Saturday, 18 February 2006

Yesterday and today.

                       

Good Afternoon, We had a lovely day out yesterday we wrapped warm in our duvet jackets and headed off for St Andrews. Now St Andrews is a lovely place on the coast and is normally very cold even in the summer days sometimes it can be cold, so we thought it was going to be so yesterday. When we got out the car I got my scarf and gloves on too and off we went to walk up to the town.  We could not believe it was so mild and here's us all wrapped up for the winter it just shows you 30 miles can make a difference. We had a lovely walk round and our 4 hours parking went in very quickly. On our run home we noticed that the countryside is beginning to look rather green and the Rooks were starting to gather at the rookeries round where we live so that always a good sign.  I read in the papers yesterday that 3 swallows were seen just south of Edinburgh which is about a month early for the south coast, never mind up here in Scotland (we don't usually have swallows till April), so maybe we are in for early Spring. Talking of the papers I was really disgusted today I bought a Daily Mirror not our usual as they were giving a Inspector Morse DVD free with it today, it was not till I looked at the headlines on the front page I got so annoyed. The main story of the day was that Chantelle had had here first date with Preston now there were 1500 poor souls killed in a mud slide in he Far East yesterday and you would have thought that was a bit more important than these would be celebs. Sorry to rant but I was really annoy at that.  I have been very sad since yesterday anyway as a close friend I used to work with died yesterday.  She had been fighting cancer for the last two year and had been making good progress but had been having a bad winter.  They took here into hospital on Tuesday and she died suddenly yesterday she was only 45 with  two children at uni. She was a single parent and worked so hard for them.  All the time she was having her treatment I never heard a word of complaint from her and she was always first to ask about Stuart. My heart goes out to her young family. I think that's about all I can say today to I wish you all a nice day. Love

                       

7 comments:

ally123130585918 said...

Joan how stupid can the Papers be....
So sorry to hear about your friend - so young -and so sad for her family...Ally

msecz said...

How sad about your young friend ~ I will say a prayer for her family. Ive been wondering just what is the time difference between where you live and the Central United States.... One of these days I will figure it all out. I just know you are ahead of us by several hours. Sandra

jlocorriere05 said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your friend dying, I hope her kids will be able to cope. I never read the papers, they seem to focus on these so called celebs far to much. I heard pigeons cooing to mate yesterday, hope it's a sign of spring. Jeannette.  http://journals.aol.co.uk/jlocorriere05/Welcometomytravels/

jeanno43 said...

So sorry about your friend Joan, that is no age and to leave a a young family like that.  I agree with you about the rant though, the papers are always more interested in celebs and cheap gossip than what really counts most of the time.  As for an early Spring, the weather forecast here said it is going to turn very cold next week with possible snow showers!

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mllevl said...

So sorry about your friend Joan. So sad especialy when it is one so young and with a family..   I agree with your comment re the headlines...so who cares about would be celebs for goodness sake. I sometimes wonder about the mentality of some Editors...just exactly what mentality do they think Mr/ Ms/Mrs Joe Public has when thats the sort of junk they print!!  Poor souls in the Phillipines.  Glad you enjoyed your afternoon in St Andrews ..we have been getting some great Spring like days further north.  Eve

jmoqueen said...

I'm really sorry to read about your friend Joan :-(  My thoughts are with her family.  Sounds like you had a lovely day on Friday and yep I'm annoyed with this Chantelle Preston business too - do we care about them??  No!!

haileen2003 said...

Glad you enjoyed your Day out! Spring is just around the corner
Very sad to hear about your Friend - and such a young age...
Aileen.....X