(Or Doday, in Dotty speak). She was very pleased with a little Snow White dolly, and even more pleased with her great big cake. As birthdays go, it was pretty bare bones due to the severe lack of folding monetary units available, but once we get some insurance money through we’ll find some “fogotten presents”.
playing Halo on Legendary difficulty (XBox version, of course – not the slideshow that masquerades as the PC version). God, it’s tough! Three hours in and I’m still not off the first level. On normal difficulty, you get through level one by, er, running and shooting. On Legendary, you have tactical firefights at every single
Things are progressing quickly with the house now. We are both feeling somewhat unsettled. Dont want to spend time in the house thats not home. Yesterday saw the kids having fun in the back garden here in the golden autumn sunshine, John cooking apple pies with the wee ones and flour footprints and me repotting
Ikea make nice furniture indeed. They make cheap tat that falls apart if you give it so much as a hard stare. That and there’s the tortuous process of actually buying it – you hike around a weavy path looking at randomly displayed stuff and write down all the warehouse information, then you go to
Aaaargh! We’re now at the point where the loss adjuster is starting to think about sending out cheques for parts of our house contents. While this may sound like a good thing, Debbie is beginning to gaze hungrily at the Ikea catalogue :-/ On a cheerier note, I have an idea for a book that
It’s difficult to believe that we’ve been out of our home for almost six weeks. At the same time, that first, nightmarish, week in the Roslin Hotel seems like a distant blur, already fading into the kind of half-memory that’s usually reserved for particularly bad holidays – bad enough to not be cherished, but not