Friday, March 15, 2019

It’s A Phone

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Somehow I got here. I got here before the train. Even though I loss my house, but hadn’t lost it. Just couldn’t find it to get in. So the ten minute turn around inside the house is much less.

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I even get time to get a ticket.

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Some time later I’m here, I’m looking forward for tea, and for tea we have a couple of delicious steaks. Wow that was good. That was really good.

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Keith joins us and the nattering goes on. Looks like his job is going to end. Though one wonder just how many jobs and going to end now that Interserve have gone bang. Mind they have being going bang as long as Carilion. That's not the only companies going bust around here though.

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That's the world we live in.

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Here we are comfortable.

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We are full.

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And this is a phone.

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Eventually though it is time to split.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Totally Tangerine

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I get home today to find the parcel man has been. In my living room there is now 4 trees, as in large twigs, 20 bedding plants and two totally tangerines.

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I get out the soil, I get out the pots, I get a lot of mess in the kitchen. As for the 4 twigs, I put them outside.

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Once that is done I open a square parcel. It is exiting it is Atari’s 32 in 1. But this is not quiet what you or I expect.

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I take the fire apart. The pound land bulb did about two months and now its not lighting up. Out come the coals. In goes the new poundland bulb and I have a twiddle with the flame maker.

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I put the coals back on and turn it on. Oh wow the flame maker is working once more.

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And with that I settle on the sofa once more and put on a Ricky series that I’d been watching.

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Sometime later.

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The series was over. It ended, it ended on a high.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

I Wake Up

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I wake up. My eyes are still closed. But I can hear something. I can hear purring.

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If I roll over I can hear nothing, but if I turn back I can hear loud content purring.

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I open my eyes, and there she is lying on her seat. I think she really is happy.

Monday, March 11, 2019

She Seams Happy

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So the cat wasn’t happy about the change of room environment. But now she has learned, she has learned that for her, it is much better.

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Now she is happy once more.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

She Fires Up

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Well thankgod for that weather warning. I’m completely snowed in. Good news. Won’t be working on the drive then, or the fence for that matter.

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I get some, some music going as I cook breakfast and start the household tasks I should have done yesterday.

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Once they are all done…..

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I get the hot poker out.

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Only time will tell if this works.I think its not working because it is a PAL B model as used in Europe and not PAL I for Britain.

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Goodbye modulator, and in goes some wires.

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A little out of practise with the hot poker.

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But in the end the job is a good one.

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Neatly done.

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And now to take some wires to some output sockets. I get the drill out and

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Done.

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Now for  the magic bit, I plug it in.

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I connect the composite wires to the TV and press the power button. The green light comes on.

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Oh my god, she has fired up.

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This can’t be good, I’m going to need more shelf space!!!!

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Live baby live, we have a working Atari 7800 unit. And the great thing about these is not only do they play Atari 7800 games but also the classic 2600 games too. Can you imagine all those blocks!!!!

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Feeding The Squirrels

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Today has been a slow day, a very slow day. Hungover? Yes. How did that happen? I manage to get out of the house, get my hair cut and do some shopping. I consider going back tot he pub.

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But I don’t. I make a phone call Manchester and then decide to feed the squirrels.

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I know they like them.

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Then I put two pound shop roses in the sink.

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Good luck to you, your going to need it.

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Going upstairs, I see the cat has finally come to terms with the new bedroom arrangement at last.

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And has understood about the chair.

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Her bed is under the chair, but this is better, this is more social.

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And with that I settle in for the night to play Skyrim for the night. I put it in the drive and wonder if I remember the story line or if it has been long enough to forget? Will I want to replay it? And when I switch it on a fall into another atmospheric world. I only wish my brother was here with me to play like old times…….

Friday, March 08, 2019

Speeding Bye

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I get home and park up, I have ten minutes to get changed and out of the door.

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Wow I beat the train.

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As I look down I consider, this is the world we live in.

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And yet while the inside of the trains are still green,

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The lampposts outside are now orange.

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And the handrailing.

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At Rugeley Trent valley they seam to have forgotten these on the top of the bridge.

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I manage to find some orange though.

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I wait for my slow train

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while the fast ones fly by.

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I think, I’m getting cold.

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At the station I meat my brother and Yousiff. We head to the pub where hopefully there are two others.

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I look around…..

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And here is Phil

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And Rog. We have tea together, a few beers, a few more beers, which are then followed by yet more beers.

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The evening is grand, the evening is wonderful.





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