The coffee pot has arrived. We can’t try it out yet as the coffee grinder isn’t working.

No fanbelt yet. I have persuaded Mr L to join a motoring organisation, just in case of need. That will allow him to relax and enjoy himself when we go.

My phone Tide Tables app has ceased working. I spent much of this morning in trying to find a new one. A surprising number fail to recognise Orkney as having tides. Ho, hum.

I think I have a shard of aluminium, from unpacking the coffee pot, in my thumb. I can’t see it but I can feel the effects of it. It reminds me of the days when my twin grew cactus for a hobby. Nasty things.


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In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

second test

post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

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