My new computer is 'en route' but has not yet arrived so this dear little old one still sits here and allows me to put on a post - I anticipate problems of a teething nature as I increasingly realise that I really know absolutely nothing about the 'workings' of the computer. When I mention something my son looks at me in amazement and says things like 'that is not how it works Mother'. I am determined that when I get au fait with it I shall make more of an effort to really understand how things work. It will probably come tomorrow, in which case I shall not be posting.
Hair day today - I have really got it well-organised now. Each Thursday I leave home half an hour before my appointment taking with me the Times Mind Page which gives me a variety of things to .do. This means I can find a place to leave the car near to the salon.
(I do have a Blue Badge and could park outside but it would hold the traffic up on a busy road). With just five minutes to go I put on my face mask and gently walk to the salon. It is difficult to get Percy in the car on my own so I go gently with a stick. Today I parked next to a car which had been very badly damaged in some kind of crash. One side of the car was completely battered in - it was like parking next to a wounded animal.
The morning here was a delight - hot sun, no wind - Summer at last. But as the day has gone on it has clouded in and it is much cooler. I am religiously doing my new balance exercises after each meal - I somehow feel these will help me although they are a bit scary to do.
Beirut is so distressing. My Grand daughter's friend has lived there for some years but happily she is safe. I see that countries (including Israel) are sending relief teams. I am not sure how one equates helping the wounded and buried people with contemplating fighting a war - there is something about the whole conflict that I just don't understand. And it is not just because I am getting old - I can blame my lack of computer knowledge on that but I have never understood - and never will - how two nations can fan the flames of hatred for as long as Israel and Lebanon have done.