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Showing posts with label reading. Show all posts

Saturday, 26 March 2022

Breaking Free!

Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore and you sleep alone - Anthony Burgess
 Welcome to my breaking free of the ball and chain SaturdayπŸ’₯
Brew and breakfast.
Hubby dropped off son at work and got the newspaper.
I finally got out of the bed.
Thermal vest went on.
I blew up the balloon for my mum to go on her grave for Mother's Day tomorrow.
Now for some fresh air....and sunshine.
Hubby repainted the front door step (Twice)
Letting that dry.
Put some washing on the line to dry.
Tidied up the house.
Now for a early light lunch.
Now to get ready for the final week of the Tarot and Crystal course.
I will have to do an hour of Crystal learning to get pass my Crystal Course.
I passed the Tarot Course with flying colours!
Woo hoo!
I went to see my mum and dad afterwards.
Put the balloon on.
Tidied up the flowers on the grave.
I will come up again next week to see if any of those gold-digging brothers have put any flowers on their grave!
Back home.
Nice lucky bag to open up.
Loads of nice stuff!
Now to get on with writing yesterday's blog post.
We listened to "Sounds of the 60's" from earlier.
Plenty of big tunes to listen and sing along too!
Top 3 from 1969 
3:
Cilla Black - Surround Yourself With Sorrow.
2:
Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?
1:
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Tea time:
Then we carried on listening to 
Pick of the Pops from 1968
3:
Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock of The Bay 
2:
Tom Jones - Delilah
1:
The Beatles - Lady Madonna
Moving onto 1987:
Some great songs in the top 20!
The No.1 of on this day in 1987:
Mel and Kim - Respectable
Speaking of No 1's.
UK No.1 on this day in 1983:
Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know?
UK No.1 on this day in 1989:
Aswad - Don't Turn Around.
UK No.1 on this day in 2005:
Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay -
(Is this they way to) Amarillo?
USA No.1 on this day in 1955:
Bill Hayes - The Ballad of Davy Crochett.
USA No.1 on this day in 1977:
Hall & Oates - Rich Girl.
USA No.1 on this day in 1988:
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror.
Early night as we are up early to look around a Car boot tomorrow.
Sleep Tea Time.
Finally finished reading the good book!
Early Night Time!






 
 

 
 
 




 
 

Monday, 21 February 2022

Soothing A Battered Ego!

If you play with anything long enough it will break - Murphy's Law
Welcome to my Monday Motivation 🎈
No Wobbly Work Wheel 🎑 this week \o/ 
Nice warm hug to start the non-working week with. 
Brew with breakfast.
Hubby still has to go to work.
I gives him a sloppy wet one before he leaves.
I go back to sleep for a bit.
Then it was time to get up.
Both kids are up.
One son has work to go to ....
I leave the house and wait in Sexy Beast. 
I get the newspaper on the way.
Drops one son off,
The other one nips into Lidl.
Then off down to post some letters, and visit the local Charity shop.
First stop, Post Office.
Has a laugh with the Post Office staff, on the letters are for.
"You are gettting them poor inmates all excited!"
"True, and they must like what I am writing, as they write back!"I replied.
 Now onto the Charity shop...
Loads of bargains!!!!
Dropped off the bargains in Sexy Beast.
Quick look in Co-op for more reduced stuff.
I got the veggies for the homemade soup this week!
Now back home.
Coffee machine went on.
Unpacked all my bargains.
8th Minion......
My youngest has worn out the DVD of "Grease" he likes it that much!
My other son hasn't seen "Lock,Stock and Two Smoking Barrels", or "Snatch".
The soup and bread maker went back on.
So he has no excuse not to watch them now!
 Coffee Time.
&
Soup.
I did a bit of meditation,
The lavender candle and incense was well nice.
Felt full charged.
Tea at 3 
Then I got yesterday's blog post wrote up to tea time.
Meat Free Stir Fry.
Yum.
The bread from the breadmaker wasn't quite done, back in the oven for a bit longer....
Now to look inside today's newspaper.
Tyne Daly  is an American actress. She has won six Emmy Awards for her television work and a Tony Award, and is a 2011 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee.
 Daly began her career on stage in summer stock in New York, and made her Broadway debut in the play That Summer – That Fall in 1967. She is best known for her television role as Detective Mary Beth Lacey in Cagney & Lacey (1982–88), for which she is a four-time Emmy Award winner as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. In 1989, she starred in the Broadway revival of Gypsy and won the 1990 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
She is 76 years old 🎈 
William  Baldwin  is an American actor, producer, and writer. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the second-youngest Baldwin of the four Baldwin brothers. He has starred in the films Flatliners (1990), Backdraft (1991), Sliver (1993), Virus (1999), The Squid and the Whale (2005), Forgetting Sarah Marshall, in which he portrayed himself, and the Netflix show Northern Rescue (2019). Baldwin is married to singer Chynna Phillips. 
He is 59 years old 🎈 
 Les Gray was an English musician best known for his work with glam rock pop band Mud. Gray was also known for his distinctive vocal impersonation of Elvis Presley.
He died on this day in 2004 aged 57.
UK No.1 on this day in 1963:
Frank Ifield - Wayward Wind.
UK No.1 on this day in 1975:
Pilot - January.
UK No.1 on this day in 1976:
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons -
December 1963, (Oh What A Night)
UK No.1 on this day in 1981:
Joe Dolce Music Theatre -
Shaddap Your Face.
UK No.1 on this day in 1998:
Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On. 
USA No.1 on this day in 1981:
Dolly Parton - 9 to 5
The bread is now done!
I have 3 Godfather Books to read.
Outcomes the first one:
With 
Sleep Tea.
Hubby comes back all deflated.
He lost his snooker match and his team lost 3-2.
His has a week away from it now,
(As we are celebrating my Big Birthday 🎈)
He came back with my Birthday present from his dad.
Plus
 2 magic bags from Spar and Co-op.
Now to use my warm hand to soothe his battered ego in bed!


 




 



 
 

 

Monday, 23 August 2021

Trying To Escape The Monday Mood!

Your best side? My dear, you're sitting on it - Alfred Hitchcock
Welcome to my Monday 🏠
Hug with a cup of brew.
Breakfast.
Gave hubby a sloppy wet 😘 before he went to work.
Dressed.
Lots to get on with this morning.
Washing machine goes on twice.
Once that was done, hung it all out on the line!
Now for a much needed coffee!
Then out for a little ride in Sexy Beast.
Got the newspaper,
Back home.
Now to empty the overnight bag from the weekend.
Watered all the plants inside and out.
A good book arrived for me to read later.
Lunchtime.
Then to write 2 blogs from the weekend.
Loads of photos of cars going to be put on!
Tea at 3.
Then for some reading....
Interesting....
Cooked up a Stir-Fry for me and one son.
The other son doesn't like hot Stir Fry!
Hubby was visiting his dad.
Quick read of today's newspaper.
Followed by two episodes of
Hubby comes back, well tired.
Sleep tea time.
Out and About tomorrow.....\o/