Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Privacy


Let''s talk about privacy at home, growing up I didn't realise that it wasn't the norm for children to have locks on their bedroom doors allowing them to lock the door from the inside to have privacy.

I received many letters from penpals they would be left on my bed for me when I got home from school unopened at times I would have a diary which I would leave laying on my bed on dressing table.

Neither of my parents looked through it this I thought was the norm, I was in my mid teens when I discovered other teenagers didn't have that.

My mum didn't have such privacy growing up, like me she had penpals but her mum would open her mail and read it and a lock on her door that just wasn't heard of.

All my girls could have bedroom door locks if they wanted and reading a diary belonging to one of them no bloody way, that is just wrong.

What was it like for you growing up?

Did you have much privacy?


Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Plant Day




Well here we are at another Tuesday another cool for me day but cold for others this week's plant is something called Narrow Leaved Campion not something I have ever heard of but it is the next thing in the book I am using, so that's what you are getting.

Narrow-leafed campion, is a species in the genus Silene. It grows in the Arctic tundra of far eastern Siberia and the mountains of Northern Japan.

They are are used to the cold as where it lives the ground often turns to ice, having fruits that can grow after being frozen is an adaptation to help it survive.

Frozen samples, estimated via radiocarbon dating to be around 32,000 years old, were discovered in the same area as current living specimens, and in 2012 a team of scientists successfully regenerated a plant from the samples

It is typically 5–25 cm (2–10 in) tall, has narrow leaves, and a large calyx. It blooms during the summer and has incised petals that are lilac, light pink, or white in colour. It is a perennial that grows on stony cliffs and sandy shores.






Monday, 6 July 2020

More did you know facts


Good morning world here I am on another Monday morning sitting here in lightweight long pants and a summer tee shirt and yes it is cold here only 7 degrees when I got up now it is around 9 or 10 degrees but I am hot again.

Well here are this weeks did you know facts.
It took 214 crates to ship the Statue of Liberty from France to New York in 1885

The beam of light from the top of The Luxor hotel & casino in Las Vegas was the most powerful in the world being the equivalent of 40 billion candles the beam was visible to aeroplanes from a distance of 250 miles.

Superman first appeared lifting a car on the cover of “action comic” in 1938, originally he couldn't fly just leap tall buildings but h his super powers have increased over time.

The fattest ever footballer was Willie Henry Foulke, an English goalkeeper who weighed in at 26 stone or 16 kilos his nickname was “Fatty”

There was around 20 million Volkswagen Bettles made

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Sunday, 5 July 2020

Just another week in my life


Woke at 7am so a bit of asleep in Tim got up half an hour later and left for work at 8am.

Been a nice day, not hot nor cold, wrote 6 letters today.

Feeling stuffed up in the head.

Awake before the alarm, got up and dressed in the bathroom so not to disturb Tim, who got up when Leo went in to say goodbye before leaving for school.

At 11am Tasha came down in tears her car is catcus and she doesn't have the money to repair it so we told her to clean it up park it out the front with a for sale sign on it and advertise it on Facebook for sale. Sell it for whatever she can get for it.

Tim said she can use our car while she looks for another car. He also said he will loan her the money for another cheap runabout.

Leo walked in at 2.20pm I was shocked I wasn't expecting him, I had just said to mum I would need to hang up and head up to meet him . Damn I hate Mondays............

I woke up at 5.45am and got up and dressed in the bathroom so not to disturb Tim. While in the bathroom I heard someone come in the front door, I thought it was Leo but it turned out to be Tasha. She helped me get my breakfast stuff ready and also put my socks on for me.

Tim said this morning that he is thinking again about trading in his bike sometime soon.

Someone came this afternoon and replaced the loungeroom smoke detector.

Went to wait for Leo, Tasha turned up while I was waiting and said she would wait while I came and started Blain's pizza.

I am so exhausted I just want to sleep
I woke up at 5.45am and got up and dressed in the bathroom so not to disturb Tim. While in the bathroom I heard someone come in the front door, I thought it was Leo but it turned out to be Tasha. She helped me get my breakfast stuff ready and also put my socks on for me.

Tim said this morning that he is thinking again about trading in his bike sometime soon.

Someone came this afternoon and replaced the loungeroom smoke detector.

Went to wait for Leo, Tasha turned up while I was waiting and said she would wait while I came and started Blain's pizza.

I am so exhausted I just want to sleep

I woke just before my alarm went off and got dressed in the bathroom again, yesterday I remembered to take my deodorant into the bathroom. I now have it in both the bathroom & my bedroom.
Not a cool day, kinda nice not warm either just nice.
Spoke to Mum she is alright sounded a little confused at times but generally ok.

Woke with the alarm, got up gathered my stuff and went to dress in the bathroom. I came out and opened the front door and turned the security camera off.
I was washing my face when I heard a knock at the door, it was Tasha she had already prepared my breakfast stuff and helped me get my socks on before she left.
Tim got up at 6.45 and left for work at 7.15am.
More internet trouble, just no service, I am connected but no service so frustrating. I ended up rebooting the computer and that fixed the problem.
Not a cold day


Woke up at 5.45 and decided to get up anyway, got dressed in the bathroom again.
Leo has an out of uniform day at school cost of a gold coin, although he still wore is school pants just took his school shirt off.
Had a melt down because I was shaking so much and wasn't able to do anything.
Jess has asked for a Thompson's Pies order in that I will do soon like tomorrow or Sunday.
Last day of school for term 2 two weeks off now.

Had a good nights sleep, woke at 4 for a visit to the loo, I went straight back to sleep till 5.45 laid there for half an hour when I decided to get up.
I got dressed in the bathroom again except for socks and arm brace.
Jess is working today, Leo decided to stay home alone.
Kathy came over and gave me a shower, it has been a week since my last shower.
At 1.20 when Tim rang to check on Leo he didn't answer, so Tim drove over there to check on him. He was fine just too busy playing his Xbox. Jess said she was glad that Tim went over to check up on him.

Saturday, 4 July 2020

Thursday's Words on Saturday


There is no beautifier of complexion,
or form, or behaviour, like
the wish to scatter joy
around us

BY: Ralph Waldo Emerson


Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Keys


Do you have adult children?
I do

Do they all have keys to your home?
Mine do

Can they let themselves in whenever they want?
Mine can

Take whatever they need when they need it and leave a note telling you so
Mine do

I have keys to my parents house have always done since I was given a key when I was 18, my brother and youngest sister also have keys but my other two sisters don't,why you ask well they left home before they were given keys.

Tim said when he was a teenager he had a key to his mum's house but when he left home his mum took the key back.



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