Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Tuesday's Mishaps.

Good Afternoon, not so nice today a bit cloudy but dry and a bit milder. Washing out on the line will see if it is dry after I do this entry hope it is then I will get the ironing done tonight.

Yesterday morning I went out to feed and water the birds as usual, the bird bath was frozen and I tried to get the ice out, turned it upside down gave it a bang on the grass and proceeded to break the stem off. I was very annoyed at myself and it was even more annoying as I did not have anyone else to blame but myself. Stuart has tried to fix it for me so it is standing again don't know how long for, will just have to wait and see if it is strong enough to hold all those heavy little birds.

This is a picture I googled to let you see the type of bath it was, still annoy at myself for being so heavy handed. Don't suppose I will ever be able to change that have been that way all my life strange as I am quite tiny only 5ft 1.

Had a brisk walk this afternoon just to the bank and back met a elderly lady worrying what was going to happen when our bank closes down, there is no news of this yet but I am speaking about a branch of The Bank of Scotland which is in the process of being bought over. We have a lovely bank here it sits in its own grounds you know a big old fashioned building beautiful inside with lovely cornices. The lady was saying we will be able to do our banking online but she does not have a PC. We do have three other banks here one of which is the bank that is trying to buy ours but it is not such a nice building as ours so I do hope we keep our one. I suppose I should just be glad that our saving are OK but it is a worry.

Just nipped out and took the washing in before it gets dark and it was not to bad, trying not to use the dryer with the cost of electricity these days, will use the drying screen instead. I think that's about it for today will leave you with my Picture of the Day which is a view of the distant Grampian Mountains taken last March. Till next time Love, Joan.


I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

I love the smell of fresh laundry just off the line. It has been a long time though since I've hung any out. Doing wash and ironing in the same day is also a thing of the past for me. I usually do a little bit in the evenings and eventually it all gets done. I'm sitting in the office with my window open here this afternoon it is just beautiful out. 'On Ya'-ma

Stuart said...

bummer about the bird table
couldn't see the photo though

ada said...

Frustrating when you're trying to do domething right and you end up making it worse. Sorry about the bird bath. Verey nice picture, though.

Jan said...

Iam sorry about your bird bath hope Stuarts fix holds up ,good for you getting your washing dry ,its been a nice day here too ,I got my ironing done ,only to do more washing ,its never ending is it lol ? ...love Jan xx

Jenny said...

Nothing was going to dry today here, too damp out. Must sto using the tumble drier so much now though, too dear.
Jenny <><

Sandra said...

Hi Joan, It`s very damp and mild here though we had the freezing weather last week. I have the same bird bath only mine`s just a bit smaller than yours. I`m really heavy handed too so I`ll remember not to break the ice the same way you did...lol! Oh dear, I shouldn`t laugh, I`d be really annoyed if it happened to me. I did the washing today but it all went into the dryer...sigh. I`ve been trying really hard not to use it but there`s no way it would have dried today. :o(

Love Sandra xxxx

Ally Lifewithally said...

Joan sorry about your Bird Table hope Stuarts work lets it hold up to all those little birds :o) another beautiful picture of "Your Picture of The Day" ~ Ally x

Sara said...

Sending strengthening thoughts to your poor broken bird table :o)

Yasmin said...

sorry you broke tou bird feeder hope it stays together, I usually whizz my washing down to the laundry to dry..lol, great pic of the Grampian hills.

Take care


Chris/cacklinrosie101 said...

That's too bad about your bird bath. Our weather is still unseasonably warm where it froze last week. I just love the smell of fresh laundry. I don't get mine out much because I'm gone most of the day. xx

jlocorriere05 said...

I hope the birdbath holds up now Stuart has fixed it. Thye're modernising so many banks nowadays, I prefer the old style architecture too. I do my banking online, it's so much easier than going out and standing in the queue at the bank! Have a good day.
Jeannette xx

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