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What I did today No.2

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BradfordLass72 Mon 11-Nov-19 10:28:33

I so much enjoyed hearing about everyone's daily happenings but the thread seems to have withered and died, so I'm reviving it.

Please don't think your day to day tasks sound mundane, they're not to me. smile

Pantglas2 Mon 11-Nov-19 10:31:00

Gosh BradfordLass72 I thought initially this thread was about my morning toilet habits......

MiniMoon Mon 11-Nov-19 10:32:03

Thank you BradfordLass. I didn't contribute much to that thread, but really enjoyed reading about other grans days.

Yorksherlass Mon 11-Nov-19 10:34:15

It’s a bit parky here in Scotland ( 3c ) so I’ve made a tomato and lentil soup for lunch , keeps kitchen warm too . What have you been up to 🙂

tanith Mon 11-Nov-19 10:38:27

I’ll give it a go, I’ve walked to the gym a lovely sunny morning although I got muddy feet walking through a local footpath that takes me to a footbridge over the A40. The traffic below as usual at a near standstill, I love that I no longer have to sit in that never ending queue to get to work anymore.
Now I’m home to find a parcel I ordered only last night hidden up the drive behind my car because I was out when they tried to deliver it. So now quick coffee and a shower then have a tidy up.

Enjoy your day

Marydoll Mon 11-Nov-19 10:50:10

I got up early for painkillers, as usual.
Washed my hair, it took ages as it is so thick and my hands were painful and I kept stopping to read GN rest!

Spent ages on the phone trying to sort out a cardiac rehabilitation appointment. Luckily I did, as they were about to take me off the list, as I had taken too long to respond.
I'm now off to have an angina review with my GP and track down a missing prescription. Such an exciting day!

I had considered a quick look round TKMax, as it's in the next town, only ten minutes away from my doctor's, but it's wild here, I may pass on that.

Have a good day.

BradfordLass72 Mon 11-Nov-19 11:04:32

Pantglas2 grin

Yorksherlass I went swimming in the morning, managed an hour's hard work then 5 minutes in the spa pool to warm me old bones.

At home I put swimming things in the machine with a few more towels; ate a crispy salad and cocoa (separately smile) then came to my computer to catch up on email and write my diary.

I'd had a very full weekend, including lunch with the PM at Te Mahurehure Marae and on Sunday attended an Armistice Day ceremony where, with my elders group, I sang, so a lot to be written up.

My homecare lady, Sia arrived at 2pm and I sat and watched whilst she cleaned my little house.

Now it's midnight and I still haven't finished my diary but tomorrow is another day......

Urmstongran Mon 11-Nov-19 11:09:14

Funnily enough Bradford Lass I’d had a similar thought this morning. Great minds think alike! Or is is ‘fools seldom differ’?


It’s noon here in Malaga. I’ve been on my iPad ALL morning! Oh dear. It’s SO addictive. I’m worse than the kids I see stuck to their iPhones. Mine’s a secret habit. I had to pull myself away to read my book club novel over the weekend. That’s how bad it’s getting!

Off for a shower and hair wash now. Unlike you Marydoll I have fine hair. Mum used to say about her own that she’d ‘seen better hair on bacon’. Still makes me smile to think of that.

I’m off out in a couple of hours to meet ‘my ladies’. No men allowed.

I shall be leaving this iPad here ....

ninathenana Mon 11-Nov-19 11:17:49

Made a cuppa for H and I then ate the breakfast he cooked. Loaded the dishwasher and cleaned the kitchen.
No plans for me today as H is attending a funeral with a friend they and the deceased played rugby together back in the day. I may have to pick H up from the wake later. Until then I will amuse myself with some day time TV shock

Yorksherlass Mon 11-Nov-19 11:21:56

Wow Bradford Lass what a lovely weekend you’ve had .🙂

leyla Mon 11-Nov-19 11:30:05

Feeling pleased with myself as I've been for a swim. Followed by a big Aldi shop - trying to get organised so that I only shop twice a week. Have put a load of washing on, about to put the soup maker on then will do a bit of work.

glammanana Mon 11-Nov-19 11:55:14

Good to see this thread resurrected BL72.
Its raining on and off here on The Wirral the weather can't make it's mind up what it's doing.
I spent this morning loading up all my information onto a new laptop which my lovely Grandson set up for me yesterday we had a great day together and he ate me out of house and home before going home to DDs for his Sunday roast.I think that boy has hollow legs.
To day we are going to try and clear some of the front garden ready for Christmas lights to out on the trees next month.

Auntieflo Mon 11-Nov-19 11:57:41

My lovely cleaner is no longer coming, she was only here to tide us over, but already I miss her, so a quick flick round upstairs. Tomorrow will do downstairs.

I was thinking we could go out and I would drive our new car, but DH has a regular lunch group, and it's today. I had forgotten. But it has a good side, as I will not have to worry about a meal tonight. I have defrosted some Spiced Parsnip Soup, So only me here for lunch, now, what shall I have?

The second wash is in and the first is out blowing in the breeze, so hope it stays dry.

PamelaJ1 Mon 11-Nov-19 12:05:16

Just got back from the village remembrance service in the church.
The school had done such a lot of artwork and had made a very modern wreath.

Now I’m off to have some keys cut.

Framilode Mon 11-Nov-19 12:09:47

Early start this morning as our little rescue dog is now demanding an early walk. When she arrived 6 weeks ago she didn't even know what a walk was. Now it is the highlight of her day. I know I shouldn't give in but she has had such a rotten life I can't help it.

Then made some roast butternut squash soup as it is a fast day and also trying to select which painting to order for my daughter's 50th. I know roughly what she wants and our taste is very similar, but still afraid of getting it wrong.

LadyGracie Mon 11-Nov-19 12:12:18

It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining although there is a chilly wind.

I’m just back from doing a little shopping, I observed the 2 minutes silence in the dairy aisle.

After a weekend away with an old friend I woke this morning thinking that I should count my blessings.

Now for the ironing.

Esther1 Mon 11-Nov-19 12:26:59

I looked after my gd for a couple of hours as my dil had an appointment. Then met a friend for coffee at the gym before our class. The whole gym observed the 2 minute silence. Now I have come home and it’s lovely to have some winter sunshine filling the house. I should get on and get some jobs done but I haven’t even showered or changed yet. Thinking food actually!

Lins1066 Mon 11-Nov-19 12:43:51

I observed the two minute silence, then put Radio 4 on and listened to a programme giving the history of The Last Post and the American Taps.
DH has been to Lidl and taken DS's little dog for a very bracing walk.
I'm going to try and wash my hair too, not easy with my back being so painful. My hair is thick like Marydoll's.
What a great day you had BradfordLass72. I love hearing about everyone's day.

sodapop Mon 11-Nov-19 12:49:09

Walked the dogs then went to the Armistice ceremony in the next town where our Association was representing the English community. Fortunately the rain held off.

BBbevan Mon 11-Nov-19 12:57:26

Boiler man came. We have been without heating and hot water for 3 days. Did loads of washing whilst waiting for him to come. Which I shall have to dry indoors as it has just started to rain. Lovely to have warmth though

Jane10 Mon 11-Nov-19 13:16:55

I've been to Aquafit, done some shopping, sorted washing, returned phone call, had lunch, spoke to nice man who'd brought round some interesting info for one of my talks, fed the cat.
I will do another washing then catch up on TV. Lovely.
Very dark and miserable here today. All the lights on and it's lunchtime.

Riverwalk Mon 11-Nov-19 13:47:51

I'd had a very full weekend, including lunch with the PM

Well I don't think my weekend can compare to yours Bradford!

Saturday to the cinema to see 'The Irishman' - fantastic, even at over three hours long! Followed by dinner out. Sunday to theatre - The Watsons as The Menier Chocolate Factory - excellent, preceded by lunch in their lovely restaurant.

This morning I've been skim-reading the book blush for tonight's bookclub dinner. Now off out to Peter Jones for a bit of a mooch.

Brunette10 Mon 11-Nov-19 14:00:59

I was out this morning returning goods which I had already bought, silly me. Went to re-assure my nice lady who sews any soft furnishings I require, she thought she had made my new cushions on the wrong side of the material (she hadn't). Had lunch. DH and I went to Dobbies to take advantage of their 20% off as DH had a gift card for £30 to spend (great) only thing is he forgot the damn card. Now back to look at purchases I bought without gift card. Going to prepare my Xmas card labels then sit down around 3 for a cup of nice coffee. DH fuming with himself grin

lemongrove Mon 11-Nov-19 14:28:12

Really beautiful day here in Oxfordshire, crisp Autumn weather with all the trees on the turn in all shades.We went to the lovely village of Bampton which is near to us, and for any Downton fans, it’s where it’s filmed, the church and village etc.Always a nice place to walk around, lots of very old houses and great architecture.We went to the church there for the two minute silence ( just sat there in silence for a while)
And then to the next village Aston, where we like to visit the amazing pottery/ gifts/ tea room.Had tea and scones then bought some Christmassy bits and bobs.
Home for lunch, then a few household chores before picking up grandchildren from school.

Brunette10 Mon 11-Nov-19 14:37:08

lemongrove - I'm well envious, sounds so idyllic and Christmassy too.