Trip to Houston, Texas

Hi all. I’m back! David and I have been away. We spent an enjoyable 6 nights in Houston, Texas. We had a good holiday and used some of our air miles. I’m now back to work and my busy life looking after my parents etc but the break was very beneficial and it turns outContinue reading “Trip to Houston, Texas”

Banks etc

Hello. My life seems to revolve around many different banks at the moment, helping my parents with the Power of Attorney. The process is both frustrating and time consuming and the continuing inefficiencies of Barclays left me in tears last night. After pub and sleep it was off to Santander in Maidenhead this morning. SantanderContinue reading “Banks etc”

Mindfulness, money, meals, movies

Hi there. It’s a post full of MMMMMMMs. It should be Monday. 1 Mindfulness I’ve just finished reading this book on mindfulness. This author was recommended by my blog friend Liz from Liz’s onward journey. I found this book to be very peaceful and powerful at the same time. I really enjoyed it. Some ofContinue reading “Mindfulness, money, meals, movies”

The Windsor Waffle goes to Bordeaux

Bonjour! David and I have just spent an enjoyable 5 nights in Bordeaux, France; our first flight and holiday abroad since before the pandemic started. We’ve had a good time and done far too much eating and drinking. The weather wasn’t as hot and sunny as we’d hoped for. It was 32 degrees C onContinue reading “The Windsor Waffle goes to Bordeaux”

Best meals of the week

Yum yum. This week I’ve been quite busy so we’ve had a couple of ready meals: lasagne with carrots and fish cakes with baked beans. But I have also managed to cook 2 home cooked meals and 1 more coming up tonight. My favourite so far was the sausage and squash risotto we had lastContinue reading “Best meals of the week”

April = garden month 😎

Hi. I don’t have Covid any more 😊. I had my first properly negative test on Saturday, just in time for my birthday and Easter Sunday yesterday. It’s been a great weekend. Glorious sunshine. Out and about again without the Covid. We’re still a bit tired on and off, David’s ears are still bothering himContinue reading “April = garden month 😎”

March is flying by…

March has been a whirlwind, don’t you think? It’s really sped by. I’m afraid crafty March has not been very crafty. I have run out of time and it is nearly over. The three craft activities completed have been: 1 Hand hemming to take up my new work brown trousers and wearing them several timesContinue reading “March is flying by…”

Looking back on Covid 2021 to present

This is part 2 of my post looking back at the pandemic so far. So where was I? January 2021. This was a bleak month for me. My father almost died from an abdominal aortic aneurysm and had emergency surgery for the same. A week later partly due to stress and lack of sleep IContinue reading “Looking back on Covid 2021 to present”

Swansea trip – part 2

Hi guys. Here are a few more pics from the weekend. Three Cliffs Bay is so beautiful. You can’t see the beach or the three cliff peaks at the start of the walk so you are rewarded with the lovely view when you’ve done some of the walk and turned the corner. We started atContinue reading “Swansea trip – part 2”

Trip to Staines on the train

Hello my friends. I’ve had quite a nice day. It was a “me” day when I did things I wanted to do. I’ve been worrying quite a lot about other people in my life recently so decided to focus on myself today. This morning I made beef and anchovy stew and it’s been cooking inContinue reading “Trip to Staines on the train”