Monthly Archives: September 2019

Priorities

Today saw over 5 million school students and their supporters going on the Strike for Climate Change. Globally. It was incredible. The photos from around the world, distributed on Twitter were extraordinarily inspiring though the one I found most incredible … Continue reading

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Look Ma! No eyes or ears!

Over the last couple of days I’ve almost been involved in collisions with teenagers. These were teenagers with little things stuck in their ears and their eyes glued to their phones as they walked. One actually apologised but that is … Continue reading

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Life on public transport

What an odd and sometimes annoying morning I had today. I was off to Portsmouth for work and, having dropped the girls off with Sue, sighed as the number 5 bus to Farnham station scooted by as I was still … Continue reading

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Making steps

Today was another glorious day. Not too hot, though hot enough to dry three washing loads on the line, not cloudy at all and, naturally, no rain. It was the perfect late September, just gone summer day. I decided against … Continue reading

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Why Dave was livid

The last time the gardeners came, Gardener Dave told me he was livid but, because of the circumstances, I wasn’t able to ask what had caused his lividity. Today he returned (without Lou and with Stan) and, having toured the … Continue reading

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The fight for the red chair

This morning, at Starbucks, I told Chantelle that her new hair reminded me of Daenerys Targaryen. She looked at me like I’d said “grhmugoth hgnfgubt“. I turned to Clara and said that she must know who Daenerys Targaryen is (or … Continue reading

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Surprise lunch

Having walked up to Farnham for essential supplies, and returned, somewhat exhausted, I sat in my office and rang mum. I didn’t call last week and Denise told me she’d been the recipient of countless texts saying I hadn’t called … Continue reading

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My turn

Following the major puppy clipping of yesterday, it was me in the scissor position this morning. Given I was forced to sit on the loo for far too long first thing, I almost cancelled but whatever has been annoying my … Continue reading

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Going the long way

Today I woke up feeling a bit better. The cough is still with me and I still felt quite tired all day but, basically, I felt better than I have. This was a very good thing because I had to … Continue reading

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So pleased to see you!

The cough is still with me, irritating me, driving me a bit batty. I am also still quite weak if I exert myself. For this reason I thought it wise not to go to work today. Plus, as it turned … Continue reading

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