Sunday, January 22, 2017

You Turn Your Back And She’s Gone

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I start the day by watching season 5 of Rosanne. I then get a call that gets me up off my arse. I tidy up and

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then put the engine cover mounting bolt on the Skoda that came. It fitted and that was done. I put the battery back on and then move the trailer.

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Which leaves the path area clear and tidy.

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I might put a fence up between the garden and the composter to stop the wind channel we have.

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A while later when I have my pants on, I’m over the Chase with Dotty. She is there in the background somewhere burning off some energy.

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You see.

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We are happy to watch.

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We walk awhile, I lie, we walk a lot.

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Dotty however runs it. Does circles round us and runs them too.

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A while later…

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Greenie has lost Dotty in a fenced off area. She got in but can’t find her way out.

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He calls and calls and calls her.

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And eventually

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She finds a way back.

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Come on Greenie. I’m thirsty.

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At the visitors center we have tea and cake. Yep now refuelled.

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And with that we start our walk back.

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Erm fresh air and all that.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Patience

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You know when you have searches on ebay and you are waiting for the right item in the right place. Patience is a virtue and all that. Well several options came up to day. I sent one of them an offer and that I would collect instead of them posting.

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As it happens they accepted promptly and I took the MX5  to Stoke for a drive. And today her brakes were fine. A bit of use has helped no end.

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Sometime later I arrive home and open the boot. Its amazing what you can get in an MX5 boot.

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I take it out and head to the spare bedroom.

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Sometime later after I have pulled a couple of miles of aerial cable through the hole it already poked through and I already new there was a couple of miles of lead which goes to each room hidden under the loft insulation. I start the tuner.

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A while later the 24” widescreen Panasonic TV was up and running. Fantastic. For w while I go and play Drakes Fortune.

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Then Matt P and Naughty Norf come round. We play doom.

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They tell me how dam good the sound system is in the front room.

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I ponder if the neighbours think the same and turn it down.

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I order a Indian in for us all from my favourite delivery place Indulge. And so we do in beer, food and Dooming.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Aliens

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Today is my first full day. The air is nice, the train journey even nicer.

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I sit still and relax.

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I turn some more pages.

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I even finish a chapter!

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At dinner time we go for a walk to the chippie, and sit in the park and enjoy them. Andrew goes with the kebab and chips I recommended. I look on jealous.

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Back at home I’ve had an envople from a far away place.

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Palmer may not want to sell me any nuts and bolts for their power plate system. However one of their agents in a far foreign country does. Now I can put them on at last.

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I open the belated Christmas present from Matt B. Beer glug glug, and a game gear.

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I some fresh batteries out and a couple of games and power it up. Only it doesn’t work. Now I have two faulty ones. I look up the repairers. It may be I get them fixed then.

 

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As retro gaming goes I also picked up this PS2 Starsky and Hutch for a £1 at Compton Hospice Shop.

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For the rest of the night I watch season 4 of the Rosanne.

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The last eposide ends with Aliens. How very weird!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Appointment

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The world is an amazing place. How ever put in that position also wants shooting.

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At Midday I leave the office and head for the station.

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I await my London Midland Chu Chu.

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And ponder the future. Is what is about to happen going to be wonderful, or terrible. Is it going to work, or is it not? Until its tried you never know. At this point I can be no worse off. Its so odd, that since the last appointment my hearing has changed and the buzzing in my head too, that maybe now I have finally got used to it anyway.

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I decide to check if my faulty phone has made it back yet. I look up the number.

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put the code in and

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find that it has.

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and with that it is time to change trains.

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At least the story is more interesting now as I turn the pages of my book.

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We are nearing Cannock, this is it then.

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A short walk and I’m at the Chase Medical Practice.

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I enter and go to the reception desk. “have you used the dirty, germ contaminated screen to book in sir?” “No I haven't and I’m not likely too either”. The other receptionist says, “no need for him he's come for the audiologist and is the only person for today”.

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And with that I take a seat.

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A while later I reading the paper work.

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Considering how large that said it was going to be, when they got it out of the box I said good god that's small, you said it was going to be big and not a behind the ear unit.

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So this is it. Small and loud.

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And behind the ear. Now the sound I hear isn’t perfect, and speach isn’t brillant either, in a way the ear doctor was right in both counts of it not being perfect, but having a sense of balance of sound directional is great. Joy oh joy, was it so very, very, very, very wonderful to hear sound in the right ear. Now I’ve got to get used to it as the ear nerve hasn’t been used for a such a long time. But wow it helps not hear the whistling in the head either. I want to cry with joy.

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I go for a walk around town, and treat myself to some dinner in Taylors. Scampi and chips yummy.

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Matt meets me in town, where I have done lotsw of shopping and he has a big office chair in the back of his car! We talk we play PS4 and then we go to the pub, on the way for some tea.

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I take him to the really nice place, the one furthest from my house, and closest to the railway station. Its bound to be a treat and it is.

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Wow its so nice, and even better and unexpected, main meal items were two for one. Which oddly Matt had to take home!





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