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Monday, 28 March 2022

Back From My Holidays?????

 My grandmother was a very tough woman.She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping - Rita Rudner
Welcome aboard the Wobbly Work Wheel ๐ŸŽก
Nice big hug to start Monday with.
Brew with breakfast.
On goes the thermal vest!
Now to go back to work!
I gave hubby a sloppy wet one before I left.
I only put one winter hat on, with gloves.
I put on the lights.
Now for some fun for a Monday ๐Ÿญ
Parents and children were glad I was back.
Some asked if I had good holiday?
I replied,"I had Covid, and it's wasn't nice!"
One great big lorry saw at me at he was coming up the road, and my big stick was out, totally ignored me and stick and kept going.
Another van just put up his hand as he went past!
It was nice to be missed!
I was getting well warm, off went gloves and scarf!
Finished in one piece.
I picked up the newspaper on the way home.
Coffee machine went on.
Now to load up the dishwasher.
On goes the breadmaker and soup maker.
The soup I am making is for tomorrow.
As I have a little leftover from the previous batch.
Now for coffee!
Tided up the bedroom until lunch.
Bread came out lovely again!
Finished off the soup.
Now for part 2.
Jumper gets took off.
Big Big Sunglasses goes on.
I gets stuck behind a ice cream van going 25 m.p.h half way to my job.
On goes the summer coat and summer hat.
Goes puts my lights on.
Now for a good catch-up with my two friends in the lovely sunshine.
Those sun's rays were so lovely!
I said goodbye to my friends.
Now to enjoy some fun ๐Ÿญ
Some parents who I didn't see in the morning, asked how the holiday went?
"No holiday, I had Covid!"I replied.
It looked like a lot of people have had Covid and some suffered more than others.
I finished in one piece.
Back home for a much needed lolly!
Now for a early Meat Free Stir Fry.
Now to look in today's newspaper.
Sir Peter  Ustinov CBE FRSA (born Peter Alexander Freiherr von Ustinov) was a British actor, filmmaker and writer. As an internationally known raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. An intellectual and diplomat, he held various academic posts and served as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and president of the World Federalist Movement.
Ustinov was the winner of numerous awards during his life, including two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes, and BAFTA Awards for acting, and a Grammy Award for best recording for children, as well as the recipient of governmental honours from, amongst others, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. He also displayed a unique cultural versatility which frequently earned him the accolade of a Renaissance man. Miklรณs Rรณzsa, composer of the music for Quo Vadis and of numerous concert works, dedicated his String Quartet No. 1, Op. 22 (1950) to Ustinov. 
He sadly died on this day aged 82 in 2004 
UK No.1 on this day in 1963:
The Shadows - Foot Stepper 
UK No.1 on this day in 1981:
Shakin' Stevens - This Ole House.
UK No.1 on this day in 1987:
Mel and Kim - Respectable
UK No.1 on this day in 2009:
Lady Gaga - Poker Face.
USA No.1 on this day in 1981:
Blondie - Rapture.
Wrote yesterday's blog post.
Time for a hot shower....
Then Sleep Tea Time.
Hubby won his snooker match \o/
His team won 4-1 in the end \o/
Now to keep the bed warm on his return!







Sunday, 20 February 2022

Using The Writing Hand For.....

It works better if you plug it in - Sattinger's Law.
 Welcome to my Sunday ๐Ÿ’“
We enjoyed lots of hugs and kisses.
Had a break to have brew with breakfast.
Then we carried on...๐Ÿ’ž
Then it was time to get up...
Thermal vest went on....
Now to leave the house for some fresh air...
As we neared the near-by Morrisons.
The Police were stopping people going in and coming out, and stopped people further up the road from going around the island.
We carried onto Co-op.
We got some reduced bits and the newspaper.
Headed for to Sainsburys Petrol Station to fill up hubby's car.
Then off to see my mum and dad.
Gave them some flowers and tided up their grave.
The wind was getting up and it was starting to rain.
I will visit again next week.
Back home. 
The coffee machine goes on.
Nice homemade soup..
I found out what was happening at Morrisons.
A 90 year in his car went under a Petrol Tanker that was leaving the Petrol Station. He had to be cut out of his car.
If we had only got their 20 minutes earlier...
Sometimes it pays to be late going out!
Washing machine went on.
Dish washer unloaded and loaded up.
While I started to write 2 blog posts.
Hubby got out the Abs trainer.
I said,"You are not even trying, you are still wearing your jumper!"
I put the dinner in the oven ready for later.
He did his good half an hour workout.
Nice and red in the face.
He went for a shower.
Time to dish up the tea when he got out of the shower.
Finished writing the blogs.
Now to look into today's newspaper.
Robert Strauss  was an American actor. He became most familiar in Hollywood films of the 1950s such as Stalag 17 (1953), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. 
He died on this day in 1975 aged 61.
“The Burbs” starring Tom Hanks was the #1 movie at the box office today in 1989. The film spent 2 straight weeks on top.
UK No.1 on this day in 1959:
Shirley Bassey with Wally Stott & His Orchestra - As I Love You.
UK No.1 on this day in 1964:
The Bachelors - Diane.
UK No.1 on this day in 1968:
Manfred Mann - Mighty Quinn.
UK No.1 on this day in 1983:
Kajagoogoo - Too Shy.
UK No.1 on this day in 1999:
Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away 
UK No.1 on this day in 2007:
Mika - Grace Kelly.
UK No.1 on this day in 2011:
Jessie J ft. B.o.B
UK No.1 on this day in 2012:
Gotye (featuring Kimbra) - Somebody That I Used To Know.
UK No.1 on this day in 2016:
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Then I got on writing 3 letters to my American Prison Pen Pals.
One lucky one had a photo of me!
The other two already have had a lucky photo of me, and is still writing to me :)
We caught up with two programmes of Top of The Pops from 1992.
That fast forward button was well used.
At least there are two good number 1's coming up 1992.....
Erasure - Abba-esque EP ↓
Jimmy Nail Ain't No Doubt↓
Sleep tea time.
No Wobbly Work Wheel ๐ŸŽก for me this week \o/
Lots of fun to be had! ๐ŸŽˆ




Monday, 10 January 2022

New Guardians Of The Dining Room!

I gave him an unlimited budget and he exceeded it 
- Edward Williams
Welcome back on my Wobbly Work Wheel ๐ŸŽก
Nice big hug to start Monday with :)
Brew with Breakfast.
2 years ago today my late lovely dad was in hospital for the last time.
He died 26 days later :'(
Lots of layers going on....
Gives hubby a wet sloppy one ๐Ÿ’‹ 
Time to leave the house.
On goes two winter hats and winter gloves.
Now to turn on my lights.
Once put them on, now to walk back down to my spot.
Now for the fun to start....
It went quite well.
Only one BOING for one car that didn't stop on myside.
It was different the otherside.
One yellow car just carried on going even though I stuck my stick well out!
It was nice to have a chat with the parents again!
Survived the morning session.
I gets the newspaper on the way home. 
On goes the coffee maker.
I chopped up the veggies for my Meat - Free Stir Fry later.
Then it's soup time....
Chopped up one sweet potato, two carrots, lots of spices,one leak, and chicken stock.
Now for some coffee....
I wrote yesterday's blog post.
Soup was done in under half an hour.
3 servings in there...
I finished my blog post.
Time for lunch.
Now for part two.
My friend dropped off some lovely stuff for me.
She went off to park her car.
I got my winter hat on with gloves.
I turned on my lights.
Now to enjoy a bit of a rabbit.
Felt better after that!
I said goodbye to my friends.
Now for the afternoon fun...
All was going so well, when I held my stick out in front of me, a red car went straight under it, doing the Limbo Dance as it went under!
A van driver a few cars down, stopped by the side of me, and said:
"You missed a trick by NOT giving the windscreen a crack with the stick!"
"Always next time!" I laughed.
Home Time for me!
 I then got chatting to another friend about his Christmas.
He paid £85 for a Christmas Dinner at a Pub on Christmas Day with his family.
The Starter was nice, Christmas Dinner, He had fish, abit tight on the vegetables he said.
The Cheesecake for pudding was lovely.
He is having his other hand done next week.
He fixed his £500 Spin bike he bought off Amazon.
I wished him good luck for the op next week.
Now home I go.
I had a much needed brew.
I had two more bears....
Now to put up the new Guardians of the Dining Room↓↓
Now to dish up the grub!
Yum Yum.
Now to look into today's newspaper.
Johnny Ray  was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Highly popular for most of the 1950s, Ray has been cited by critics as a major precursor to what became rock and roll, for his jazz and blues-influenced music, and his animated stage personality. Tony Bennett called Ray the "father of rock and roll", and historians have noted him as a pioneering figure in the development of the genre. 
He would have been 95 years old ๐ŸŽˆ
He sadly died aged 63 in 1990.
The Invaders, starring Roy Thinnes as an architect who learns of an alien invasion already underway, traveling from place-to-place attempting to foil the aliens' plots and warn doubting officials and the public, airs its first episode 55 years ago today in 1967.
USA No.1 on this day in 1976:
 C.W. McCall - Convoy
The first episode of the BBC1 comedy drama series, Lovejoy, with Ian McShane in the lead role of a roguish antiques dealer, was broadcast in 1986. It ran over 6 series, totalling 71 episodes, until 4 December 1994. 
The very first episode of 'The Sopranos' premiered on HBO on this day in 1999.
 It went on to run for six seasons and became one of the most popular and critically acclaimed shows of all time.
Hubby had won his two matches with the lucky cue I bought him for Christmas \o/
Sleep Tea time.
Now to get into that really warm bed with even warmer hands ;)