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On the floor.

This is the second post today, scroll down for a non-dementia posting. SMIL is not in a good phase.  Her downward progress, when you consider that this time last year she was at home, has been rapid. I had had … Continue reading

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Vegan patches

I am attempting to distract myself with work. The OH announced he has booked a holiday without me in September, so I am keeping busy with work and trying to forget that it is at least eleven years since I … Continue reading

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Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleeve of thingummyjig.

I do not have problems with sleep.  I get into bed and close my eyes.  End of. However. I bought us new pillows from QVC.  I did this for several reasons.  They (assorted) tell you you should not have the … Continue reading

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Clearing out the garage.

I have reached one of those miserable phases after a bereavement when doing anything much has little appeal.  I can’t even get myself together sufficiently to send a sympathy card.  I did speak at length to family members last week … Continue reading

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A sudden shock.

The Dementia diaries have had some unexpected consequences.  Having written down what I discovered when caring for my demented mother has meant that much of the useful stuff was committed to memory.  As I am incapable of minding my own … Continue reading

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Dangerous days out for the elderly.

On Friday it was my birthday.  I was old. Nevertheless it was decided that we would venture from the building, go somewhere else and return in celebration.  A little bottle of something fizzy was put in the fridge in case … Continue reading

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Back in the groove.

Here I am, it’s Sunday morning, I mostly comprehend the new laptop and Windows 11, which I think I’ve got, of which more later, and it’s time to fire up the old tripewriter and catch up with you.  How have … Continue reading

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Back

Hello, I’m back. The new computer is up and running.  By my reckoning they last about 9 years round here before they fall over groaning under the weight of undeleted late night window shopping expeditions, so, with a bit of … Continue reading

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A brief hiatus

Jane’s son here. Her laptop has died, and until she gets a new one (and I can help set it up), the blog is going to have a short intermission. She hopes to be back around the end of April.

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Cash and car parks.

Henry was worried that he might be late for work because of difficulty tying his shoelaces.  They were, after all, just one filament sewing thread. Happily the giant hand was at hand, which was handy. Henry got to work at … Continue reading

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