Summer 2018

Stella’s Summer Diary week 2 continuing recovery

Recovery After Stella’s first Diary entry, Stella’s Summer Diary which as you can see was not a great week, Stella has recovered greatly, Strangely her appetite this week has been ravenous and her other end is more normal than it has been for a long while. Three days of Promax was part of her recovery and i can …

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Why Dogs rather than Cats 

Ever since I was born back in March 1972 I have had a dog around me. Stella is the 8th of varying lengths of a line of dogs that were mostly crossed breed. The day I was born Teddy all I really recall was he was brown and poss a Labrador terrier cross. Then came …

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Temperature is dropping. 

The temperature of November It’s the last weekend in November and the morning temperature is plummeting.  With a good ground frost covering the cars and grass areas where there’s no footfall. The sky is not cloudless but it’s pretty clear as Stella and I step out for our morning walk. A nights heavy wind and …

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It’s that time of year again 

It’s that Strictly time of year It’s that time time of year again, Strictly come dancing is up and running and the popularity contest is over and now it’s the dancing competition proper, who will win, I don’t know but my money is on Debbie McGee and Alexandra into the final. Then there’s the x …

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Icy cold sunday morning walk 

Icy cold morning It’s Sunday morning 7am and I’m out with Stella. Apart from the full moon the sky is clear, not a single cloud to be seen. It’s also Icy seriously Icy. I’m wishing I had grabbed my gloves as Jack is definitely biting at them today. Mersea Rd is unusually busy for a …

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What’s your favourite winter warmer

Winter warmer The temperature is beginning to fall outside making me think of my favourite winter warmers. Starring with good old fashioned Shepherds/cottage pie. I don’t give a monkey’s if it’s made with lamb or beef mince it’s the king of the winter warmers. Hey it’s mince again, spaghetti Bolognese made without the trade marked …

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Fasting Day fitness, well i think so  

omelette I started the day in my usual way, white coffee, no sugar. My packed lunch 2 litres orange and mango diluted of course 1 banana An Apple 1 tangerine a tub of ham 2 go ahead bars My dinner a simple plain omelette, 2 eggs. Well according to my fitness pal I’ve only had …

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Mini heatwave, well according to the weatherman 

Mini-Heatwave Since Wednesday they’ve been predicting a mini heatwave this, the penultimate weekend of September 2017. Well the first picture shows grey skies, to the west, and the second, Red sky in the morning, according to the old rhyme that’s shepherds warning! The Garrison Walk Its 6.30am Stella and I are on the garrison walk, …

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Indian Summer my arse

Well it’s a week or so since my Indian Summer post, I  couldn’t have been more wrong. Today the summer‘s fans go back on the loft and whilst I’m up there I’ll move the Christmas decorations nearer the hatch. As Stella and I begin our Sunday morning trek the heaters are both on in the …

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