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Showing posts with label The Proclaimers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Proclaimers. Show all posts

Saturday 5 March 2022

Catching Up With....

 I've just solved the parking problem.
I bought a parked car - Henry Youngman.
Welcome to my Saturday 🔮
Nice bit of Adult fun for a Saturday morning 😍
Then it's brew with breakfast.
Listened to "Sounds of the 60s"
The UK Top 3 in 1962. 
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again.
Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Livin' Doll
Elvis Presley - Rock-a- Hula Baby
Thermal vest on.
Now out of the house...
Not going anywhere in Sexy Beast,
As a carer for next door parked over my half of the drive!
Hubby asked if the Carer could just move his car over a bit more, so I could get off my drive please.He did.
Dropped off son at work. 
Got a magic bag from Morrison's in Astwood Bank. Then we nipped into Co-op to get reduced veg for the soup this week.
Goes and gets the tyre pressures checked on Sexy Beast.When we have to wait for the two owners of two cars to finish their conversation.
Then back home.
Coffee machine was put on.
Unpacked the shopping.
Time to put on the soup maker!
Then for coffee...
The washing machine was put on again.
Now for a light lunch!
Chicken,Sweet Potato,Parsnip, and Leek.
Then it's back out to do my Crystal and Tarot course.
That hour went really quick.
Now round to say hello to my parents.
We had a quick look around the graves, as the sun was shining.
Now back home.
I made the Lamb Casserole with Dumplings.
The Red Casserole Dish went into the new oven on low.
I got on with writing yesterday's blog post while the tumble drier went on.
The tea was ready soon after I finished my blog post.
Yum Yum!
Now to catch up on some telly from the past week!
First up:
Dragon's Den.
The Apprentice.
2 episodes of Top of The Pops from 1992↓
Then 2 more episodes of Fame from Season 2.
Now to look in today's newpaper↓
James B. Sikking  is an American actor known for his role as Lt. Howard Hunter on the 1980s TV series Hill Street Blues.
He is 88 years old 🎈 
Michael Warren  is a retired American television actor and former college basketball player, best known for playing Officer Bobby Hill on the NBC television series Hill Street Blues
He is 76 years old 🎈 
Murray Head is an English actor and singer. Head has appeared in a number of films, including a starring role as the character Bob Elkin in the Oscar-nominated 1971 film Sunday Bloody Sunday. As a musician, he is most recognised for his international hit songs "Superstar" (from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar) and "One Night in Bangkok" (the 1984 single from the musical Chess, which topped the charts in various countries), and for his 1975 album Say It Ain't So. He has been involved in several projects since the 1960s and continues to record music, perform concerts, and make appearances on television either as himself or as a character actor.
He is 76 years old 🎈 
Clodagh Rodgers is a retired singer and actress from Northern Ireland, best known for her hit singles including "Come Back and Shake Me", "Goodnight Midnight", and "Jack in the Box"
She is 75 years old 🎈
The Proclaimers are a Scottish rock duo formed in 1983 by twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid who were born on 5 March 1962. They came to attention with their 1987 single "Letter from America", which reached No. 3 in the United Kingdom, and the 1988 single "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", which topped charts in Australia, Iceland and New Zealand. The Proclaimers have sold over 5 million albums worldwide.
First active from 1983 as an acoustic duo, the Proclaimers moved toward band-oriented rock in later works. The Proclaimers' style draws from a diversity of influences, including country, folk, and punk rock. Their playing range has included roots rock, alternative rock and folk rock, and their music is typified by their Scottish accents. The Proclaimers often tour internationally, and have released 11 studio albums since 1987, the most recent being 2018's Angry Cyclist, as well as three compilation albums and a DVD. 
They are 60 years old 🎈 
Patsy Cline (born Virginia Patterson Hensley) was an American singer. She is considered one of the most influential vocalists of the 20th century and was one of the first country music artists to successfully cross over into pop music. Cline had several major hits during her eight-year recording career, including two number-one hits on the Billboard Hot Country and Western Sides chart. 
She died in a plane crash on this day in 1963 aged 30. 
USA No.1 on this day in 1977:
Barbra Streisand - Evergreen
Sleep Tea time.
Busy Sunday ahead...tomorrow 🔮



Wednesday 12 January 2022

Watch Out For That Sun!

 Pissing in his shoe keeps no man warm for long 
- Icelandic proverb.
Welcome to my Hump of the Week 🐪
I had a nice warm hug :)
Brew with Breakfast.
The thermal vest and many layers went on.
Good job I covered up Sexy Beast last night!
I gives hubby a sloppy wet 💋
Now to leave the warm house...
It's freezing!
On goes two winter hats, big winter gloves.
Now to walk up and turn on my lights.
Turns on my lights.
Now to walk on back down the road to my spot.
It's cold and frosty.
Two cars had to perform emergancy stops!
Three cars go straight under my stick like limbo dancers!
It doesn't help when car drivers don't scrape the car before they sat off...
Tank drivers I call them!
One woman I talk to was saying where her son is , in South Korea, it's -15c!
I laughed, and replied: 
"I won't never moan about -2c again!"
I survived the morning!
I move Sexy Beast.
I post the letter to my Prison Inmate in the USA.
Then it's into the Co-op...
Plenty of reduced veg to make soup with this week!
The self-service till kept going off with all the reduced items I had bought!
Then onto get my newspaper and next door's magazine.
Now home:
Coffee machine goes on.
Unpacks the shopping.
Now to get tonight's tea ready.
Pork Chops pan fried.
Stuffing added to them.
Put in oven ready for later.
All the vegetables put in their saucepans.
Now I need that coffee!
I wrote yesterday's blog post all the way to dinnertime.
Now to reheat the soup we made last night.
Sweet Potato, Carrots, Onions and Parsnip.
The sun was out, and that normally means low lying sun!
Big Big Sunglasses go on.
Two winter hats and gloves go on.
The low lying sun is back!
I turn on my lights.
Now for a little rabbit with my friends!
When it was time to start.
I said goodbye to my friends.
Now for the fun to start!
One grey car that never stops, kept going again under my stick it went!
A green car done the same.
My friend returned with his dog for the last 10 minutes.
The red car from Monday returned, and kept going under my stick again, and then turned left further up the road! 
At least I finished in one piece.
My friend, his dog and me went back to my car.
While chatting, we noticed something up in the sky!
I said to my friend:
"They finally found us!"
He laughed.
He said goodbye, and walked home with his dog.
Home time for me.
I covered up Sexy Beast.
Put the bins out for tomorrow.
Put the tea on.
Now to carry on watching a good film, I missed yesterday.
Cup of brew time.
Time to dish up the tea!
Yum Yum!
4 empty plates afterwards.
Time to look into today's newspaper.
John William "Long John" Baldry  was an English-Canadian blues singer, musician and voice actor. In the 1960s, he was one of the first British vocalists to sing the blues in clubs and shared the stage with many British musicians including the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. Before achieving stardom, Rod Stewart and Elton John were members of bands led by Baldry. He enjoyed pop success in 1967 when "Let the Heartaches Begin" reached No. 1 in the UK, and in Australia where his duet with Kathi McDonald "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" reached No. 2 in 1980. 
He would have been 81 years old.🎈
He sadly died aged 64 in 2005.
Randy VanWarmer (also written as Vanwarmer, Van Warmer) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His biggest success was the pop hit, "Just When I Needed You Most". It reached No. 8 on the UK Singles Chart in September 1979 after peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks earlier that year. 
He died on this day aged 48 in 2004. 
Barbra Streisand was #1 on the Billboard Easy Listening singles chart with the song, 'The Way We Were' in 1974.
Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" by Rupert Holmes was the #1 song on the Billboard charts today in 1980.
I went for a hot shower, and left hubby watching his Tales of The Unexpected boxset.
Now to settle down to watch the news and the newspaper review.
Sleep Tea Time.
Now to enjoy some warm hump 🐪