A 9 year olds improvement to the Van Gogh style
I am very excited at the moment! I an one of those fortunate people wh really lookforward to happy events. My cup is usually half full which can be a blessing or not if things go wrong. I am shortly about to embark on a cruise. i booked it over 2 years ago along withContinue reading “GREAT EXCITEMENT AHEAD”
This morning I went to the local garden centre which has a large gift shop, smaller independent shops and a wonderful cafe with the best and largest selection of cakes and deserts I have ever eaten. I queued at the counter, selected syrup tart with a little pot of cream and waited whilst my CappuccinoContinue reading “MUSINGS OF AN ELDERLY LADY!”
During my training I was introduced to Jean. Jean had contracted Polio as a young woman which had seriously disabled her. Now at the age of eighty she required a caliper on one leg and the use of crutches. I would be required to attend her every Thursday morning when her regular carer Jenny wasContinue reading “A SCARY CUSTOMER”
I went into Barnsley Town Centre the other morning to do a bit of shopping and have a look round the market. I had decided to have a coffee and be adventurous and choose a new venue. I felt i had been getting into a bit of a rut favouring familiar places, mainly tea shops.Continue reading “The Coffee Bar Challenge”
I had the weekend off from training to be a care worker but did a driving lesson as although I had supposedly retired one of my pupils had still to pass her test. Early on Monday I met up with Linda in Kendal for the first time, a buxom and jolly care worker who hadContinue reading “FURTHER TRAINING: Adventures of a care worker”
If you now have an empty nest or maybe living on your own I can’t recommend too highly the advantage of having a pet and it’s very good for mental well-being. Perhaps a dog or a cat, maybe even a bird. Just in the last few months I know of three instances where taking onContinue reading “GET A PET!”
My induction into home care work covered a two week period, the first three days in a class environment with other newbies, getting to grips with health and safety, hoist operation and resuscitation. It also included whistle blowing in a positive way! At the end I received a certificate. I was employed to stand inContinue reading “Home Care Work Stories THE MAN, THE BATH AND THE SPIDER!”
In 2020 I booked a weeks cruise in the Mediterranean for May that year. When Covid started it was cancelled and besides being disappointed I was worried that with the advancing years I wouldn’t be as fit when eventually it was back on. I decided to go onto a fitness routine and give myself aContinue reading “Fit and Healthy”
I was walking the dog this morning when I heard honking and looking up saw a pair of geese flying overhead. Continuing the walk i heard further loud noises and saw a large skein of geese flying in formation and very low. It is always a stirring sight and sound which I find quite exciting.Continue reading “NATURE AND NETFLIX A very nice morning”
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