I never thought I'd say this, but now that I am on Facebook every day I don't really feel I have anything to bring to blogworld any more. I still remember the days when I thought "Facebook? Shmacebook!", and although I had an account I didn't start using it till I was in hospital in 2010. Since then I've got twitter and Instagram accounts and poor ol' Wa'gwaan has fallen behind. It's just so much easier to post to Facebook isn't it?
Having said that, though, I don't want to stop blogging because it's like a diary where I can go back and read and reminisce and I love that. I started my first blog in the summer of 2004. Can you believe it?! I was reading it again yesterday and so many memories came flooding back. I've also been able to pinpoint when I had certain surgeries etc, which is good, because whenever a doctor asks me I go uummmmmm and just can't remember. I've now put them in a list on my iPhone...
I guess that's just a long-winded way of saying I ain't going anywhere!
Anyway, what's been happening here? I hear you ask. Well I realise I never blogged about our girlie outing to the Grease Singalong showing near Leicester Square. It was so much fun. We didn't dress up especially but there was a little bag on each seat with props in it, and the girl doing the intro told us how and when to use them, so we all joined in with gusto. I was surprised how many young children there were in the audience. They, of course, were all dressed up as pink ladies with a couple of small boys ast T-Birds in leather jackets and quiffs - so cute!
Paper bags on heads during Beauty School Dropout.
Chinese New Year, Chinatown (next to Leicester Sq)
Whata else? Oh yes, I went to another Craft morning at the Community Centre a couple of weeks ago. I always forget to take pictures, but we have coffee and cake and generally have a good old natter while we are being industrious. The stuff we make there is destined for our market stall, and all proceeds go to the Centre. Last year we raised over £2,000!
Apart from that, it just seems like Winter has gone on for EVER. Snow and ice and freezing cold. Then a brief Spring-like day or two, and back to cold and ice. Crazy. Nice weather for snowdrops I s'pose.
Oh and I did get some daffs one day - 10p for the bunch as they were beginning to open. Marks & Spencer do have some good offers sometimes! By day 3 they were all crazy open:
Every so often we had blue sky...
So that's about it. Tomorrow I am going up to London to meet up with a friend of mine who will be making her way up from Sussex. She lost her sight a few years ago but she doesn't let that stand in her way. She had a guide dog but was then so ill after a pancreas transplant that then failed that the dog was taken away from her. She wasn't able to exercise him, so it was felt best. She is now much better and cannot wait to get another because otherwise she is just a prisoner in her own home. I can't even begin to think how she copes.
In my next post, I might very well tell you about the internet dating scene... We shall see.