Sunday, 28 February 2010

Weird test!

See If you can read the following paragraph.

Only great minds can read this

This is weird, but interesting!

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too

Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can.

i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg.

The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde
Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the
olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit
pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a
pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by
istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot
slpeling was ipmorantt!


I was in Chile in 2001 and it is such a beautiful country with lovely people. Santiago was stunning and I can't believe the pictures I am seeing on the news following the earthquake. My best wishes are Chile-bound and I shall be watching the news like a hawk. Our planet is a powerful and unpredictable thing, it is always in control, all we can do is look after it and try our best to cope when natural disasters occur.
Peace to you all. X

Photo and stuff.

Well I had my photo taken for the local paper today with a couple of friends/business associates, we are hosting a pamper evening at which we will be selling our respective goods so it was good promo - although I expect to have about 4 chins in the pic! Went well though.
I can't believe the winter Olympics are nearly over - been watching it all evening, the men's curling final, cross country skiing and speed skating to mention a few events. I am really looking forward to the Paralympics in a week or two though - good luck team GB!

Friday, 26 February 2010

80s flashback

Listening to Texas - I dont want a lover, ( such a great tune in it's day and now! Cheered me up after an evening of typing, photoshopping and listing on the websites! A small reminder:
Typer's cramp is setting in anyway so I must have worked hard. I shall retire to the living room in a bit to watch some of the Winter Olympics - can't believe how the time has flown! Hopefully the UK will win something else...
Later all!

Sunday, 21 February 2010

Total shit.

A good day turned bad, we just found out that a close friend has Motor Neurone Disease...just diagnosed. Feel completely stunned, I guess this is where a blog comes in to enable one to put these things down in writing and help process stuff. You just never know do you? Live your lives people.


In my PJ's at 4pm - terrible! Actually I got up very early (for me), and went to do a table top sale where I took the grand sum total of £3.40 - that was worth it then! Got home feeling deflated, had a tuna sandwich and cup of tea and felt much better, then slobbed into the nightwear and am now watching the Simpsons...a good Sunday after all! Its the episode where Homer invents the Flaming Homer and Moe steals it...classic.
Will update later as I'm sure my Sunday is fascinating to all of you who never look at this blog!

Saturday, 20 February 2010

Just a quick blog.

Hi all, bit early for me but I am at a loose end so thought I'd jot a note down. I have been listing more books on my web shop but keep getting timed out, not sure what that means but it is highly annoying so I shall return to it later! In the meantime there is always the ironing...boooo. Hope you are all having a good day out there.
Peace out.

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Snowy Wales.

Hi all, had a lovely day in the hills surrounded by gently falling snow - it wasn't cold enough for it to stick so the roads were fine, but it was so pretty to be amongst. An otherwise grey day turned into something quite magical. Tomorrow I am accompanying my other half to Birmingham airport so he can drop his folks off - not quite the same but we will have a change of scene if nothing else!

Anyway, on with work. Started web shops for both of my businesses so they need to be populated now before I can sell stuff. It is a shame to take the attention away from eBay - it has served me fairly well over the years but the rising fees, charges and commissions are forcing people away...greedy eBay!
Later folks. X

Wednesday, 17 February 2010


It is a year today that my beloved ferret George passed. Although I know he is still with me I miss him physically - his face, his fur and his chuckle. This is the sad thing about having animals, they are gone too soon and we miss them. See you in my dreams Georgie.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Messed up!

Hi all, I am up and awake which is normal for this time of day but hardly slept last night - a drawback of being nocturnal is that when you have to attend a daytime event like the funeral I went to yesterday, it messes up one's sleep patterns. It was a nice day regardless of the circumstances though, we saw Bill off well and the cremation ceremony was very free and relaxed which makes a change from the usual orderly approach. His wife and our dear family friend did all the talking which I admire her for and we had a laugh and joke as he would have wanted. We got home at a very reasonable time - around 7pm, watched a film and dozed really. I watched the Winter Olympic coverage throughout the night but snoozed on and off as sleep caught up with me. I'll be back to normal now I think!
Anyway, I shall pop back later!

Sunday, 14 February 2010

Hi all.

Morning/evening to you all wherever you are on the planet, checking in for another post finally. I am very excited about the Winter Olympics and have been avidly watching on the BBC website thing, loved the bumpy skiing today - made my knees hurt just looking at them! Well done team USA though for a gold and bronze.

We went to see 'Up In The Air' today starring the lovely George Clooney and I really enjoyed it, possibly as there is a part of me that would like to live that anonymous jet-set lifestyle, although truthfully it would probably be fine for like a week or so then I would miss my bed and houseplants! Anyway, a jolly good watch nonetheless and highly recommended.

Anyway, I shall sign off for a bit - cooking pasta then doing ironing - thrilling news for a blog I know but it's a window into my world. Got a funeral tomorrow of a very close family friend so must make sure we are wrinkle-free.

Catch you later peeps.

Sunday, 7 February 2010


It's roughly 2.30am and I am watching Stargate SG-1 which is always fun. It has been a beautiful afternoon and evening here, misty but also sunny which led to a rather eerie light that you only get in winter. Had a really lazy day too - telly, slobby clothes and lots of tea - no excuse needed, we just didn't need to go anywhere or do anything! Anyway, I shall now do some work, check the emails etc.
Goodnight all.