Whirling Around and Watching Wimbledon

Well!  It’s been a funny old week and a half at what is almost turning into Wimblegeddon.  After all the injuries and shock-exits of last week – drum roll – Serena Williams out in the fourth round!  Who would have thought it?  I know that Sabine Lisicki is a good player; she’s put out big names in previous Wimbledons, including Sharapova and Li Na.  But Serena?   The list of quarter-finalists would probably have got you odds of 5000-1 before the championship started.  And it’s a bit like that in the men’s draw, too, although at least there the No 1 … Read the rest »

Sofa Day!!

I’m nursing a really nasty cold (all together now – “Ahhhhh!”).  So, I’m wallowing in the luxury of a SOFA DAY.  I’m on the sofa, with Loose Women playing softly in the background – Anthea’s accepting responsibility for Grant’s infidelity, what utter rubbish! -, dressing gown on, heating turned up, lamb doing in the slow-cooker, overdosing on Lemsip.

I’ve had a hectic few days – the birthday was lovely.  The Daughter, bless her, bought me a much wanted DVD player and Series One of Mrs Brown’s Boys to go with it.  I’ve already watched half the episodes, laughing out loud … Read the rest »