A Stag Party

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, ANY MEMBER OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. Becky and Ian returned this morning to their home at Emsworth. This afternoon Jackie drove Flo, Dillon and me out for a drive in the forest.Continue reading “A Stag Party”

The White Doves Of St James’s

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Before we set off for Emsworth yesterday afternoon, we watered every plant container in the garden. This took some time. Just as we passed Brockenhurst on the way to Becky’s birthday celebration, I realised I had left my wallet at home. Returning home for it added 45Continue reading “The White Doves Of St James’s”

Keep Off My Balcony

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. On another day of gentle recovery Jackie and I delivered a letter to another Knight in Everton Road that had been wrongly included in our mail. We then joined Becky and Ian in the Beachcomber cafĂ© at Barton onContinue reading “Keep Off My Balcony”

Salt Marshes

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Early this morning I walked around the garden to survey the elemental damage. The review of the situation was actually encouraging. The nicotiana and agapanthus staked up a couple of days ago have perked up; as have the white gladioli, and the surviving Priscillas in the NewContinue reading “Salt Marshes”

Stymied By The System or The Failed Migration

Another young woman at O2 had the doubtful pleasure, early this morning, of being the seventh person I have spoken to about the ongoing ‘farce’. Without going into too much boring detail, especially of the music I listened to whilst on hold, I can report that the culprit department has been identified, and the problemContinue reading “Stymied By The System or The Failed Migration”

Why Do Estate Agents Have Such A Bad Press?

As I reported yesterday, the promised telephone call from Penyards did not come. Hopefully giving him time to sort out his desk, early this morning, I phoned the manager. I asked him if he was familiar with the situation concerning our flat. He said he was and read out his briefing. ‘That’s her version’, IContinue reading “Why Do Estate Agents Have Such A Bad Press?”

Perfume

As the morning stretched out, so did the shadows cast on the lawn by the climbing sun whilst we pottered about inside prior to a trip to Christchurch. After lunch we drove to Curry’s/PC World just outside Christchurch to investigate the possibilities of buying a new laptop and giving my old one a good cleanContinue reading “Perfume”