Monday, July 16, 2018

we are both aching.

I am sitting doing a bit of embroidery, a 15cmx15cm piece. John is not well, and both of us are aching. Airports and planes??I hope it is no more but I haven't hurt like this for ages. Back on the pain killers. Our aged bodies are not as good ad they once we're. I spent the morning washing, normally John puts it on the line but I had to this morning. Floors swept too. With any luck with the wind the washing will dry. I think we expect rain tomorrow but it is sunny at the moment. John had been handing out how to vote cards for the bye election but has had to give up as his back is killing him. Normally I would but just can't. Not much fun getting to our age.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

We are home.

After a stressful day yesterday where every thing seemed to not work ( air port check in, stupid and a night mare, not enough people to help and the so called kiosks not working) a long walk lugging suit cases and then an accident on the way home holding up traffic. So tired, then this morning supposed to be in Adelaide for haircuts, early. That was a muddle but thank goodness didn't have to go. So shopping, back killing me. Washing on. Rain in the night and sun today, lovely. Grand daughter and her 2 gorgeous boys called in. The garden looks good and George has been pleased to see us although he wasn't sure about us last night., think I will come good eventually.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Where am I?

I am not sure when I last blogged. We suddenly had a call to be at Brisbane airport at about 12 noon last Wednesday. Good friend J's brother had died and we were needed. We new her brother well too. A very traumatic few days, trying to get last minute air fares, sorting who would look after the dog and cat. J collected us and on up to Noosa Springs, and the trying to manage grief stricken friends. A beautiful service, a good wake and all very traumatic. A long trip down to the Coast the next day. Catching up with friends. We go home tomorrow, today a walk on the beach. I think it has taken a lot out of us but photos of J's beautiful garden and her cat, that was a trauma in itself as at nearly 12 he nearly didn't come out of an anesthetic he had yesterday. The weather up here has been superb, stunning and I am not really sure I want to go back to the cold. Love it here at this time of the year. More when I get home.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Today and yesterday

During one of our walks I thought I saw a huge snake, fortunately it was just a stick. LOts and lots of gulls and the odd oyster catcher at the mouth of the Inman River this morning, a lone fisherman and lots of clouds. A brilliant couple of days but the mornings have been cold. Enjoying our walks.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

This and that.

Picked some small vases of flowers, a rose out of a pot and a tiny ti tree from our walk this morning. My strange little doll has a hat and a bit of lace underwear. Now for a coat. A couple of bad days, my a he's have reappeared. We did manage a walk but there was a lot of sea weed on the beach. Over to Tabby and saw Mason and gorgeous Lachie (no photo) collected a few things from the container, found the fur fabric I had been looking for. We had a lovely dinner of gar fish in batter with salad and followed by blue cheese and a great buerre Bosch pear.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Finished my Autumn pages.

I know it is winter here but I have finally finished my Autumn pages. Quite pleased with them. My tiny book was made using paper I had made leaf transfers in an India Flint class, in autumn. The lovely red leaf was one I picked up off the ground at the nursery at Delamere. Funny sort of weather, almost a frost this morning and then cold and clod. I shopped this morning but had rather an off day as I didn't sleep well. My replaced shoulder hurt all night and kept me awake. We have now put a wool blanket on the bed as George keeps taking the small one off the bed and I think the metal in my arm makes me feel cold. Poor John has had to go to the physio today as the one who is dealing with his shoulder has set off something around his waist so he has been a bit unhappy. The joys of getting old.