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Mar. 21st, 2017 12:00 pm
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Mar. 20th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Sun, 17:06: RT @kingqueen3065: Traffic commissioners should enforce bus compliance with the Equality Act, rather than disabled people having to, says @…
  • Sun, 17:39: Shopping bought, turkey blts made and eaten. Moldy corner sorted, paper stripped, walls sprayed w mold killer. Veg prepped. Hockey!
  • Sun, 17:41: Up side of using mold killer: noxious fumes will deal with the mold spores I inhaled yesterday.
  • Sun, 18:56: Sid best! #LetsGoPens
  • Sun, 22:18: Bed moved, things tidied: can now get around the spare (no-longer-bed)room. More spidery bits cleaned away. Suspect spiders plotting revenge
  • Sun, 22:20: Will work on more shifting stuff, cleaning & tidying through the week: want to set up that room as a workroom. *fingers crossed*

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Mar. 19th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Sat, 14:56: Spare bed dismantled, cobwebs dusted (omg so very many), carpet uncovered & hoovered, 2 chests of drawers moved, 3 to go. Break time!
  • Sat, 15:01: It's like a giant 3D slidey puzzle w added spiders. So many things to be moved (and dusted) in order before I can get them in final places!
  • Sat, 15:04: Doesn't help that part of what needs moving is all the gubbins off the top of said chests of drawers... *sigh*
  • Sat, 16:58: 5 chests of drawers moved. Manky moldy corner uncovered, needs wallpaper stripping & sprayed w mood killer, so gross. Finished for the day.
  • Sat, 16:59: Had a shower, going to move up a little radiator to heat that side of the house then go in search of takeout & wine & maybe fake ice cream.
  • Sat, 17:01: Also 2 or 3 more large plastic boxes from Dunelm Mill. Expecting saleswoman to laugh at me again (3rd trip this week, too much stuff).
  • Sat, 17:03: Also tomorrow must move the spare bed, & mattress, hoover, bath the dogs, finish sewing up the Girls Brigade's knitted blankets.
  • Sat, 18:42: Boxes, ice cream real & fake, takeout & puppy treats bought. Home for dinner & wine, hurrah!
  • Sat, 18:44: Incongruous sighting of the day: humvee pulling into Lidl car park as I was leaving.
  • Sat, 19:31: RT @kingqueen3065: "The way to drive up standards is not to rely on voluntarism." @DanielZeichner MP on mandating disability equality train…
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Mar. 18th, 2017 12:00 pm
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Mar. 17th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Thu, 15:53: Clothes boxed up: everything I usually wear now fits comfortably in 1 chest of drawers. 5 boxes of books taken downstairs, knee complaining.
  • Thu, 15:55: Car washed, shopping bought, put away, cardboard to the tip, rug beaten, laundry on, range sorted, dogs snuggling me. Time for a break.
  • Thu, 20:55: 4 large boxes (clothes, ragbag), 9 small boxes (family's collection of kids books) all moved out to the barn. I might need more small boxes.
  • Thu, 20:56: Finally going to watch yesterday's Pens/Flyers game. 4-0 defeat, yet another d-man injured. Ouch! (But did it have to be to the Flyers?!)
  • Thu, 21:36: Ok so I'm not going to watch the Pens/Flyers game - still on local blackout. Really, really annoying!
  • Thu, 22:49: RT @EvgeniMaIkinEgo: rt if you'd rather watch the number one ranked, gold medal winning US women's hockey team over Tortorella's grit squad…

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Mar. 16th, 2017 12:07 pm
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  • Wed, 12:28: Back to chores today: hoovering, laundry, yard poo pickup, tidying, etc. Can't beat the rugs tho: farmer just sprayed the field w slurry. :(
  • Wed, 12:30: I've put Girls Brigade knitted squares to soak so I can block them; also want to rearrange a couple of rooms upstairs & wash car. #ambition
  • Wed, 21:30: RT @DisRightsUK: Lords make key amendments to Bus Services Bill re wheelchair access, following Paulley case. @kingqueen3065 https://t.co/e
  • Wed, 22:04: Lots done: bedlinen changed (omg try changing 2 double duvet covers when you've #ME), washed; window cleaned, books boxed, etc. #Busybusy
  • Wed, 22:07: Settling down w a cup of #GoldenMonkeyTea (mmm) and some knitting prior to tonight's Pens/Flyers game. #LetsGoPens!
  • Wed, 22:20: Plan for Thursday: car wash; box up books & old clothes; move furniture; more laundry & cleaning; write book for nephew; watch #Pens game.
  • Wed, 23:51: When you get excited by an 11:30pm puck drop and then fall asleep anyway... #LetsGoPens
  • Wed, 23:57: ... and of course the game's on blackout! *shakes fist* Not sure what channel's meant to be showing it in the UK, def. not any usual one!
  • Thu, 00:01: More galling: the UK has only 5 main TV channels. I have access to 0.

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Mar. 15th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Tue, 14:37: Halfway across the Irish Sea, on an 8 hour ferry crossing. Had awesome gluten- & dairy-free veggie curry. Thanks @StenaLineUKIE!
  • Tue, 14:45: RT @GwenfarsGarden: This is awful, policing children's bodies like this. And horrifying for young girls with erratic periods etc. https://t…
  • Tue, 15:49: RT @coopukfood: Crosland Moor's Co-op is opening Friday 17 March https://t.co/lJINKLDbje
  • Tue, 20:13: Home safe and sound, in possession of excellent gluten-free food from the China Court & a glass of wine. Hurrah! Also, Dante washed my ears.
  • Tue, 20:19: RT @scottsantens: What if you cut a pie into 100 slices for 100 people, and 1 person took 42 slices then told 80 people to share 7 slices?…

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Mar. 14th, 2017 12:00 pm
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Mar. 13th, 2017 12:00 pm
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Mar. 11th, 2017 12:00 pm
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Mar. 10th, 2017 12:00 pm
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Mar. 9th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Wed, 14:54: Shopping got & put away: 3 supermarkets, Poundstretcher, butcher & charity shop. Next laundry load on. Lunch in oven, soup in slow cooker.
  • Wed, 14:56: Time for a break before round 3: packing! Duh duh duhhhh....
  • Wed, 20:47: Clothes packed, food packed (gluten & lactose free gubbins), gifts packed, knitting bag mostly packed. Just toiletries & tech to go...
  • Wed, 22:03: Pretty much done. Having a sit & finishing the border on a baby blanket for a friend. Bed soon! Hope to watch #Pens/Jets game on the ferry.
  • Wed, 22:03: #LetsGoPens!
  • Thu, 08:04: Made it to the docks, waiting for check in. Busy M2, 40 mins to go 20 miles meh.
  • Thu, 11:27: On the Stena Mersey, watched the first 50 mins of last night's #Pens/Jets game, NHL app now claiming local blackout, go figure.
  • Thu, 11:29: Ferry quite quiet, have sewed up shoulder seams on Pa's jumper & picked up for the neck ribbing. Only 7 hours til we dock...

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Mar. 8th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Tue, 20:06: Getting together Things&StuffTM for my trek to Yorkshire: will be seeing family primarily, also @trubuilharbraz and a quick dash to York. :D
  • Wed, 10:34: Car hoovered, lists and lists written, bird feeders refilled, dishwasher run, bins emptied, next up bathing the dogs, then shopping. Argh.
  • Wed, 11:41: Dogs bathed, I'm showered, washing's on - time for a sit for 5 minutes, then on to the next round of things to be done before tonight.

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Mar. 7th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Mon, 18:58: Busy day today: afternoon at the charity shop, errands run, chores done at least in part, dinner made for DH, me, the pups, now to the WI.
  • Mon, 19:00: Upload still uploading, btw, now 2/3rds done. More steam, Grommit! Turn that crank handle faster!

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Mar. 6th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Sun, 22:08: It's a hockey night in Pittsburgh! And also in Antrim, NI. #LetsGoPens!
  • Sun, 22:51: Upload just over half way done. #Pens letting in 3 against the Sabres. Not the best Sunday evening ever! *sigh*
  • Mon, 00:58: Stacks more baby blanket crocheted, and the @penguins bring in Fleury and fight back to win 4-3. Go #Pens! Awesome. G'night all y'all.

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Mar. 5th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Sat, 22:21: #Pens won, had a cracking morning at the @MidAntrimAnimal charity shop, DH brought the pups & we walked them in Antrim Castle gardens. Yay!
  • Sat, 22:22: Pups got lots of love from the other shop volunteers; Dante's come a very long way from the wary dog we got from the Sanctuary 3 years ago.
  • Sat, 22:24: Still uploading old files into Dropbox to free up space so I can download OS X El Capitan and then OS X Sierra. This may take Some TimeTM...
  • Sat, 22:25: Then again, that's what you get for carting across files from computer to computer over 20 years and never spring cleaning...
  • Sat, 22:27: ... also what you get when you live in a rural area and have really crappy broadband at high prices...
  • Sat, 22:27: Anyway, I'm off to bed, I'll see how far my upload gets in the morning. Sleep well, and tomorrow there'll be more #Pens hockey! Hurrah!

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Mar. 4th, 2017 12:00 pm
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Feb. 28th, 2017 12:00 pm
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  • Mon, 18:48: RT @kingqueen3065: .@northernassist Wheelchair space bulkhead on #52469 missing "don't put luggage here" sign so is full of luggage and I'm…
  • Mon, 21:19: RT @Wheelchairsmat1: Bus operators' policy of "first come first served" re wheelchair users was ruled discrimatory by the Supreme Court. Pl…

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