Before I start – I’ve realised I put “their” instead of “there” yesterday. Kinnell – I must be slipping. Well smack my bum.
Yesterday – me, Mar, William and Heather went up to Pinoso. Two reasons really – one – to show W & H where we used to live. Secondly to see Peter and Malli. Oh – three reasons – and to collect some spring-water from Algorra. Four reasons really – to give the car a good run cos the blooming, blinking battery is playing up and the run would charge it up a bit.
The fourth and flimsiest reason didn’t work – it looks like a new battery. At this rate poor old Mar will have no money to take to Ireland with her for Sarah’s wedding. Bugger. That’s twenty-five gin and slimlines spent on a bloody battery.
We had a good day though – we had lunch sitting outside a little bar which an old friend (Paul) is now joint tenant of. The chips were great and the weather superb. There was this dick-head though who spoilt the lunch a bit – a bloody southerner who kept having a go at northern folk. I’d made my mind up that one more crack about coal in’t bath and I was going to dive on him. Metaphorically that is. The tw4t.
Anyway we went up to M & P’s and showed H & W our old house (next door to M & P’s).
We then dashed home (calling at the spring) to have a meal out at Roy and JJ’s down the street. The meal and company were excellent and Marian and I ended the evening doing what old people do once a week on a Saturday night. That’s not watching Strictly Come Dancing by the way. (We went home first of course – we didn’t want to make everyone laugh).
Whilst up the mountains in Pinoso I bought some widget thingies. These widgets consist of two circles joined together by a tiny piece of plastic. One of the circles has a hole in it for putting a screw through – you then fold the other part of the widget over – thereby hiding the screw. Ingenious. I bet some clever clogs knows what they’re called. I used them on my panel heaters this morning. Prior to these widgets I had used the little cap things which just push into the screw head. These are great but if you look at them in a harsh tone-of-voice they fall off.
Anyway – I’m off outside to catch a few rays. It’s gorgeous weather here – rain is forecast for tomorrow. Ho hum – it’s a hard life.