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Showing posts with label The Sounds of the 60s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Sounds of the 60s. Show all posts

Saturday 21 October 2023

Happy Birthday Manfred!

 When all else fails, and the instructions are missing, kick it -
Welcome to my busy Saturday 👅
Breakfast and Brew.
Listened to "The Sound of the 60s"
UK Top 3 from 1969.
3 - Lou Christie - I'm Gonna Make You Mine.
2 - Bobbie Gentry - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
1: The Archies - Sugar, Sugar.
My new trainers arrived.
The rainbow shoe laces went in!
Now to leave the house with younger son.
(Hubby went off to get some new parts for his car, that was going to be fitted by a good friend)
Drops younger son off at work.
Now for me to look around Morrisons...
Will wait for No.4 to come out on DVD.
Tried to use my voucher for my newspaper, the red light kept going off. I was advised to go to the Cigerette counter. Another queue to join.
Back home with some shopping.
Then back out in hubby's new car.
The brake pedal had been fitted to the passenger foot well!
Goes round to see my friend, who fits the new parts to hubby's car.
Paid him and back home.
Picked up shopping list.
Now to to do some shopping...
The trolley wouldn't move.
We got another trolley and carried on doing the shopping.
I was tempted....
Hubby got his Gemini book....
I left it there....
It will soon be here...
Done shopping.
Back to the car we go....
Back home to unload the shopping.
While hubby puts the shopping away.
I refill the bird feeders.
Sweep the path of leaves.
We have has rain in the last 24 hrs↓
The wisteria is still growing↓
Now for some liquid lunch.
Looked in today's newspaper.
Manfred Sepse Lubowitz (born 21 October 1940), known professionally as Manfred Mann, is a South African-born musician, resident in the UK since 1961. He is best known as a founding member of the bands Manfred Mann, Manfred Mann Chapter Three and Manfred Mann's Earth Band
Happy Birthday Manfred!
Now to make some tea... 
It's done!
Smoked Salmon, Mushroom Risotto.
Now out to fetch two magic bags from Starbucks.
Then reduced food from Morrisons.
No thanks↑↑↑↑
Back home with the Magic Bags...
Reduced cake!
We caught up with James Whale.
News and newspaper review.
Sleep Tea Time.
Move fun tomorrow!


Saturday 21 January 2023

Nice To Watch Others Bake!

Intuition is the strange instinct that tells a woman she is right, whether she is or not - Oscar Wilde.
Welcome to my Saturday Fun 👅
We had a nice bit of a lie-in...
We lay in bed listening to "the Sounds of the 60s"
The UK Top 3 from 1969. 
Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
Fleetwood Mac - Albatross
Marmalade - Ob-la-Di-Ob-La-Da
I just had toast for breakfast.
On goes the thermal vest.
Older son is dragging his feet in tidying his room up!
A snail could do quicker!
Writes out shopping list for hubby to do the shopping.
Coffee time.
Hubby has a sloppy wet one 💋 before he goes off to the shopping.
I carry on updating the blog.
Hubby comes back,
We put the food away.
Light lunch time.
Hubby takes older son out to the tip then onto his late dad's house to pick some more things up.
I meanwhile have a blog to update.
I got the leeks in ham, covered in cheese sauce in the oven!
Hubby came back with some of things I had put up on the wall.
Tea is ready.
Afterwards I looked into today's newspaper.
US No.1 on this day in 1984:
Yes - Owner of A Lonely Heart. 
US No.1 on this day in 1989:
Phil Collins - Two Hearts
Then we did the Heardles:
Heardle 60s:
My answers:
Then we watched a good US programme on Baking!
Sleep Tea time.
Getting under that 16 tog duvet before the heating goes off!