Car Parks

Posted By on 29th January 2019

Last week I went to the local hospital for a chest X-ray. It didn’t take long, less than 20 minutes from entering the hospital to trying to find my way out again. Even the car park was simple to understand, but what happened in the next car park I went in was a little harder to fathom.

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You Know You’re In Trouble When – – – –

Posted By on 22nd January 2019

You know you’re in serious trouble when you sit down to write your weeks shopping list and the first 4 items are,

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Did You Know?

Posted By on 15th January 2019

Did you know that bereavement can affect your immune system? No I didn’t either, but it seems it can and it does and it has undoubtedly affected mine. There I was thinking I was coping reasonably well whilst all the time, in the background, my own immune system was plotting against me. And boy did it mean business.

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Happy 2019

Posted By on 1st January 2019

Goodbye 2018

Posted By on 29th December 2018

Well this is the time when I usually take stock and look back on the year that is coming to an end. Not in my worst nightmare did I ever think that 2018 would turn out like it has. Peter passed away in September, and since then I’ve had a burst pipe in the kitchen one of the worst coughs/colds of my entire life and now I’ve got a bad chest infection.

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10 Green Bottles

Posted By on 18th December 2018

A couple of weeks ago I took some bottles down to the glass recycling bins in the village. There was a young man there with a little girl, maybe 3 or 4 years old, and he had lifted her up and was letting her post the bottles through the holes into the bins.

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Two Close Shaves

Posted By on 11th December 2018

My weekly supermarket run takes me through some of Lincolnshires beautiful countryside. Narrow country lanes, rolling fields, big Lincolnshire skies, but it’s not without it’s hazards.

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Xmas Rant

Posted By on 4th December 2018

This is the time of year when I usually burnish my ‘bah humbug’ credentials and go off on a bit of a Xmas rant. But this year things are a bit different as I have small children in my life for the first time thanks to Peter’s niece, who assures me she is just the person I need to banish my previous festive feelings into ‘Xmas past’. I suspect she’s right too.

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I Knew It Was A Good Idea!

Posted By on 27th November 2018

Last Tuesday I watched the live ‘Martin Lewis Money Programme’ on ITV. I’ve become quite a fan of his recently. Earlier in the year some of his advice resulted in me getting a fair sized tax refund and during these last few months his website has been extremely useful for financial matters relating to bereavement.

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Riparian News

Posted By on 20th November 2018

Regular readers may remember how back in August I wrote about the drainage ditch debacle and how we had unwittingly become it’s riparian owners. If you’ve no idea what I’m talking about (and why would you?) click here for the full story.

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