Proud as punch. Is that a saying, But received a text from Harvey on Friday – over there in Melbourne. “Got some pretty big news today. I am now the lead engineer and responsible for the design and engineering for the overhead line in the metro tunnel.” https://metrotunnel.vic.gov.au/about-the-project https://metrotunnel.vic.gov.au/construction/building-the-tunnels-and-stations Which sort of makes it more … More Feather in one's cap- not my cap- but I feel I'm associated through birth ( having been there) ….
Ever year like my mum I go through new diary jotting down birthday days ( numerous great nephews & nieces). This week I decided to have a clear out of these old diary’s which were stored year after year- filling my cupboards 😞. Anyhow normally I store old diary with precious ones I wrote from … More Out with the old( well some of the clutter)
3rd Jan at 10am appointment at the citizens advice to complete Josh’s ‘Capability for work’ form, . I am exhausted after busy Xmas- a lovely Xmas . Josh stayed with us for 10 days maybe more- fantastic to have him home, but tiring. Wonderful to have the family under one roof- seeing Harv all the … More Emotional- exasperated-futile
Spent the last few hours searching for evidence to help us complete the ‘ capability for work questionnaire’ for Josh 😟. Exasperation things don’t change!! The form arrived yesterday and has to be returned by Jan 10th. Typical Xmas treat🤪.So arranged appointment with citizens advice early Jan. Meanwhile need to gather evidence to take with … More Exasperation- again
I’m not sure what to think about these ‘Barbie’ toys? A colleagues daughter wants these two accessories to the Barbie collection as Xmas presents. The ambulance with hospital has all accessories ready to practice time in any surgery. ( no bad thing😅). Perhaps the first steps to becoming a nurse. It wasn’t this toy that’s … More Modern world
I am not sure whether any of us have a lazy Sunday afternoon with it being this close to Xmas. We are juggling ( I use the royal we) renovations at my mother in laws house. Can you imagine my input -nil. Julian’s mum still in hospital so will be looking spick & span for … More Lazy Sunday Afternoon’s
Hospital visiting over today- shattered, so treat myself to a golden oldie😁.
First snow this morning. Which thank goodness didn’t stick here- but I can see on the hills. We have had some glorious autumn sunshine. Josh enjoyed his few days at home over Halloween. Time for more karaoke. I managed a trip to the hairdressers before he came here. Quite handy as Julian can spend a … More Life
I’ve had a week full of appointments- physio ( who has said I don’t need to go to see her any more, but can just carry on( using my tool box of different exercises). Julian & I have discussed this toolbox in jest since the meeting! Apparently I can go back if I feel I … More Marching towards Autumn- well actually it is autumn!
Over the last few weeks I have been making another slip ( petticoat). It’s my third over the last few years. But since Christmas and being in hospital never thought I could manage with the lose of movement in left hand. But it has recovered enough to attempt. If slowly and rather clumsier. ( bit … More finished- in my style- shocking!