I cannot get my email messages I sit here eating mash and sausages I waited for my lunch to come and now it’s done and in my tum. This pub is by a lake with boats I sat and made some mental notes Of times gone by; my girl aged three stood on a kitchen chair so she could see ‘Oh what a lovely lump of water ‘ cried my gleeful daughter Loving the freedom as it gushed from the tap and rushed over the remains of breakfast scrambling the waste egg and toast crumbs, a most satisfying splash and wash ‘Now hands that do dishes can be soft as your face’ Slow down; life’s not a race Who needs a dishwasher? Feel the water Enjoy those times with son or daughter. Never mind those email messages just keep eating mash and sausages.
I was born in Hounslow, Middlesex, England into an upper working/lower middle class family in 1942. I now live in Northamptonshire, England and since I am a widow and retired, I depend on the university of the third age to frame my weekly activities. I have two grown up children but no grandchildren. I like reading, singing, country dancing,scrabble, mahjong, board games, knitting, strolling, pubs. I don't like housework and gardening very much. I am bipolar but helped by lithium. I also have acid reflux, a suspected heart murmur, possibly glaucoma too. That's all for now folks. I'll add to the list as I go along, so long as I can.
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