Eventful Times

Lots of snow twice in one week. It it very pretty to look at but not so good for travellers etc.I had a fall last week & Sheaj's husband took me to Arrowe Park where I had 4 stitches in my lip & a tetanus injection in another place I shall not mention. It's getting better but I can't smile (no change there then) All the snow is disappearing quickly so it's back to normal. I enjoyed my lunch at the church hall. It was so well organised as well as delicious & an interesting talk was given by Geoff Turner.

Another week

I have had quite a busy week. Went to Liverpool on Monday then to Heswall on Tuesday & met a colleague from my teaching days. She is 80 & still does voluntary work at Arrowe Park it makes me feel ashamed of my idle life. Bought a lot of fruit which is good for me so they say. I had coffee with a friend on Wednesday morning then made a quick trip to Birkenhead. Didn't venture out on Thursday, the day of the big blow. I had lunch with Vivienne on Friday. I went to have lunch with Gill on Saturday, but today DISASTER when I got up I can barely walk - so I'm hobbling around doimg very little - it's so frustrating

Christmas

Well the festivities are over. The decorations are down and packed ready to stow away in the loft for another year. I enjoyed Christmas, good food good company and lovely presents.
I have been to the sales and found a couple of tops & anice pair of shoes, but I have to admit there is a lot of rubbish out there.
As a new yearesolution I must try to go to bed earlier as I don't seem to wake up I think it's these dark mornings well that's my excuse.

Time passing

I met a woman in Chester who had stayed in Palmerston North so we swapped tales about N.Z. Iwent to Birkenhead and meet the Booths after doing some shopping I caught the bus home but saw a rather bizarre sight; a film crew were following a team of Coucil workers mowing grass!!! In Heswall bus station I meet a 91 year old woman who said she was feeling dizzy but she said she hadhad to rush to catch her bus quite amazing.

HELLO AGAIN

I thought I would have a try at writing an entry. Today Istayed at home and caught up with some housework. I changed the sheets and did a pile of washing I hung it out to dry and it blew for an hour and ahalf before it started to drizzle.I watched the Service of Remembrance it was fine weather and the trees stillhad all their leaves. In the marchpast was a man of ninety walking sprightly along it made me feel quite ashamed when I moan about my little aches and pains.

soggy Sunday

Some really mixed weather here- it poured down all day Thursday then we had our first frost of the winter on Friday. It has been a quiet week we went to Birkenhead to do some shopping. The shops are getting quite busy with Christmas fast approaching, it is a little more difficult to find a table in the cafe.
We had a visit from the dietician this week she recommended that Mr.D. had more fortified drinks as he is still loosing weight.
I went to see Marjorie she was feeling a little low this week but it has been
very dark and dreary most of the time. There was a pheasant in the garden which made a lot of noise I did suggest that it would make a good meal as I rather enjoy a pheasant roast but I couldn’t kill it to save my life.
I liked the sound of your Saturn link it appeared that you were part of the mission to the moons of Saturn which have been reported on the T.V.
I am going to send off some parcels this week then I can start to tidy up the little bedroom.

Here we are again

Saturday was a glorious day so after lunch we went to Gordale. We were spoilt for choice with the variety of goods on sale but we did manage to buy a couple of items. We also met a former member of staff from Brackenwood and caught up on all their news.
It was very cold last night but this morning I have cut the grass and gathered up quite a few leaves. I’ve also defrosted the freezer so that I can buy in some food ready for Christmas. When I went to Asda with Andrew last Friday I thought Christmas had already arrived as people had their trolleys piled high and the car park was really full. Mr D went into the loft to get my Christmas box so that I can start writing the cards I know the Christmas stamps are now on sale.
We went to church last Sunday and enjoyed seeing all our friends but we watched the Remembrance service on the TV today. We also visited Heswall and Birkenhead but all in all we have had a quiet week.
Hope everyone enjoyed their time at camp and looking forward to hearing from you soon.

November days

Looking out of the window as I write this update it is dull and very wet(a heavy drizzle which has been falling all day); the lawn is covered with leaves fallen from the cherry tree. I suppose I will have to sweep them up when the weather improves. My hair was blown to bits on the way home from the hairdressers-I think the weatherman sends bad weather deliberately on Saturday mornings or so it seems to me.
Been quite busy this week, we went to Liverpool one day and Heswall another. On Tuesday afternoon we went to see Leah and John, it’s always a little strange when we go back to Bebington.
I managed to cut the grass and dig out lots of moss from the path on Wednesday and on Thursday morning I went to see Marjorie-she seemed a little better this week.
On Friday we did some shopping we were both pretty tired by then so we have taken it easy today. Last night the fireworks started about 5p.m. They were so loud we thought they were being set off in our garden it sounded as if World War Three had started ,fortunately they stopped about 10p.m. They were lucky it was fine last night.

catching up

It’s been one of those nothing weeks- we had a visit to the hospital- it was a case of keep taking the medicine and see you again in six weeks. We also put in a repeat prescription at the doctors.
We went to the bank to pay a few bills and then on to Matalan where I bought some pot pourri and a jumper Mr.D. bought two books and guess what ? some pens .
On Thursday we did some shopping then I went to see Marjorie and after that I managed to cut the grass despite it being rather wet.
We had a visit from Gill who was off to Paris for half term-quite envied her. It has been so quiet here with no school and the roads are relatively empty at “rush hour”.
Friday we went to Birkenhead, but Mr.D. was not very well in the afternoon.
I saw Sheaj at the hairdressers this morning and after lunch we went and bought a plant and some daffodil bulbs (which I have now planted). We also had a chat with Betty Hinchliffe when she delivered the church magazine.

Medical report

Many thanks for the prezzies received this week- the views are lovely and Mr.D. is enjoying his book.
The district nurse came and gave us our ‘flu’ jabs- he was very good and we didn’t feel a thing. Later that day Mr.D. had a visit from the podiatrist and benefits from having his feet seen to; on Saturday he had his hair cut so he almost(well almost) felt a new man.
We ordered a new video recorder and DVD player which were delivered on Thursday; all we have to do now is learn how to operate them shouldn’t be too difficult for two intelligent people(ha! ha!).
We made a foray to Liverpool on Monday-we enjoyed it but Mr.D. found it tiring
Andrew came and fixed the computer which had developed a minor glitch; and in the evening I went with Sheaj to Asda. We were both a little disappointed as many of the shelves were empty and they didn’t have any stock to fill the shelves.
The weather has turned really foul with endless rain and strong winds. We went to Birkenhead but they keep changing the bus route and it is difficult to know were to get off or on. We were dropped off in the bus station but coming home we had to catch the bus in Borough Road.
Hope you have sorted out your washing machine problem it is such a nuisance when anything goes wrong without warning.