Number 5 is alive

I haven't watched 80's classic Short Circuit for years. Tee and I thought we'd have an 80's night and everyone's favourite 80's robot who 'is alive' following an electrical storm reprised my youth when he appeared on the screen. Ally Sheedy, Steve Gutenberg and Steve's helpful Indian sidekick Ben all brought back youthful memories from … Continue reading Number 5 is alive

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Wecycling the message

Recycling in the UK is a standard practice today, although a bit late compared to other countries. My awesome Canadian mate Trev poked a joke at me a few years ago. I was saying how great recycling is. (I was on one about saving the planet). He said that Canada was recycling when he was … Continue reading Wecycling the message

Hopeless without movement?

I sometimes forget how blessed I am to have the ability to move. I think most people would say the same, it's something we take for granted. I am reminded of that gift while I am bed bound, having temporarily lost the freedom of movement. So there I was, leaving work after a long but … Continue reading Hopeless without movement?

Hot to trot – or not?

Pawsably the shortest of blogs but very important. I'm not the fastest in the pack so this may be woofing obvious and the blog pointless but I'm not sure - I am seeing it still. So in the UK it's amazingly warm, hot even, holiday abroad hot. It is a rare sweltering treat. Tarmac is … Continue reading Hot to trot – or not?

Should I stay or should I go

In '82 the clash sang about the decision to leave or stay. Sounded like a troubled relationship. Leave her (miss her), stay and have her (bags of troubles) - I'd have left personally. If the relationship isn't harmonious it is just repeating noise. And talking of noise my cross training workout was unexpectedly interrupted when … Continue reading Should I stay or should I go

Those unexpected things

I love new experiences but some are so random that whoever you tell has that slight sparkle of skepticism in their eyes. But here goes. I stopped at Morrison's on my way home to get some bits and pieces. The hot chicken counter had an offer on thighs so I picked them up to shred … Continue reading Those unexpected things

My journey to work today

It is the little things that nark me lately - if they are little. There are certainly more important things to be focusing on. Unity on all the 'isms, famine, homelessness, terrorism the sad list snakes on. Although focusing on the good stuff is equally important as it reminds us of our humanity. I love … Continue reading My journey to work today

Branch, paper, gate – repeat.

Funny what brings the past back. I was helping to deliver some of our community newspapers to a local store. The initial batch had gone like hot cakes - kudos to my colleague Lucy. The store is one of many in the local area that is a drop-off point for the paper and as I … Continue reading Branch, paper, gate – repeat.