Testing Facebook Connection

Don’t you just hate it when you have all your systems set up and some knob somewhere decides to change what you can and can’t do?


Anyway, news of better things – we are away in the new van tomorrow. Of relevance to this blog: I plan to take my knitting!

The van is now almost packed but it has been very hard work in the heat and we fully expect to arrive at destination to find that we have left something crucial at home. HINT: it won’t be the beer. It won’t be any trouble to return home for any missing items as we are only going to be a few minutes away. What’s the point, then? Really just to try the van out and find the snags before we try going further afield.

  • The unwanted files, gift of a hacker, have (we hope) been removed. Please let me know if any problems linger
  • The half-dead kitten is now very much alive and thriving – named Dusty and a darling
  • Details of the trip will appear at Two Snails

Now, let’s see if this pops out at the Facebook end…


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It’s coming…

It’s coming…

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Well, that was unexpected…

Well, that was unexpected…

I was confiding that Heidi’s days with us are numbered, we had picked out our new van and that Mr Snail was taking her to Cognac to get a PX price… Things did not go to plan. Heidi was looking gorgeous, considering her age, and we both agreed that the fact that they had asked… Continue reading Well, that was unexpected…


  1. August 1, 2018

    On clicking the “read more” link in the email from
    “Scattered Thoughts ” I was presented with this url:
    “https://borisska.bid/choose-best-online-paralegal-school/”. This only happened the first time I used it.

    Have a good trip out to the aire and hope all goes well.

  2. August 2, 2018

    I notice that on this blog there are 3250 hidden links attached after the closing /html tag.
    Dunno if that’s you, wp, or a hack but I don’t see it on other wp sites.

  3. August 4, 2018

    Thank you. Nev. The bastards have been in again. Can’t work out how but they turned off one of the security plugins whilst they were at it.

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