Saturday, 29 April 2017

Still there?

It's been a few years... just thought I'd see if this old blog thing is still working!! Seems silly to start a new one if this one still works. 

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Goodnight Sweetheart.

Tarka

?? 2000 - 07/10/14





Monday, 22 September 2014

I spoke too soon.

Iphone did not survive.

time to dig out the insurance documents I think!

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Death by toilet!

For the iPhone... well nearly, anyway. 

I dropped my phone down the loo. I've spent years congratulating myself for taking my phone out of my pocket before going to the bathroom but yesterday I forgot. It was in the back pocket of my jeans and flipped out and into the bowl before I even realised it was still there. 

I was away from home and didn't realise I should switch the phone off straight away, so by the time I got home 3 hours later and googled what I should do the screen was dead so I couldn't switch it off and it had been wet inside for 3 hours. 

Anyway, with nothing to lose I put it in a tub of uncooked rice and in the airing cupboard for 24 hours and hey presto... It's working again! 

I think I got very lucky! 

Sunday, 13 July 2014

The art of blogging.

I'm not a natural blogger. I read a lot of blogs where people have interesting lives or interesting opinions to write about. But my life is very routine (how I like it) and I'm not very opinionated, so I have very little to write about.

I run
I play badminton
I swim
I cycle (occasionally)
I work
I cook

But none of that is interesting when repeated over and over in a blog. It doesn't really even work as a diary because I write about the same things all the time.

But, having created my own little piece of internet it feels like a waste not to use it. I just need to decide what to do with it.

Any thoughts?


Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Oh, I forgot to blog again!

So, I'll do a big catch up post one of these days. Until then, just letting you know I am still here, currently sitting in McDonalds with a hot chocolate, watching the rain getting heavier and heavier...

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Gardening

I've never been much of a gardener. Both houses I've lived in by myself have got small gardens and I only really wanted a garden for the dogs. So over the years my garden has been very neglected and has accumulated a lot of junk where I have dumped stuff to 'sort out later'. 

Well, over the last few weeks I've been working on sorting out my garden. All the 'stuff' has been sorted, 3 car loads went to the tip! I've cut the grass a few times now which means its looking a bit more like a lawn. I've also placed some tree trunk slices and put some pots on them with plants in. The tree pieces and plants have come from work. I have lopped the overgrown trees back as much as I can and I've cleared the patio and have got furniture so I can sit outside. 

It actually looks really nice out there now and I'm enjoying my garden a lot more. 

Pic: one corner of my garden. I couldn't photograph any more because the washing was in the way!