Good Friday?

It was good because:

  • I got my benefit early for the holidays which meant I could use a voucher and therefore make my food budget go a little further and replenish some store cupboard stuff.
  • I saw Weather Guru for long enough to get a cheery smile and a quick “how are you?” exchange
  • I did not find any loose animals requiring me to find their missing owners
  • We had blue skies and sunshine
  • The snow and the mud are gradually getting better
  • The boys were excellent on their walk today
  • My feet didn’t get wet at all!
  • Pup looked at the geese in their paddock and immediately ignored them when  told.  Dog didn’t even glance at them.

It was less good because:

  • My ‘under the weather’ card got returned to me; I have subsequently found out that all is okay and it isn’t returned because something terrible has happened
  • I bought a replacement lightbulb – it was expensive because it was an energy saving one (no other choice available) and when I got home it was the wrong fitting type.  I had checked the first one I picked up and then swapped to a lower wattage from the section next to it so it should have been the same fitting.
  • I took a photo of a flock of geese over Kirrie Hill … it looks like a weak biro mark on the picture!




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About nonehpets

I have an interest in how interior design and adapting a home to support living independently for longer can be complementary. The blog Life Long Design is part of an holistic plan for establishing a social enterprise which will offer the people of Tayside opportunities to explore Telecare and the wider scope of assistive technologies. Enabling individuals to make more informed and responsible choices in the care and support they need in their independent living. I am also keen to see public transport more widely adopted and sustainable rural bus services in particular supported. The Blog Travels with a Megarider shares my journey to find serenity in my life as I make that transition form employment to social entrepreneur. One of my methods in increasing serenity is to travel as many miles as I can on a fixed price bus ticket and explore my own local places of interest. Places that I used to go past and had never stopped to look at; places of peace and tranquility; places where I have had some wonderful conversations with complete strangers. I would like to share with you a response to when I described that one paragraph in an e-mail made it sound simple: "Believe me, Cathy, it does not sound simple. You are taking on an incredible challenge for all the right reasons. It is ambitious and admirable - the sort of project that can change lives, including yours." He is right it is ambitious but when did we every achieve anything by settling for the status quo and ignoring what doesn't work for people? So I would welcome your company from time to time on this journey either simply as a reader or if you are brave enough adding your own thoughts to the comments as you feel moved.

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