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Posted: 16/11/2012 at 10:51

Morning all. Sun again, but lots of rain due later.

Quick nip in before I start cleaning downstairs- oops who planned to do it yesterday? Nurse due lunchtime so needs must! NOT houseproud, but there is a limit to the dust layer.......

'B' boiler woke me just after 6am with its' 'whistling'! 4X I got up & prodded things!! Poor daughter had only got back in about 2.30am so she's now grumpy, not surprisingly. Shall give them a ring sometime soon so they know before they return to do rest of bathroom bits.

Have altered Tesco delivery & added some more items already. Back to a Tuesday again, but late in afternoon. Wed now free for me to go Christmas shopping without daughter who turns out to be off again on Thursday!

OMG is that the time? Byee.... J.

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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 19:46

Well, that's Tesco organised for next week. Will be totally confused as usually have delivery on a Tuesday, but cant, so will spend the rest of Wednesday afterwards thinking it's Tuesday....

Will also be going to a store at w/end. Why you ask? OH wants to upgrade his mobile contract- I knew it wouldnt last & it's bound to cost! Daughter also wants me to spend so much on dairy so I can get £ off petrol voucher for her!! Somehow I think I've gone wrong somewhere with that..... Still if OH takes ages shall go into Costa!

TV flopping now, night all. J.

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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 18:00

Another phonecall & no message nor number!

OH did phone, my mobile which for once was in my pocket & not lying around somewhere. He's working tomorrow after all, so I shall have time to be Mrs Mop tomorrow. Good.

Window cleaner paid. Kale must've drained by now so off to cook. J.

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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 17:18

Drat! hadnt realised that the bag of kale needed to be washed, so delay in starting to stirfry it to go with the spicey 'stew'.

No message was left..... just wont answer anymore. OH, if he back early morning, will of course do just that & get really cross. Dont think he's cottoned on to the slight pause you get with cold calls that gives you time to put the receiver down first. J.

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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 16:48

Back inside. 4 biscuits, the last Aldi chocolate bar & a coffee, what more could a girl want?

Realised was going dark here too Chris & the noise from next doors' leaf hoover annoying me so I stopped. Wheely bin soooo full & have also been adding to my bins if the stuff soggy, so bin doesnt dry out. Energy levels brill today, but tomorrow..... oh well give it a week.

Whoever asked- yes at hospital next Tues. It's a course for women like me run by a cancer charity & the nurses. The other lady locally, in a similar situation, isnt going. She's still wearing her wig too, but her hair must be better than mine as she's a month or so ahead of me in the treatment. Each of us react differently I suppose. I just hope that I can walk down ok, bit daft if I get halfway & realise need a taxi. Daughter can collect anyway.

Phone keeps ringing, number withheld so am just letting it go to answer machine. If OH's Aunt, a possibility, she should leave a message & I'll ring her back later, when about an hr to spare!!

Right, must get changed. Meal easy again- reheated leftovers. May even do some cleaning later as realised that if OH gets back early he'll not be impressed & daughter will want a lie in after her part night-shift.

BTW Inka- wonderful shot of your nearby surroundings. J.


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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 13:17

Back again, well for a bit, then am off outside to continue clearing the border that daughter disrupted yesterday with her 'how do I do it?' bulb planting! The sun has arrived too.

We trotted up to PO- daughter sold something else, unlike OH who keeps buying -then into local supermarket for supplies until w/end. Even more chaos than normal as they are expanding, into not much space anyway, presumably to offset the new Asda which is due to be built sometime soon. I dont intend to drive up to either as roads already bad enough & the supermarket parking is even more reduced & people, drivers, are just being stupid/selfish.

Ooh different nurse coming tomorrow, but she says has visited me before. No memory of her but there are several with the same first name, so confusion, by me, very easy.

Poor daughter just left- wonder if she'll last the shift? J.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 15/11/2012 at 12:58

We've now got a lovely sunny autumn day!

Dull, but dry earlier, walked to local shops. Back home to make 'bottom of fridge/veg rack soup' with newly purchased crusty bread & grated cheese- very yummy.

Off out in a bit to continue cutting back in borders. J.

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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 09:26

Have fun playing with it Pam, J.

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Posted: 15/11/2012 at 09:24

Morning all,

Popped in with my 2cnd coffee whilst daughter in bathroom. She's doing a rotten shift today & feels grotty with yet another cold- 2cnd in 3 weeks.

House temperature didnt drop much last night, so heating didnt come on. Not too bad initially then I decided to 'boost' it for the remaining 30mins. Radiators really quick to heat up- impressed. Now also know much more about the 'wireless' sensor- that's what the box is in the cupboard!

Off for a local quick shop then may delay being Mrs Mop as it's dry out there again & the rest of that one border is waiting for me to finish it off. Can do cleaning when dark, wont be brill, but nobody notices 'cept me.

Shall look for Garden News Pam. J.

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Posted: 14/11/2012 at 19:33

Completely confused now...... my poor brain!

Am going to be very boring & sign off. Ironing awaits, but then maybe not.

IF someone is willing next week, I may ask for lessons......... J.

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