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

Sunday, 20 December 2020

Wow, That's A Nice Price!

My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we're having a change. We're going to let her in - Les Dawson

 Welcome to my Sunday πŸ‘…
Little bit of a lie in...
Nice warm hug with hot brew!
More Christmas themed clothes to wear!
Kids were helping to deliver some Labour leaflets for our good friend Cllr Joe.
I declutted the bathroom.
All the empty Body Shops tubs were put in the recycle bin, as our local store has closed down!
Coffee time!
The kids were back in no time.
Now for us to go out for some fresh air!
The Christmas Tree looking nice↓
We got some reduced items.
Funny Private Eye Front Cover↓
There was a nice hunky man on the next magazine I looked at!
We had to go to Morrisons for some mixed fruit.
We picked up a whole Salmon for under £8.
That's being cooked on Tuesday!
Nice large Mocha on the way out..
Back home to unpack the shopping.
Light lunch time↓
There is now a vacancy come up for a Cllr for my ward.The one who was going up for it, as moved to Nottingham. so I have to go for a interview and get the ball rolling.
That should be interesting....
I gets yesterday's blog wrote while hubby does his work out on the Wii.
Tea is served!
Roast Pork with lots of stuffing and veg.
With Crab Apple jelly.
We watch more of Season 15 of Hell's Kitchen up to the final episode.
I have quick look in today's newspaper..
 John  Hillerman was an American actor best known for his starring role as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III on the television series Magnum, P.I. that aired from 1980–1988. For his role as Higgins, Hillerman earned five Golden Globe nominations, winning in 1981, and four Emmy nominations, winning in 1987. He retired from acting in 1999. 
He would have been 88 years old 🎈
He died aged 84 in 2017
Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto)  was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock and roll, folk, swing, and country music.
He died on this day aged 37 in 1973
Sleep Tea Time
The Christmas cake is being made tomorrow 
(Some of hubby's brandy is being used in it!)


Thursday, 3 January 2019

Trying To Release The Red Stuff...

A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat - P. J O' Rourke.
I have a bad enough time trying to sleep,
(I am a light sleeper).
I had a loud snore in my ear....
So I resolved the problem,
(besides giving a elbow in the ribs and a quick kick)
I got up to enjoy tea and toast,
Plus I watched an episode of Kirstie's Homemade Christmas..
 Before falling asleep again...
Later on, Hubby warmed my breakfast back up with he went to work.
He a big πŸ’‹ goodbye.
I had a phone call,
Someone is coming out to look at the roof tomorrow..
(It's blowing a gale in the loft) 
Another pop star has passed away.
It is 
Daryl  Dragon 

 He died from from renal failure at the age of 76 years old.
I had to go and have a blood test.
Out into the cold I went.
 Anyone fancy a shopping trolley,toilet,fridge or garden chair???↑↑↑
 Parks up at the hospital.
  All ready to try to get that rare thing out of arm...
(My veins don't like giving blood at the best of times....) 
I looked at the Birthdays
 John Thaw: British actor,(The Sweeney,Inspector Morse) would have been
77 years old.
(He died at the age of 60 in 2002)

Bill Travers [William Inge Lindon-Travers]: British actor, director, officer and animal rights activist (Born Free, Gorgo), would have been 97 years old .
(He died aged 72 in 1992)
  Joy Adamson([Friederike Viktoria Gessner]: Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free),was murdered by her servant at the age of 69 in 1980.
 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist, Aretha Franklin in 1987

Once that was done, I tried to pay to get our of the car park...
2 cards were declined..
 Walked back to car to see how much loose change I had.
£2.50 in 20p,10p and 5p.
Then I tried my card using contactless...
Surprise Surprise, it worked!!!!
I was out of there in under 20 minutes!!
Back home for coffee and lunch..
 Had a nice packet through the post.
 Free gift↓
 Now I can try and use my knitting looms to knit my own hat....
Went back out...
Today's hat was the pink one!
 I parked by the college, as older son needed to collect his order from town.
 Then I went around to see my dad.
 We had strong words
( I did, as I don't like being accused of stirring the shit, when I haven't).
I got back home ..↓
 Sorted out the evening meal.
Went to work.
Came back for another strong coffee.
My kids have found Shaun the Sheep on Netflix.
 Making plans on how to use tomorrow Friday's Feeling...🍾🍾🍾