It was hard not to get caught up in the Royal Wedding.  I had decided that I was not going to watch it as I really was not too bothered about it, but as M was away, he had asked me to record it on 4 different channels.  I had got on with my day and started the recordings at 9am and left them to it as they were running until 3pm…. Read More

I am a little overweight and keep saying that I am going to diet, and half-heartedly attempt it.  Last week a buddy of mine who is overweight challenged me to do weight loss together and see who does the best.  I love a challenge and when I am competing with others I become quite bloody-minded.  So, the challenge is on, I have been logging everything I eat and drink, and am sticking… Read More

As we say up North.  I cannot believe it has been this long since I last blogged, so by this entry, you can rest assured I am not dead.  However, I cannot testify to whether I have been abducted by aliens in the last month,  which would account for the loss of time and absence of my wittering on about this, that and the other. So, where have I been?  Not far… Read More

And call from Tonga… I woke up this morning in a complete panic, my heart was beating so fast I could hear it.  I sat up and quickly reached for the dogs, who were happily sleeping on the bed. I had just woke from what I considered a nightmare, this is what happened. M and I decided to go to London, but rather than take our car we decided to go by… Read More

Sitting at my desk, the lighting is low, not by my doing. The weather, although we were promised temperatures higher than Spain, has not stopped raining, so much so the roads were flooded in many places. Well, I ought to leave but the rain it never stops, and I’ve no particular place to go. Earlier I needed to go out and get the dogs a 15kg bag of dried food that I… Read More

I was talking to the trainer last week regarding the food that I make for the dogs, including the biscuits, and she said that she used to do that but after a few weeks gave it up as she didn’t have time to do it.  This I found odd.  I prep the veg, usually carrots, sweet potatoes, cabbage, green beans and broccoli and shove it all into the electric pressure cooker, and… Read More