Monday the money we'd borrowed had finally hit our bank account and we were off to buy our new car. Our budget was a massive $4500. We went past over 40 car yards stopping whenever it wasn't obvious they didn't have any 7 seat vehicles. 3 out of 4 had no 7 seat cars, those … Continue reading The Quest for Mobility
I wrote you a poem. It's really quite short. But I know you won't mind. Cos you're such a great sport! This exclusive picture actually shows the co existance of good and evil at the same park!
Charlie stop that whining the cat is not plotting your death, She's just lying on the sofa trying to catch her breath. Echo's such a lovely lady with sparkling emerald eyes. Hush now baby there's no need for all your plaintive cries. She wants so much to be your friend, you silly puppy boy. Echo … Continue reading Don’t Cry, Charlie
Wednesday the cheap mechanics returned from holidays and we started getting quotes to replace the head gasket & timing belt. They ranged from $1300 to $750 & the cheapest was a mobile mechanic so we wouldn't need a tow. He was out first thing Thursday morning and as soon as he started removing parts he … Continue reading RIP Dizzy the Sweetest Trajet in the World!
Warning this is depressing & humourless. I advise you not to read it, unless you are interested in Autism &/or Depression. A year ago I convinced my two youngest not to buy the expensive glossy calendars because the school produced calendars would be more useful & I would reward them by getting nicer pictures of … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Make Anymore Calendars, Does That Make Me A Bad Mother?
First of all, trick image the above is actually a dog, & what's wrong with my dog may be the subject of another post but not this one. First which one do I mean? This one? Well she's old, set in her ways & doesn't understand why the other pets don't enjoy being hit when she's … Continue reading Does Anyone Know What On Earth Might Be Wrong With My Cat?!
I told my fish to stop their fighting & they bit each others tails. I told my kids to stop their fighting & my husband laughed in gales. I asked the grey cat to please stop drinking my lovely cup of tea. Smokie looked solemnly at his water bowl then stared straight back at … Continue reading I Wrote A Poem; I Hate You All! – My family not my readers
As an adult I get sensible things for Christmas; not like children. My kids got gift vouchers, some cash, lots of clothes, towels and books. Fun stuff! I only got 2 tops and a scarf+... I received several things for my on going high tea service collection,a couple of DVDs, some books and money. But … Continue reading Christmas Loot
You may have heard about autistic children that insist on wearing a piece of clothing even when it is inappropriate. Cat is 23 years old and after 2 hours of flapping, squealing, screaming and trying to convince me I was destroying her self esteem she agreed to leave the house not wearing her black woolly … Continue reading Autism – Don’t worry they grow out of it!
We love New Year's Eve. Every year we gather to watch the countdown; waiting in a circle with 2 people holding the dogs, cats don't enjoy the countdown, so we can all kiss each other at midnight. Then we toast with non alcoholic sparkling cuvee (some sort of white wine) and then sparkling apple juice. We … Continue reading Happy New Year!!!