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Showing posts with label Trifle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Trifle. Show all posts

Saturday 19 December 2020

Don't Add The Fruit This Time!

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us.Pigs treat us as equals - Sir Winston Churchhill
 Welcome to my Saturday ๐Ÿ‘พ
I woke up far too early for a weekend!
I got the toast and brew on the go.
I wrote yesterday's blog post..
Sleeping Beauty woke up later on after I finished it.
We than had brew with warm hug.
Breakfast.
I got back into that warm bed and fell back to sleep.
Hubby dropped son off at his boxing lesson.
I finally surfaced after he came back from it!
On goes the Christmas themed dress.
 Nice strong coffee to wake up even more!
Now out of the house..
Then out to see my friends, Joe and Tracy at Omega
I gets a mystery bag for £10 as my youngest son like all the nice smelling incenses and candles.
Wished them all a Happy Christmas and a better 2021!
Then off to get some meat for a few weeks.
We gets back home.
Locks the front door.
Light lunch↓
Then to catch up a week's newsapapers lncluding today's.
 
Gordon Jackson, OBE  was a Scottish actor best remembered for his roles as the butler Angus Hudson in Upstairs, Downstairs and as George Cowley, the head of CI5, in The Professionals. He also portrayed Flt. Lt. Andrew MacDonald, "Intelligence", in The Great Escape.
He would have been 97 years old ๐ŸŽˆ
He died aged 66 in 1990. 
Desmond Llewelyn  was a Welsh actor, best known for his role as Q in 17 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1999.
He died on this day in 1999.He was 85 years old.
 We carry on watching Season 15 of Hell's Kitchen..
Planning our Christmas telly watching...
A good film on tomorrow...
Hubby does the tea↓
No ideas for our Christmas Cake this year.
Just a blank space at the moment..
Or as Taylor Swift once sang....
Watched Season 15 Hell's Kitchen to when the black jackets get handed out.
Over the fortnight I have off,
I am going to get more interesting facemasks made.....
Just need to find the time to wrap up the Christmas presents.....
The clock is ticking down....
 Mince pies need making!
&
Oh yes, need to buy the trifle mix too...
Must remember not to add fruit to the jelly, as I did last year, and the jelly wouldn't set.
The jelly had to be set in the freezer instead!
Sleep Tea time! 
Hopefully will have a lie-in tomorrow....


 

 
 
 
 



 
 

Thursday 2 April 2020

Little Spot Of Trifle!

Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level - Max L Forman
Welcome to another day of Lockdown๐ŸŽˆ
We had to leave the house to draw some money out to pay for the electrician coming to fit the new light.
But first hug and cuppa↓
 The sun coming up↗↗↗
 We got back.
Now for a little walk to get the newspaper.
 Streets are very empty↓
 Back home to enjoy coffee,nibble and a look at the newspaper↓
 
 Serge Gainsbourg  was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor and director. Regarded as the most important figure in French pop whilst alive, he was renowned for often provocative and scandalous releases which caused uproar in France, dividing his public opinion;He would have been 92 years old ๐ŸŽˆ
 He died aged 62 in 1991
Michael Fassbender, Irish-German actor (Shame, X-Men).He is 43 years old๐ŸŽˆ
 Edwin Starr  was an American singer and songwriter. Starr was famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number-one hit "War".He died in 2003 aged 61.
Hubby goes to work↓
 The electrican comes and fits out new light in the bathroom↓
 
 Gets yesterday blog's post published.
Light lunch time↓
 As I have loads of time on my hands.
Not going to Happy Place of Work 
for the time being.
I found a trifle mix I bought at Christmas,
(Still in date)
I used the trifle dish I bought last year.
It turned out great ;) 
 Nice chicken tea with stuffing and mustard↓
 We could up with today's:
 Then off to do some singing while working with some great music↓
  I gets back home to enjoy a much needed hot shower!
I have ordered some more box sets of Dalziel and Pascoe↓
 I hadn't realised until it was too late, I have ordered series 4 twice! 
I will be writing a witty review about our stay at the Abbey Hotel from February on Trip Advisor tomorrow......
Sexy Beast is going in for its MOT tomorrow.......
&
It's the Friday Feeling๐ŸŽˆ tomorrow \o/ 
 

Wednesday 26 December 2018

A Little Bit Of ABC....

“Did you ever notice that life seems to follow certain patterns? Like I noticed that every year around this time, I hear Christmas music.”– Tom Sims

Boxing Day
Welcome to my Hump of the Week ๐Ÿซ
We had a nice lie-in again↓
Hubby's dad didn't have a good night's sleep on the sofa.
I said hello to Sexy Beast, while hubby made to Bacon Sandwiches for all of us..
 After we ate breakfast.
Time to bring along the great CD to listen to while we drop off hubby's dad.
 
I go off to do my job for a few hours.
I came back and finished making the Trifle.
I had the bird tell me the Chicken and Leek Pie was ready..
I looked up the Birthdays: 
 Henning Schmitz: German musician (Kraftwerk) is 65 years old.
Curtis Mayfield:American singer-songwriter and soul musician (Freddie's Dead, Superfly)
dies aged 57 in 1999.
 Dave Brubeck Quartet: formally disbands in 1967.
 We then watch the first episode of:
So good I bought the book off Amazon with £5 off...
Then we watched 3 episodes of "Bullseye".
The first episode, no one won the caravan,
second episode won the speedboat.
We taped the third episode
 As it was creeping over 1am before we went to bed......