Saturday, 7 March 2020

Another Saturday

Saturdays seem to come round with increasing speed these days - maybe it is because I manage to fill my time easily and have little spare.   As I have mentioned numerous times before, Saturdays are the one day in the week when I am often at a loose end and the day seems to drag - but not so today.   After several pleasant and still days the wind has risen as the day has gone on and although the temperature has risen the wind has made it feel cold.   It was the first Saturday in the month and as such it was our village Coffee Morning - I always go although I no longer live in the village.   There were less there than usual although it was fairly well attended.   Whether this was due to the Coronavirus or to various coughs and colds I have no idea.   Friend W and I both bought our Turkey and Lentil Lasagnes from A who makes them specially for the day.   They are in individual packs for one and are delicious.  I like to keep two or three in my freezer.   I usually have one of the ones I buy for lunch on the Saturday but today W and I had decided to go out for lunch so both packs bought today were frozen straight away.

Then it was out to lunch - Panninis - bacon, chorizo and sweet chilli sauce with salad and sweet potato chips for me and chicken and sweet chilli for W - and they were, as always, so tasty.   Friend M is shortly moving house into Leyburn and has had various jobs done on her new bungalow, so we called in to see how she was getting along - it is all coming along nicely.    She will be living quite near to where I live so perhaps once the weather gets a bit more summery I might be able to walk there with Percy (he has a seat so that I can sit down on the way for a rest if it is too far).

After a few years of not taking The Lady magazine (in my education days I used to write articles which were often published in it) I have started taking it again.   It is now a fortnightly magazine and my main reason for taking it is to do the quite difficult and highly enjoyable Ladygrams (2 of them) - cryptic crossword type puzzles which occupy my mind for a large part of the week end and at the same time keep my old mind active.   Walking and my exercise class for my body, Ladygrams for my mind and good food for my digestive system - hopefully I am on the right track.

Like Tom I am enjoying the Inspector Montalbano series on iplayer and for the last two nights have watched an episode.   Last night, for the first time in a fortnight, my son called in so it was quite late before I started watching and this meant I didn't get to bed until half past midnight - hence a day today when I have felt tired all day.   So it is early to bed tonight.   Have a good Saturday evening.   See you tomorrow.

15 comments:

gmv said...

Your days seem to have such a wonderful flow to them. I feel a mellowness in reading your posts.

Heather said...

The days and weeks simply fly by so fast I can't keep up. We had a lovely springlike day yesterday but today not so. I think we are allowed only one find day at a time incase we all get overexcited!
How nice that another friend will be living near you. Your lunch sounds delicious as always.
Sleep well and sweet dreams.

JayCee said...

Your Saturday was so much more energetic than mine and I like the sound of your lunch too. I am quite envious. I am sure that Percy will enjoy being taken out to meet more charming ladies. I hope he behaves himself.

Gwil said...

I hope he can eat like a horse :-)

Jules said...

I'm glad your Saturday has been better this week. I often find myself at a loose end too, especially as the recent bad weather has made getting out for a walk almost impossible.
It will be lovely to have a friend living so close by. X

Simon Douglas Thompson said...

Wow, there's a lot of great food being talked about!

Bonnie said...

The days do seem to speed by a bit faster each week. It is wonderful that your friend M will be moving close to you! It is always nice to have a friend near to get together with occasionally. I hope you have a good weekend and the weather is bright.

Tom Stephenson said...

Just finished watching another episode - they are so well made!

Librarian said...

How nice that your friend is going to move to a place where you may be able to walk to. You definitely are on the right track regarding your activities for body and mind, and making sure of a healthy and varied diet.
When I travelled to OK yesterday, the trains and stations where as crowded as always - no sign of people staying home because of corona.

wherethejourneytakesme said...

It will be so nice to be able to walk with Percy to your friends. When we manage a visit to see you I will make sure it is a Saturday then and not one when it might colide with the coffee morning. x

The Weaver of Grass said...

Thanks for calling everyone.

Sandi said...

Those panninis sound good!

pam nash said...

Your days always seem to be full, fun, and nice!

ILLUMINATI GRAND LODGE® said...

INVITATION FROM THE ILLUMINATI ORGANISATION 666

This is an open invitation for everyone that is interested in becoming part of the world's biggest conglomerate and reach the peak of your career. As we begin this year's recruitment program and our annual feast of harvest is almost at hand, so we decide to introduce you to the "New World Order".
At this point, we're assuring anyone who is ready and faithful to become a member of this great organisation, that once he/she becomes a full member of the Illuminati brotherhood then he/she will automatically become rich, powerful and be famous in life and achieve all their heart desires and also receive a monthly salary of $500,000 USD. We are ready to change your life, we can make your dreams come true.
The great Illuminati district offers you a life time opportunity of making your heart desires come true. I want you to know that if been scammed is what you're afraid of, please you shouldn't be, because this organization is 100% safe and reliable, with the written guarantee you have, you'll know that this Brotherhood organization is real and legit.
I believe everyone on this planet "Earth" knows about the ILLUMINATI, the Illuminati is a secret society that bless man kind and grant his/her dreams of becoming a millionaire and billionaire. At least you should be sure of this organization by now and there's no reason to be afraid of anything.
I'm not here to mess with you or play games with you because as it stands now there are lot's of people out there who Impersonate us, claiming to be members of the ILLUMINATI. So the Brotherhood then comes to conclusion of Globalizing this organisation in order to help those who are really ready to become part of this Great Family and those that was misleads by those Impostors. Now i believe this is your opportunity to join our prestigious Organisation and make yourself and your family proud.


If you're interested in joining this Great Organisation, then contact our Grand Lodge at Pennslyvania, USA via
WhatsApp: +1 315 203 9948 or our official Email: illuminati666grandlodge@gmail.com

Or click on this WhatsApp link to message us: https://wa.me/13152039948

Signed: GRANDMASTER

MARY MARSHAL said...

Hello! I'm very excited to inform everyone that I'm completely cured from my HSV 1&2 recently. I have used Oregano oil, Coconut oil, Acyclovir, Valacyclovir, Famciclovir, and some other products and it's really help during my outbreaks but I totally got cured from my HSV with a strong and active herbal medicine ordered from a powerful herbalist and it completely fought the virus from my nervous system and I was tested negative after 12 days of using the herbal medicine. I'm here to let y'all know that herpes virus has a complete cure, I got rid of mine with the help of Dr Edes and his herbal exploit. Contact him via email: dredeshome@gmail.com or +2348151937428 Or visit his website; https://dredesherbal.webs.com