Category Archives: The parrot has landed.

Gone with the wind.

The OH received a threat of insulin from the doctor if he didn’t lose some weight. Being himself he went completely overboard.  First he went on the wagon (not completely, there has been quite a bit of riding on the … Continue reading

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Futurology.

You should not wish your life away, though on average we spend 1000 hours a year online, which we don’t have to do, and, in a lifetime, 13 months sitting on the toilet, which we do have to do, though … Continue reading

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Happy New Ear.

Last year was the year of ThingsGoingWrongWithTheBody.  It was not much fun.  There were a lot of bodies, absolute carnage dear heart, oh yes. Well first there was my mother’s body that conked out completely on January 20th.  The surprise … Continue reading

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Next room qualified

Now that so-called higher education has turned into a government cash cow, institutions of advanced learning are ramming as many fee-paying students in as possible, whilst simultaneously lowering the entrance requirements.  The cynical may consider that this is because they … Continue reading

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We are a grandmother.

Laura Alice Laverick born 00.24 October 7th 2015 was looking just lovely 14 hours later. Aaaaah! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ JaneLaverick.grandmother

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It was…….

..the best of times, it was the worst of times.  Well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration but it was certainly an up and down weekend. The worst bits were not nice at all.  I got a nasty email.  … Continue reading

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Art and that.

After the last lot of ghastliness I decided it was time to do something to recover, so I have been perpetrating art. Well, not really, more like craft.  I thought I’d have a go at something undemanding but fun.  Create … Continue reading

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Twice as mice.

Last time you left this was a one mouse house.  On Sunday it was a one mouse house, on Monday it was a one mouse house, on Tuesday it became a one mouse house with a humane trap in the … Continue reading

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Affairs of mice and women.

I am writing with trepidation and sockless feet, for there is a mouse loose in the house. Yesterday we had a lovely day down at the S&H and his bride’s where the boxes still unpacked have all been moved into … Continue reading

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A moving experience.

How very nice to have a positive experience that ended with all parties happy and generalised satisfactory accomplishment. We helped the S&H and his bride to move on Saturday and we did it in the day and got back just … Continue reading

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