So, we’re all to work until we’re 68, are we?
Well that all seems very sensible, what with rising life expectancy and all. And then, I think about the fact my Dad died at 65 and it sends a small shiver down my spine. Who’s up for dying in harness, then?
A woman dresses as a reindeer in Lewisham town centre
The stand along digital camera has a long life ahead of it yet.
And, well, the camera wasn’t up to it. Still work to be done there, I think.
Winter is finally here which, frankly, is not great news for me right now. You see, the flat rennovation is still in full swing, and two rooms are yet to be plastered. When those rooms are done, we”ll put the central heating back in. Yes, that’s right, we have no central heating.
So, for now, our sole warm room is the bedroom. I brought an old electric heater back from my mum’s and it’s already doing good service
Could be worse…
The pub actually keeps ducks and chickens, in a very free range manner. We had to chase a particularly stubborn chicken off the road outside the pub before we could sit down to eat.
Still, some exercise in the cold helps build up an appetite.
Ah, the joys of scraping ice off the car’s windshield…
We in the Hellhole (our affectionate name for the flat we’re refurbishing) are firm believers in digital music – we just don’t buy CDs any more. In my case, it’s the combination of convenience and price, for my wife, it’s all about having fewer things cluttering up her living space.
So, I am hugely annoyed that the new Kate Bush album has yet to appear on iTunes. Each (New Music) Tuesday, I check in the hope that the album has appeared, but it doesn’t. Now, Charles Arthur has found a plausible reason why. It’s enough to drive me over to the Podsafe Music Network.
As someone who’d love to quit journalism for full time blogging, this made me go “hmmm…”