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Sunday, 4 December 2016

I Got Paid !!!

So they actually paid me a lot of the back money i was owed , did I rush out and pay my creditors...NOOOOO as a card carrying member of the feckless poor , I went grocery shopping and then recklessly squandered a whole £2 in a charity shop in Boston that is having a closing down sale , cant remember its name for the life of me but there was lots of wondrous bargains and its located in a tudor black and white building near the Guildhall museum .

This had to be posted because it reminds me so much of    http://www.subversivefemme.com/   its so very Rockabilly . I love seeing the occasions they visit even if it is the other side of the world .



As for me , I treated myself to another vintage jigsaw I know i have a problem with them but they dont do counselling for a thrift shop habit . And anyway it has blokes in kilts and edinburgh castle so what more can i want ?
On the subject of what more can i want , ive been practically banging my head against a wall with Mr Bah Humbug and his daft xmas gift suggestions , bleedin men , he cannot get his head around the fact that im serious about wanting either a decent frying pan or a silicon rolling pin or even a decent mandolin not a v cutter . He says theyre not gifts .
 I have tried with all of them this year i dont want more concert or event tickets  ive loved the ones this year but they have practically killed me and Mr Bah Humbug .
My xmas shopping is practically done, more origami for the munchkin is bought , my daughter has got the most expensive present shes ever going to get ( we will give you a laugh about this one shortly ) and son wanted a £5 tshirt on its way from China , im a little worried that they may be sending it by container ..lol . Mr Bah Humbug just to get , hes not a problem his narrow view of clothing makes it easy , if its not khaki , camo or original star wars  he wont wear it ..lol
Young Baldrick has disowned me publicly on facebook , bless him , Ive a feeling this is the fallout from the hospital trip causing this , plus a week at his mothers for his 21st , that he forgot to mention after we had organised a big tea for him . He didnt get that we dont do birthdays because of lack of funds, hed been posting online all the stuff he wanted and seemed to think we would get him him a tablet computer for his birthday , in this house you get a cake , tea and a card sunshine .
Just got to get a vile xmas card for my mother and thats xmas organised ...lol

11 comments:

  1. Thank God you got paid, hope they still owe you more and get it sorted soon.
    Love that puzzle, there's something about old Victory puzzles with their chunky wooden bits.

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  2. Fancy you going grocery shopping with your pay - you rebel you!! lol. It's lovely to be able to have treats that bring us so much pleasure (like the puzzle) for so little money.

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  3. So glad you got your pay at last.
    Love the knitting pattern-x-

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  4. Mary Maxim is still in business and still issuing graph patterns!

    I just finished one for my son. Every so often one of the old ones shows up in thrift stores or the dreaded ebay. They go for around $75CDN.

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  5. I am thrilled that you finally got paid. I love the knitting pattern, I have several very similar ones. Glad you have managed to get Christmas sorted.

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  6. I've got that knitting pattern in my stash, I can't knit for toffee but there's something so delightfully camp about those Mary Maxim patterns that I can't part with them (I've also got the Vespa & American Eagle)
    Happy to hear that you've been paid.
    Xmas doesn't start till 24th, does it? It can get stuffed as far as I'm concerned, xxx

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    1. lol..wont you be topping up your tan by then

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  7. Groceries! You bought Groceries! I love that you bring home to a larger audience just how so many live and economize. Now, if only Baldrick could figure it out. Keep on, keeping on.
    Joyce

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  8. Kate, I utterly love that knitting pattern. Are you listing it on ebay?

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