Saturday, 10 March 2018

One Daily Positive Week 10

Another busy week, catching up with all the things missed from last weeks snow. Peter arrived and I flew to Belfast to visit child 4 and 4a. Friday was a tough day for me. Although it was a proud day as a mum watching my son march through Lisburn on his return from Iraq, I was very aware all day that Christine, my SIL, was no longer with us as several times I started to message her and tag her in posts for her share the day with me. Her name also pops up daily on nearly every Facebook memory with a like or a comment and it hurts. Strangely it was only the following day when I realized I’d not once thought about sharing the day with my dad and realized time does truly march on in many ways.

63 Sunday A lazy morning, a hot bath and a coffee in town, some blogging, a bit of cleaning, then I took 3 nights of dinner up to Mum's before seeing Miles Jump and friends at the Savoy Theatre in town. I sat front row, on my own.


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64 Monday An early start to Malvern to meet British Gas to get a price for a new boiler to be fitted tomorrow, encountered 6ft snow drifts on the journey, drove the teen down to Abergavenny then went to visit a friend in the Forest of Dean in the evening. Snow pyraminds in the car park.



65 Tuesday popped up to see Mum in the morning, then back to bed with a headache, stiff neck and shoulder pain and foul metallic taste in my mouth, back up to mums in the evening, a hot bath and an early night. The flood plain for the river is the opposite sided thankfully.

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66 Wednesday Felt much better this morning, still stiff and have taste in mouth, but no headache. Took the teen to Stratford, drove onto Warwick with the rest of Dad's cigarette and post card collection, spent a couple of hours wandering around Coventry where they were filming Nativity 4, hence the Christmas tree, before collecting Peter from Birmingham airport.


67 Thursday Back to Birmingham, returned the car hire and caught a flight to Belfast, child 4 collected us from the airport, we checked into the B&B then walked to 4a's house to introduce Peter to the parents.


68 Friday Child 4's medal parade in Lisburn today followed by lunch with Prince Edward and the evening with 4, 4a and her parents.


69 Saturday spent the morning with 4 and 4a in Belfast with a visit to the Titanic Museum and a walk around the City, the afternoon in front of the telly watching the rugby and this evening we're all off out for a meal.



On the blog this week:

My Sunday Photo - Unfinished buildings in Dubai. The Pentominium 
Triumphant Tales, Tweens Teens Beyond, Best Boot Forward, PoCoLo Linkys
Crossing Boundaries, both physically and mentally.


18 comments:

  1. Was the museum good? I'd like to take my son one day. get you, dining with a prince!

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    1. the museum was great and many people had flown over for a day's visit

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  2. Always fancied the Titanic Experience, but doubt I will ever get there.
    Glad you have managed to spend some time and to take pride in his achievement. Glad the snow did not cause you to miss that.
    They have been filming series 4 of Outlander locally this week but had no notion to go and look the way I was feeling.

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    1. thankfully the snow cleared in time and we had a fab weekend

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  3. I wonder if the film makers managed to use any of the snow?! So glad you got to spend some nice time with your family and your boy is home #365

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    1. i think they had to delay filming with the snow

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  4. Oh look at those snow pyramids, they are huge! I've never been to the Titanic museum, though remember reading on one of the blogs that it is a fascinating place to visit. Dining with the Prince, eh? What an experience.

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    1. lunch with the Prince, sat a few tables from us, was great. the museum was well worth the visit also

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  5. Ohh! I didn't know they were making Nativity 4. It better be better than the 3rd one. I'm glad you have got to spend time with your family x

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    1. i'd never heard of it, have binged watched 1 and 2 now, they are good

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  6. What a proud mum you must have felt! It must be hard to keep thinking about Christine like that.
    Those piles of snow are huge. Nativity 4?! I love the first two, but the third film was dire.

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    1. I've binged watched 1 & 2 they were good, haven't seen 3 yet, but everyone else is saying it's dire also

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  7. Sounds like a busy week but glad you got some family time in! Those snow drifts are huge!

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    1. lovely to spend time with the family

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  8. What a busy week! Very impressed that you got a pic of Prince Edward (huge monarchist :) ) #project365

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    1. The Prince was lovely, although we didn't get to officially meet him

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  9. Another busy week for you! Lucky you dining with a prince! I love the royal family! x

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    1. Unless his arrival had been announced he was just an ordinary guy, really nice to see

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