Tuesday, 6 August 2013

What I learned this week

Good morning everybody!  I hope you are all well this fine day.

Let's get to it.  What did I learn this week:
  • Les Miserable on DVD is much more enjoyable than I expected.  I would have loved seeing the theatre performance at the West End in London.
  • My daughter, Beautiful B, has never seen Dirty Dancing and seen as she has booked tickets for us to see it in the London theatre she should see the film first.  I thought everyone had seen Dirty Dancing - I did when it was first released...12 times.
  • Using two pillows to prop your feet up on doctors advice is not as effective as using a foot raiser pillow designed for that very thing, nor is it as comfortable.
  • Despite declaring that he did not find the steam iron quicker than a normal iron when it was first purchased, after a little practice Hubby should now be eating his words.
  • Season 5 of Castle is just as funny as previous seasons, especially the episode where the police are followed around by a film crew.
  • Apple and Pear cordial tastes delicious.
  • You can get used to drinking plain water within a week of giving up Pepsi Max and Coca Cola.
  • It takes some time to get used to the gearbox in a new car, especially moving from a 1.4l to 1.1l engine, after having the old car for over 8 years.
  • Despite being a large burly bloke, Hubby is much more sensitive to a harder suspension in the new car and mentions it more than he should.
  • Pain in the heels is known medically as Plantar fasciitis.  The plantar fascia is a tough and flexible band of tissue that connects the heel bone with the bones of the foot, and acts as a kind of shock absorber to the foot. Pain is caused by wear and tear of the planter fascia and as I evidently like to be special I have bilateral heel pain. 
  • Being overweight is not a good idea if you have heel pain, and as flat shoes exacerbate the pain wearing trainers doesn't help.  I really cannot see me walking a 5km trail in a low to medium heel on shoes can you? 
  • Abi will spend 20 minutes trying to get under the computer desk to find the smallest crumb of cake imaginable.
  • The J. R. Ward books about the Vampire Blood Brotherhood are an excellent series of books and I highly recommend them.
So tell me peeps, what have you learned this week?
To join in on the What I Learned This Week carnival, simply follow these steps:

1. Any time this week, publish your What I Learned This Week post on your blog and comment on my blog hyper linking to your blog.

2. Then go and visit Julie’s blog at From Inmates to Playdates, find her latest “What I learned this week” and link up with the Mr. Linky form at the bottom of the post. Please put the link to your POST, not the front page of your blog.

3. Then visit the other participants and see what they learned this week.


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