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  1. When She Came Home

    by , 06-26-2021 at 06:14 AM (Barmy Blue's Bland Blog)
    On Thursday afternoon/evening I heard mum come home. I was so happy. She was able to drive home. She asked about the parking before leaving. I'd also looked it up. They've recently changed the system so that you pay when you leave so that's a relief at least. They said to just drive out and deal with it if we have to later. Like I said, I'm still checking to see if we receive any fines.

    She had been able to get some toiletries and books to read in the hospital shop and was just happy ...
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  2. The Hospital Stay

    by , 06-26-2021 at 06:11 AM (Barmy Blue's Bland Blog)
    So I might have worried you when I mentioned stroke at the end of the previous entry. As I said then. Don't panic.
    It's a "mini stroke"/TIA/transient ischemic attack.

    So. To the beginning. Well. Actually a bit before that for further clarity. Then to this beginning.

    Last year my mum was diagnosed with a heart condition. AF/Atrial fibrillation/one valve in the heart doesn't beat in time with the rest so the rest have to work a bit harder. She didn't ...
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  3. Oh So Many Plants

    by , 06-26-2021 at 03:19 AM (Barmy Blue's Bland Blog)
    Right then. Haven't had clear access to my keyboard for a while. It seems that the last thing I wrote was my plant theft. We never recovered the plant. But clearly I'm not the only one. Going into town, so to speak, I passed a home with a lower ground floor flat (you might also know it as a basement flat perhaps, where you have to go downstairs to get to the front door from the street) with a BEAUTIFUL array of flowers in containers. Many many different flowering plants. Clearly this is a keen gardener ...
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  4. A Plant Thief

    by , 03-11-2021 at 05:13 PM (Barmy Blue's Bland Blog)
    *Added later*
    I just looked it up. It's a thing. Turns out I was lucky to keep any of my tomatoes last year. I'm not so sure about growing veg this year now. They have to be out front for the sun. The back is a bit too shady. Ironically we got new, bigger pots for the lavender. This leads me to believe that last years planters haven't yet been stolen because they're full of dirt? I guess I need to worry about all of it. I was so proud of my tomatoes last year. I did worry that someone might ...

    Updated 03-11-2021 at 06:18 PM by Bluebiird

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  5. stuff and things

    by , 02-07-2021 at 12:43 AM (Barmy Blue's Bland Blog)
    The foxes are screaming again. It's to be expected. It's breeding season afterall. I put chicken out for them yesterday but they didn't take it. To be fair mum put some out the day before and yester a neighbor had something out front. They've probably taken my chicken now though. Why do we have chicken to waste you may wonder. And where have I been? I said I'd pop in over the week or so to fill in events.
    Hah. We knew you wouldn't keep it up. You never do. I bet you were doubting yourself ...
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