This past week, the weather has been the pits! Last Sunday I came out of work to glorious sunshine, a nice breeze, and blue skies. Since then, the temperature has dropped like a stone and we’ve been ‘enjoying’ temperatures around 2C, and a frozen windscreen. Once the day warms up, it rains. Lots. Judging by what’s in the buckets in the garden, we’ve had about 3 inches of rain in a week. It’s hard to be sure because the dog, despite having access to clean water, likes to get his head in the bucke…
February Snow - 2020, album created on February 19, 2020
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July 2019 garden, album created on July 29, 2019
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Spring 2019, album created on May 7, 2019
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- May 1, 2021This week, others have been harshing my mellow. Since I took early retirement a few years ago, each and every year I’ve had a percentage increase in my pension, often resulting in between £10 and £15 extra a month. For reasons known only to themselves, the tax office has split my ‘tax free allowance’ between my pension and my salaried, part time job. Makes no sense to me, but there you go. The raise this year on my pension was less than £3 a month, and out of that, I paid 40p tax. WTF! Was it…
- April 23, 2021… I have had a haircut. I went to a different hairdresser as although the one I’ve gone to in the past is cheaper by far, she rarely does what I ask for, and frankly, she talks too much! This new hairdresser asked what I’d like, cut the length, showed me, then cut some more off which is what I wanted. She then took time to put in some layers. My hair is very fine, but there’s a lot of it, and it often looks ‘flat’ and lacks body. This cut is great! She spoke a little, but not much which is prefe…