Tuesday, 17 October 2017


I got up at 5:30 and made a pot of tea, then I sat and knitted till H got up and we had our breakfast. H then went into the garage to get our folding bikes out and put them into the boot of the car ready for us to go out later. While he was doing that I emptied the dishwasher and put everything away, dusted the lounge and made the bed. WhenH came in he made us a coffee and we got ready to go out. First we drove to Castle Rising and parked at the castle. We went in and looked round and walked all round the outside as well, It was very interesting. Then we took our little bikes out of the boot, assembled them and went for a ride round the village. We found a nice “ olde worlde “ tea shop where we had a pot of tea for 2, ham eggs and chips and a large glass of wine. After that we found a great cycle track that led to the Sandringham estate. It passed through some beautiful countryside and a huge wooded area where we saw some buzzards circling in a clear blue sky. We locked our bikes and walked to the church for a look round then cycled back to the car. On the way back we were going to stop at a little cafe we like for a cream tea but they closed at we got there so I popped into Tesco and bought us each a packet of hula hoops and a cinnamon and pecan slice, yummy. We had them with a cup of coffee, because we won’t need a proper meal this evening. Anyway, we have had a lovely day.

Monday, 16 October 2017


I was up early, put on a load of washing, made a salad for my lunch and had my breakfast. I dressed, made the bed hung out the washing and went to work. I had to pick 29 bunches of carrots and a few loose ones and then trim leeks. At 12:30 Andy picked up my boxes of leeks and me and we washed them and packed a few before we had lunch. Then the boss came in and said he had more leek orders so I had to go straight back and trim more. Andy finished packing the first lot and then joined me trimming them. We went down at 3:30 to wash and pack them which took till my home time.when I got home I had a cuppa and a bath before cooking dinner. We had jacket potatoes, bacon, mushrooms, mushy peas and eggs. I don’t have to go again till Thursday so tomorrow we are going out to somewhere nice.

Sunday, 15 October 2017

A beautiful day.

We both got up at 6.40, I put on a load of washing and we had our breakfast. We had a coffee and I hung the washing out. I read a chapter of my book and at 8.45 we got ready to go out on our bikes. The weather was lovely. We did 32miles and there were loads of people taking advantage of the track. I have done 102.2 miles this week so I am happy. It’s the most I have done in a week for ages. W e tried quite hard this morning and we were both sweating when we got home. We had a shower and a pint of shandy. Then for lunch we had a bacon sandwich with mustard and a cup of coffee. We watched the tour of Turkey this afternoon, I got the washing in all nice and dry yet again. For dinner we had a steak and onion pie with potatoes, carrots and cauliflower. It’s work for me tomorrow so roll on Tuesday.!!

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Saturday. o

H woke me up at 6. 30, I put on a load of washing and had my breakfast. I dressed as soon as I had finished and we went shopping. When we got back H made us a coffee and then went up to ride 75k on his turbo. I put on a second load of washing, made a loaf of bread, unpacked all the groceries, put them away and hung out the washing. After that I went to my butchers in the car and on the way back I went to the chicken farm for eggs. When I came back H was downstairs, I was surprised because he should have still been riding but he said his computer crashed so he couldn’t carry on. We had a Stilton topped pork pie for lunch with a coffee and watched a cycle race from Turkey.  I washed my hair and got the washing in, nice and dry again. I have been knitting all afternoon and for dinner tonight we had belly pork with peas and a huge chunk of cheese and garlic bread instead of potatoes, it was nice.

Friday, 13 October 2017


I got up at 6, put on a load of washing and had my breakfast. I hung the washing out and we had a coffee. H got our bikes out of the garage, oiled our chains ready for us to go for a ride. We left home just  after 9.30 and took the scenic route to visit H’s brother. We had a cup of tea and a biscuit and stayed for around an hour and cycled along the cycle track back home. It was very windy and we were battered about on the way there on the road but we were sheltered on the track on the ride back. H has a sore knee so our ride wa s pretty slow. We had a pot noodle for lunch, watched a cycle race then had a shower. My washing all got nice and dry in the strong wind. I have started some more knitting. For dinner tonight we had pork chops, fried onions and leeks and potatoes. Now I am going to have an apple because I haven’t eaten much today, I have lost a pound this week, I know it’s not much but I am so pleased because I have been stuck on the same weight for ages.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Lazy Thursday.

I got up at 6 and put on a load of washing then I just sat and read my book till H came down. We had our breakfast and I hung out the washing. We had a proper coffee and I read more book. H went up and rode a race on his turbo while I topped up my garden rubbish bin ready for the bin men tomorrow. When he finished we had an instant coffee and as I was feeling lazy I just sat about for a while. We had cheese and biscuits for lunch with a cup of soup. I took my blood pressure and it’s really high today for some reason, it’s been pretty good until now. This afternoon we watched a cycle race, I had a shower and for dinner we had fish pie with peas and cauliflower. I hope I feel a bit more lively tomorrow because I want too go out on my bike.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017


I was up at 5.30, put on a load of washing and had my breakfast. I had made my salad yesterday so I just had to add some cheese. I dressed, made the bed, hung out the washing and went to work. First of all we planted 6 trays of cabbages, it's our last planting for this year. It didn't take long and it was 150 dozen cabbages. After that I had to do 96 bunches of carrots and 16 purple ones. Then I went weeding, first I wed an onion bed but Andy came to take me to the yard where I had to lay out all the carrots so Andy could wash them and I packed them into boxes ready for our customers. We had our lunch and went back up the field to trim and box 5 boxes of turnips. After that I went back to the weeding, finishing the onions and starting on the leeks which are full of nettles. When I got home I had a cup of tea and a nice soak in the bath. For dinner tonight we had chicken in breadcrumbs with potatoes , cauliflower and beans. I don't have to work till Monday so it's a nice break.