitchen.
A couple hours later, I became unwell.
Off to bed for a early night for me to sleep it off.
So much for enjoying the Friday Feeling🎈



Friday 1 May 2020

The Start Of The Lusty Month Of May

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn - Miguel De Cervantes
Welcome to the 1st of May🎈
With a dash of
 I enjoyed a warm hug and cup of tea↓
 I had breakfast.
Got changed.
It didn't look too good on the weather front.
 I got Sexy Beast out for a little ride↓
 Hubby went to work when we got back.
I meanwhile had a coffee,nibble and read the newspaper↓
 Judy Collins  is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk music, show tunes, pop music, rock and roll and standards) and for her social activism.She is 81 years old🎈 
  Then I did some internet searches on getting a new drill.
My younger brother was selling my late dad's drill bits on a internet selling site.
(I did want these, and kept telling him.I did find out where he was selling them.I still have to pay to have them back.My brother doesn't do nothing for free!) 
My younger brother had given me an old drill that belonged to my dad,(It doesn't work!) but not the one I wanted.The nice drill (I wanted),someone else has got, or my younger brother sold it before I could get it. So the hunt for a nice drill that wasn't to expensive. I found the exact drill at Wickes my dad had. Paid for it, now have to wait for the email to go and pick it up.
I had bought a new garden bench last week.But the certain website I bought it from, emailed me saying it was out of stock and had a refund.
Found another garden bench.
It's coming on Monday.
The front step needs painting again.
Black maisonry paint bought.
That's coming on Monday.
The newer garden table is coming on Sunday.
  Coffee and nibble time↓
 Started on yesterday's blog...
Break time for light lunch↓
 My bulk order of sleep tea arrived↓
 My 6 plastic 3kgs sweet jars arrived as well a bag of 15kg of Self Raising Flour arrived as well.
 It was tea at 3 with tea and cake↓
 We did the Tv themes Quiz.
We got 3/6.
My middle son has now broken his lap top we bought him for Christmas.It can't be repaired.
It was supposed to be doing his school work not gaming.That lasted only 4 months!
I have told him I am not going into debt to get him a gaming computer, where the cheapest is £900!
(He has already broke the tablet we bought him 2 years ago for Christmas.I am counting to ten to see how long before his mobile phone goes the same way as his tablet and lap top!)
We watched the daily Government Press Conference↓
 Do we have to print off the photo on the right and send it off for an autograph?
 Used up the black pudding,mushrooms, and added some Tabasco sauce to the beans!
 We watched one further episode↓
Then off to work I go in the sunshine↓
 With some great music↓
 The moon was out when i finished↓
 Nice cloud patterns too↓
I was watching Erasure doing Facetime on Facebook when I got back.
Then I watch Top of the Pops from 1989.
First up was Alice Cooper and Poison.
(I got this on 7 inch vinyl)
The number 1 was Jive Bunny and Swing the Mood.
(I got the 7" and 12" of it I liked it that much)
They played out with Shakespear's Sister and "Your History".
Next up was a great programme about The Shadows
We caught up on the newspaper review.
Then off to bed to enjoy some Friday Feeling!