Monthly Archives: November 2010

The blessed movement

I feel certain my sister-in-law would verify that hospital staff are obsessed with bowel movements. It is definitely true of Nambour Hospital at any rate. If the general cheers, whoops and joyful celebration is anything to go by when one … Continue reading

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Pear juice

Denise told us about the pear juice saga today. Apparently it was decided that dad would only ever be able to use the toilet again if he was to drink some. A nurse found some but it was in a … Continue reading

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Noisy neighbour

Slightly before one o’clock this morning, dad was fast asleep, presumably dreaming of something nice. At one o’clock this morning, another patient joined him in his room – it has two beds…they are not short of space. A man in … Continue reading

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Magic

I believe in fairies. And pixies. Actually, I think I prefer pixies. They seem to be a little more mischievous than fairies. Cleary the fairy is the ‘little Miss Perfect’ of the fey world. I once built a pixie ladder … Continue reading

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Visiting

Yesterday dad was moved from one ward to another ward. This is not a lot of fun, especially when you cannot breathe very well and the staff tend not to tell you very much. You are left, bundled up in … Continue reading

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Alone

I wasn’t going to blog today but I feel a bit lonely tonight and it is almost like I’m talking to someone by writing so… My hairdresser told me today that he was almost a ten pound Pom. Like we … Continue reading

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Skates on for natural history!

The weather certainly improved today. At least in London. According to the guy in Londis and the poodles, it rained in Farnham. It was all blue and shiny in South Kensington (maybe I should say ‘South Ken’ now I’ve been … Continue reading

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Naked Jenny Agutter

The statistics I use for this blog give me all sorts of interesting information. One of them is what people have searched for in order to find me. Generally these are quite loose search terms like ‘househusband’, ‘Elphicks Christmas’, ‘naked … Continue reading

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The Removalist

What a day. I feel like I’ve spent most of it travelling. I guess I did. I’d planned to go up to town today and pack up Mirinda’s personal things from her office (in preparation for her leaving). I figured … Continue reading

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Winning the FA Cup

It was a foggy old start to the day. Actually, it was still foggy at lunch time. It was a classic English fog where everything was shrouded in a murky grey cloud. Here’s how the park looked: By about 2:30, … Continue reading

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