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Breaking News: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! 5 Things I spend my money on, No update on faber courses, Knee Pain

Yes, I'm back, even if it's only a week! A family subscriber told me to continue even if it was just posting pictures because she missed my posts. So I've decided to give it try just doing blog topics.
5 Things I spend my money on Pasties and Cake.  So I tend to get from Gail's (rolls and scones) and Konditor - cake and crumbles. There is a West Indian bakery in Dalston where I get spiced bun and sweet bread. They also do a fantastic vegetable pasty. I also love Marks and Spencers turnovers. The Office Biscuit/Cookie Tin At my new work place, there is an office biscuit/cookie tin (two old plastic sweet bowls) which is occasionally filled with treats. There is no real rota of who buys what or when, it's just something we do. On some occasions I've bought for the office tin. As you can see, it's just random.  On some days we have a lot, other days nothing.  Transport
Essential for me getting around.
Short breaks and holidays/vacations.
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Breaking News: I Am Taking Blog Holiday Break Until End Of September!

Dear all,
I've decided to take a break from blogging until the end of September. Also there hasn't been much to write about because I've been so busy at work, then coming home. 
When I come back, I'll be about to let you know whether I got a place at the Faber Academy for yet another editing course. It took a lot for me to submit my story to them. A lot of discussions with Big Momma and Sis, both were very encouraging but I was doubtful on a few levels. First the expense, second my genre and three my setting. But nothing ventured, nothing gained. I've been stuck on that book for the last few months, so hopefully getting a place, and going on the course will make a difference. I do have another final course to consider but this is the one, I think will make a difference, if not merely because I need to rock up to class everything and deliver something. That makes a difference. 
I just need a break from the blogging. This year, I've exceed my normal production r…

Weekly Update - Missed entries due to long break, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Sadlers Well, Local supermarket refurbished and moved stuff around, September Writing Report,

Missed entries due to long break I missed my desk because I was on away on a break. I did toy with using the one in the hotel but I forgot Monday was check-out day. Then I forgot the money bit, so I'm lagging behind a week now. I owe a decent sum to the money jar now.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Sadlers Well

I was treated to a ticket by Big Momma, and I went to see the show. I'm not into dance per se, and I like performances to have strong narrative directions rather than just dance, otherwise I just get bored. Like really bored.

They had some really good dancers in the company and some who could barely sustain positions. Okay, though I don't go to the dance performances, I used to go for classes, and my mother -Big Momma - used to be a professional dancer and then taught ballet  - so I know a bit of the art form.

They got a standing ovation from people, lots of cheers and shouts, but I felt the narrative directions of the dances could have been stronger, and pe…

Weekly Update. On Vacation or short break at Littlecote House where Henry the Eight Courted Jane Seymour.

I finally took a little break from work. It's been exhausting so not much to say. I just needed a break.  This is the back of the house. This is the bedroom we are staying in. That's my D&G handbag on the bed. I'm going to be going on a tour so will write more about that next week.

Show me your desk

Nothing much for a hot day. Masking tape, the note books with apples on top, the money pot, a rescued pre-loved stationary arranger, hole punch, calculator and two pair of earrings.

Weekly update: Busy working, went out to Pub lunch with Big Momma, got some new clothes from the Jigsaw Sale.

It's been another busy week at work, so I'm glad for the weekend.
Saturday Pub lunch with Big Momma

It's been a long time since my mother and I have had a pub lunch. At one point it was a regular thing, or just going for a drink at our local pub. Once in a while, Big Momma, Sis and I would go out, normally for a Sunday roast lunch, at a local pub. Normally near me or near Big Momma. The food varies.

This is my favourite place to have ham and eggs, the chips crispy and light. Delicious. This is hard to do since a lot of chips can be fried if the oil isn't heated at temperate or isn't fresh. So Big Momma and I come here once in a while.



Big Momma had the vegetarian option which was a bean burger. She said it was the best she had had in a very long time.
New Clothes from Jigsaw Sale

I can't remember the last time I was in Jigsaw, but I was wondering around King Cross station and I found a store so I went in. They had 70% sale items though I got mine for 50% off.



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Week 34 on the 52 weeks money challenge. Forget but better late than never. And yes another IOU for eighteen pounds.

Apologies for the late post! I've been so busy I nearly forget, then yesterday I went visiting my mother so I couldn't do it. Anyway, it's not that exciting. So all I could scrap together was sixteen pounds. I did have twenty but when I got home, I got some takeaway chips from the local fish and chip shop. I had a portion of oily chips and a saveloy sausage.

They aren't best chips but only local chippy round so they have the market share. The other chip shops sell french fries. I don't think their oil is hot enough when they fry.Yes, there is an art to selling chips, but then again, they are the only ones for miles around.

So the cost of the my chips and sausage cut into the twenty leaving me with a handful of change and those two notes.

Anyway, before then I had a nice evening with my mother, spoke to my sister and watched a bit of TV.  Not digress anyone, above is a picture of the money jar with money. You can see some of my old IOUs from the pot.