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    Very frosty.


    Sky blue in parts, pinky yellow in others.

    15.1 deg in here.

    1012 mBar, 29.88 inHg, 56% RH.

    Friday by all accounts.

    70th anniversary of "The Archers" by other reports.


    Walk walked.

    Quite grey out there though the sky is blue in parts.

    Not sunny.

    Quite raw.

    More ice on the ponds.

    Lunch: scrambled egg and poached tomato on Morrisons sunflower and pumpkin seed toast (non crust), bramble jelly sandwich on same, some corner yog or other, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.


    Afternoon entertainment: the start of "Joe Kidd (1972)".

    Tea: Tesco chunky breaded haddock, two Morrisons lattice top mince pies, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: the end of "Joe Kidd (1972)".

    "Doctor Who (2021)" with Cap'n Jack and a shedload of Daleks and wannabe Daleks.

    Amusing enough in its way but overlong.

    Now: nothing.

    I may read more of the equally tedious book I've been reading for yonks.

    The other book I'm reading turned out to be an anthology of Welsh short stories based in the valleys ("Dan Y Graig"), there's tidy then, back in the 60s & 70s.

    I'd like to say it was slightly amusing but it's not a patch on "Selected Exits".
    Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; 1 January 2021, 20:19.
    When the fun stops, STOP.


      Big lump of cake from another lady neighbour. Lasted 3 minutes.

      If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
      John Wayne (My guru, not to be confused with my beloved prophet Jeremy Clarkson)




          The people surrounding me who haven't extended their houses loads have bigger gardens so where burning their money from 8pm until 12:10am. I have a feeling the local dogs and cats didn't enjoy it.

          Anyway staring a Boss Baby or similar. Need coffee....
          "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR


            HNY all. Early night which was hastened by a bottle Champagne, followed by another of Cremant.

            Korean Fried Chicken was suitably rewarding, but astonishing in the calorific value. My new favourite recipe.
            I was an IPSE Consultative Council Member, until the BoD abolished it. I am not an IPSE Member, since they have no longer have any relevance to me, as an IT Contractor. Read my lips...I recommend QDOS for ALL your Insurance requirements (Contact me for a referral code).


              morning, just.
              that geezer nauseus has been round again.
              Happy New Year peeps.


                HNY everyone. Although that's old news now.

                Just about to get up. HWMBO says he's hungover which is rare for him. He's still going to cook up some blinis for the caviar Sketch delivered yesterday.

                Will do the usual report when I've toddled down to check the barometer.


                  So it's currently 2 degrees and dry. Overcast but seems bright. Chance of snow but only a minor bit of fluff that is unlikely to settle. High will be 4 degrees and it's likely to rain later. Barometer up to 1011 mBar.

                  Today's Kantar diary fact is:
                  Jair Bolsonaro begins his four year term as President of Brazil 2019


                    Afternoon denizens

                    Grey day out; it was raining earlier, but it's stopped for now; 60% chance of moron the next hour, though

                    Currently a balmy 4°C out there, with air pressure being 1001mB, or 1009mB when adjusted for altitude.


                      Late lunch: chicken and barley soup with a thick crust from a multiseed loaf