Valentine Meal (2019)

Happy Valentine’s Day! 😁

Unusually, we’re a day late this year celebrating Valentine’s Day – an ageing father-in-law and a poorly sister-in-law were the focus of our attention on the actual day.

Another change this year was a bit of role-reversal! 😁

The girls (Ann and Valerie) did all the hard work and created a Valentine’s meal for David and I! And what a menu…

Valentine Menu 2019
Valentine Menu 2019
The Table’s ready!

Out came the food….

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..and what a fantastic meal it turned out to be. The combined cheffing-talents of our better-halves (according to my taste-buds anyway) made it even better than restaurant standard! Yummy!

What no red roses this year? Well, no, actually! As Ann and I are travelling to Australia in a few days, buying Ann a whole bunch of red-roses would have been a bit of a waste*, so I did the next best thing…  *by mutual agreement! 😊

Instead, to complete the romantic theme, I gave Ann one Valentine’s Card for every year we’ve been married, a single rose, a cuddly bear, a couple of Valentine glasses

..and to complete the evening, we chose a movie from Sky,Roman J Israel Esq starring Denzel Washington, but we gave up on it after 15 minutes – it just didn’t grab us!

Instead, we reverted back to (almost) live TV and the latest episode of Granchester!

By 10.15 we were all ‘Valentined-out’ and we called it a night. What an evening! Great food with great friends!


Normal Blogging Service Resumed?


Phew! After another very techy week problem-solving, I think things are now back to some state of normality with my Blog posts.

It’s taken far too many hours days weeks getting it all working again – and I hope I never have go through all this again! 😡

The Short Version

It’s now working! If you read my blogs-posts on the big social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Tumblr etc, etc), then it’s no change for you – you’ll see my posts there as normal.

However, I know a few of you access my Blogs directly at, and there’s now a slightly different web-address: Click HERE to see them.

The Long Version

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