There aren’t many milestones in Josh’s life. He didn’t pass his A Levels, or his Degree ( as didn’t take any). Didn’t pass his diving test- nor likely to ever take it. He hasn’t got engaged- or married. So many milestones in life we all take for granted- just miss his radar. Missed all that … More Countdown to Josh’s 30th b’day
I’ve not managed to look in the cupboard above my bed since my Stroke at Xmas. But yesterday whilst I was searching for something to send Harvey in Australia- I came across a plastic bag. Christmas presents hidden away last year for Julian. Because of the turmoil at Christmas. Feeling so poorly in between hospitals … More Looking in the cupboard- what did I find
The weather was slightly chilly- but not too cold to stop Josh going in the hot tub daily. We had booked it a year ago. A house rather than a bungalow- but I stayed downstairs. No problems. Previous 3 weeks have been slightly chaotic ; Julians mum having to go by ambulance twice within 4 … More and breathe……..
Last weekend was going to be a nice weekend; first trip over to Cheshire since my Stroke,visiting friends, meal planned, & up to pub to call in on for a quick hello to old friends from the 70’s, ( YF reunion) before home to bed.. Oh yes, all well planned- but I can tell by … More Not a typical Monday- or perhaps for me it is ?
What a lovely time we spent with Josh at home for his Easter break. It was non eventful but that’s how we like it really I recovered from that nasty UTI . watching Josh througly enjoy his easter egg hunt outside in the glorious sunshine. I could site palatially ( is that how you spell … More Easter hols at home
Not been feeling well- ‘well there’s something novel”!! This time a UTI, really felt crap. the dr put me on some antibiotics whilst we waited for test results. I wasn’t improving. I could see the Easter break approaching, Each day I rang surgery for results. No the receptionist said patiently. As I rang each day. … More Dr saves the day
Positives and negatives to the last few days spent in Anglesey. On the positive side- we managed, in a little bungalow. No steps to climb, no mats to trip over ( Julian moved them out of harms way!) The first day was sunny,. if freezing. we got the car serviced. Had some great meals. Tapas … More You win some, you lose some
Thanks to cousin Jane whos recently sent me some newspaper cuttings from the 60’s (I think 1963) relating to my grandparents and their Methodist chapel. I would retype the print but my hand no up to that yet. If anyone tries to enlarge the screen that might be large enough to read. Also Jane sent … More Back in time -Mixtures of stuff -serious & students diary!!
slowly I can see the old Sue resurfacing- even if I still can’t type properly with my left hand. I am walking with my stick during the day- or ever now and then with no stick. 🙂 But still I am prone to falling One night whilst heading to the bathroom- I caught my toe … More Marching on
So a few weeks ago when I was feeling proper poorly- and watching Tv more than usual- I came across Michael Portillo Great Canadian Train Journeys https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0c13gr1 It got me thinking about when I went to the same part of Canada when I was around 20. ( see future yet to be written!) I wondered … More One thing led to another