Jaqui's Daily Blog

Tuesday 19th June:

Mr B and I are off to a Beetle Drive tonight! Can life get any more exciting?  Mr B only realised this morning that our evening engagement means he will be missing the England match.  I think it is a tribute to his loyalty to his Bowls Club (the organisers of said Beetle Drive) that he hasn't cancelled.

 

I should do well at the Beetle Drive as I have had plenty of practice recently playing with young Sam and James.  However the boys and I play with large, colourful plastic beetles (see picture) on which we affix yellow legs, noses, feelers and eyes according to the roll of an extremely large dice.  How will I cope with the boring paper version?

 

Full-time work means you never really get to meet your neighbours so I am determined, in retirement, to be a better neighbour.  I started by inviting Mrs Next-Door-But-Two over for Elevenses this morning.  She was a mine of information about other near neighbours so at least now I know a few more names and will be able to smile, wave and say hello next time I see them.  Well it's a start.......

 

Mr B is not happy that the two and a half bags (8 lbs) of rubbish I collected on yesterday's litter-pick has ended up in our wheelie bin.  He warns me that if we can't close the lid and, come Bin-Day, if our rubbish does not get collected because of that, it will be all my fault.  I never realised it was so hard being a Friend of the Environment.......

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19.11 | 22:40

I'll be thinking of you. Good luck. Love from Pat.xx

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19.11 | 18:19

Good luck Jaqui from us both. Hope all goes to plan. Kindest wishes, Roland & Shirley x

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16.11 | 11:06

Will you be OK for the op? If you care for someone like you do, there isn't anyone to care for you. So glad that Kay and Louise were around that day.

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15.11 | 22:04

Hope you're OK. xx

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