Those that know me know that I have always changed my car pretty regularly. Sometimes it is just because I want a change and other times it is for a specific reason. Last May we bought a caravan and needed a car to tow it and so we bought a Kia Sportage. The caravan was … Continue reading Time for a Change of Car
As you go through life retirement always seems so far off. As a young man it in not even something to think about but then as middle age looms the thought of retirement is something that you push as far ahead as you possibly can. However, as they say… Time and tide wait for no … Continue reading Time to slow down
I went to see Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra tonight. I have seen them many times before and every time they just get better and better. But that isn’t what I want to talk about here… I think that people are forgetting how to enjoy events. Instead of going to an event, such as … Continue reading The world is going MAD!
It has been 14 months now since Sally’s funeral and during that time her urn has been in the dining room waiting for me to decide what to do. We hadn’t discussed what she wanted done with her ashes and so I wanted to do something she would have wanted – a while back I … Continue reading Sally Laid to Rest
Boy! Has the past few weeks been busy. My studies have gone ballistic and I am just about keeping up. Tracy and I are flipping between each others houses and this is time-consuming… not only with the travel but it takes a lot of our time away from our studies constantly arranging things. Tracy has … Continue reading Busy Busy
What a way to end 2016… a fantastic Christmas with Tracy’s family followed by a trip to Gretna Green to get married and then on to Inverness for my first Scottish Hogmanay and a super honeymoon in the Highlands. Yes, of course Sally has been on my mind a lot recently. It is the first … Continue reading The worst of times and the best of times
Until now I have not given any thought as to exactly how I went about changing my name but with the wedding less than a week away now I thought a better look into it! Well, it seems that as far as the law is concerned, I can call myself anything I want without the … Continue reading Changing Name is Easy
Traditionally, when people get married, the woman takes the surname of the man. Times are changing! It is not uncommon nowadays for a woman to keep her maiden name or, as has been the case with some high profile celebrities and sports people recently, to double barrel the surnames of the man and the woman. … Continue reading What’s in a name?
Well, those that know me or those of you that have read some of this blog over the past few years will know that although there have been plenty of good times life has been pretty rotten at times too. But now I have great news that gives me nothing but happiness to tell you… … Continue reading Exciting Times!
I finally decided to make a start on updating the house and the first room to get the treatment will be the main bedroom en-suite. Neither of the two bathrooms or the downstairs toilet have been updated within the last 20 years and so they badly need doing. With the help of my good friend … Continue reading Bathroom Makeover 1