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”

Trees of Crowthorne

Hello. Feeling a bit exhausted. As usual recently… with all that is happening with my parents. The good news is that my Mum is now out of her Covid isolation and she never had any Covid symptoms. She is able to socialise again with her new care home friends so she is much happier. IContinue reading “Trees of Crowthorne”

Yesterday in Richmond

Hello everyone. 5 days with no Waffle. What is the world coming to? It’s been very busy with my parents and work. I went to see my Mum today. She is still sad in Covid isolation but still with no Covid symptoms so that’s a great relief. She may be allowed to socialise with herContinue reading “Yesterday in Richmond”

Tuesday’s Waffle

Hi. I nearly called this “Wednesday’s Waffle” but it appears to be only Tuesday.. so there we go, silly me! I was sitting in my Mum’s care home lounge the other day where the main topic of conversation amongst the residents was what day of the week it was. Someone asked “What day is itContinue reading “Tuesday’s Waffle”

The lavender is out

Hi. How do you like our lavender? We have 2 big pots of this at the front of the house. We used to plant these pots up with something like begonias every year. The lavenders are less work and more cost effective as they stay in the pots year round. I believe the bees likeContinue reading “The lavender is out”

Afternoon walk from Bray

This afternoon David and I had a walk from Bray. We parked near Bray lake which is one of the few places locally that you can park free of charge. It was relatively quiet today. The weather has been weird today. After the hot, hot, hot of yesterday where we stayed outside with friends inContinue reading “Afternoon walk from Bray”

Trip to Cambridge

Hi. David and I had a little trip by train to Cambridge to visit my niece Hazel on bank holiday weekend. Hazel is studying Natural Sciences and is at Pembroke College. She currently has modules in Maths, Chemistry, Evolution and Cell something, I forget the name. What a clever girl! Pembroke College is very oldContinue reading “Trip to Cambridge”

Visit to The Hurlingham Club

Hello. It’s been a busy weekend. On Friday I went to The Hurlingham Club in Fulham with my school friend Sarah. Then on Saturday overnight to Sunday David and I visited my niece Hazel who is studying at Cambridge University. Today I’ll tell you about The Hurlingham Club. This is a very exclusive private members’Continue reading “Visit to The Hurlingham Club”

Resting is so boring

Hi, I’m still positive for Covid. Still jaded and tired. Had a bad neck yesterday and a migraine today. I’m getting so bored of resting and living in the sick bay. David is maybe negative today. His test looks negative but if you hold it up close and screw up your eyes you can seeContinue reading “Resting is so boring”