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Sunday 18 April 2021

Not Big Enough For The Hole!

Teamwork: a chance to blame someone else - Ambrose Bierce
Welcome to my relaxing Sunday πŸ‘€
Nice big hug and sloppy πŸ’‹ to start Sunday.
Breakfast.
All the males of the household, are going for a much needed haircut.
My haircut in next month \o/
While they went to the barbers.
I enjoyed a much needed coffee.
A Labour leaflet was dropped through my letterbox.
Straight in the recycle bin after I was stitched up over the Councillor job!
Hubby came back with a little bit of hair....
Now to get out of the house in Sexy Beast.
I collected my mops and buckets from Dunelm.
I got more bits from Lidl. 
Off to the clothes bank at Sainsburys.
The bag of clothes that my younger son has sorted out was just too big for the hole....
The bag has to be broken into and added to the hole in small sizes.
Once done.
Now to see mum and dad.
Someone had died 3 years short of her 50th Birthday :(
I said hello to Bill
I said hello to my parents and telling what has been happening about their house. Not to haunt me but my other brothers!
As it was so nice outside.
We had our lunch in the front garden.
My amazon order arrived with things I need tomorrow.
Back out to get our monthly meat order.
My late dad loved Beef Dripping on toast.
Back home to unload all our meat we bought.
Tea at 3
While hubby went off to do a tip run.
I had a beef and mushroom pie to make.
I sent more forms off for the job I am starting tomorrow.
Hubby comes back.
Kids gets their things ready for school tomorrow.
Pie ready!
My lollypop stuff is in the car for the return tomorrow after 4 months off!
Plus I am starting 2 new jobs tomorrow....
Nice early night tonight.
Sleep tea
Back on the Wobbly Work Wheel 🎑 tomorrow





 


 
 

 

Sunday 23 August 2020

Walking We Will Go....

“Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak.” – Steven Wright
Welcome to my Sunday🍾
Another night enjoying the king size bed instead of the sofa....\o/
We were up early to do our daily walk..
But first↓
 Brew and Hug time↑
Breakfast.
Dressed.
Out for a longer walk↓

 Scrap metal anyone?↑

 My brother has repainted the garage door white. Hopefully there will be a For Sale board up soon↑

Up the steps we go.
We get our newspaper,
And now to walk back.
Over the bridge we go↗↗ 


 Under another bridge↑
 Nice mini-van↑
 Gets home after 45 minutes.
We drops off our sons for their little walk.
I visit and tidy up my parent's grave↓
Then off to Asda↓
 They sold out of their Ham Hocks.
While my hubby waited in the car, I got two lovely plants from B&Q.
Then we drives to Sainsburys.
 We waited for the rain to go.
We got a Ham Hock for my neighbour.
Enjoyed a much needed coffee↓
 Back home in the sunshine↓
 Planting plants time↓
 We collected all the veg that was growing in my garden↓


Late lunch time↓

 Now to watch a great film↓
 Nothing else was any good on television.
Out came the NYPD Blue boxset again.
 I also read today's newspaper...
 Vera  Miles is a retired American actress who worked closely with Alfred Hitchcock, most notably as Lila Crane in the classic 1960 film Psycho, reprising the role in the 1983 sequel Psycho II. Other films in which she appeared include Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955), The Searchers (1956), Alfred Hitchcock's The Wrong Man (1956), A Touch of Larceny (1959), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), Follow Me, Boys! (1966), Sergeant Ryker (1968) and Molly and Lawless John (1972)She is 91 years old 🎈 
Geoff Capes is a British former shot putter, strongman and professional Highland Games competitor.
As an athlete he represented both England and Great Britain in field athletics, specialising in the shot put, an event in which he was twice Commonwealth champion, twice European indoor champion, and three-time Olympian.
As a strongman, he twice won the title of World's Strongest Man, was World Muscle Power champion on two occasions, and also had numerous other titles including Europe's Strongest Man and Britain's Strongest Man.
As a Highland Games competitor he was six times world champion,first winning the title in Lagos in 1981,and held world records in numerous events. Following retirement from competitive sport he continued to be involved in strength athletics as a referee, event promoter and coach. He also ran a sportswear retail shop, and became renowned as a world-class breeder of birds. Capes stood 197 cm (6 ft 5 12 in) and weighed 170 kilograms (370 lb) at his peak condition.He is 71 years old 🎈
 Husband woke up after the second episode had finished.
I had to put on the tumble drier.
Cup of tea
 With hot dogs for tea↓
 Afterwards,
Hubby got his things ready to take to work tomorrow.
I have one full week left before I go back to my school jobs....
Back onto the boxset for one final episode↓
With my sleep tea↓
 We all had a early night....
Which I hope I won't be woken up too early by snoring again....
(The clue is the end song↓)