Thursday, 5 December 2019

Thursday

Good morning.  It's another extremely cold start to the day but, fingers crossed, I'm hoping it is bright too.

I now have a wonderfully clean, fresh downstairs carpet again.  He did a really good job, very thorough and no time wasted.  Long time stains have now gone and I just have to wait until lunchtime today to remove the protective film from table and chair leg ends.  I'm really glad I've had it done as the carpet was a disgrace to any decent home.
From now on it's shoes off in the hall!

Governors' training was very good, much better than I expected.  It was all about the new way of reporting pupil progress and attainment, how to interpret the reports and, as governors, what to look for and what questions to ask.

It was going to be another busy day today.
This morning I am off to Jackie's, diary in bag, so we can arrange some outings and get togethers.  Jackie's a good friend and I always enjoy our times together.

Then Dave and Anna were going to come for lunch.  I've already made the soup, a really flavoursome turkey and veg affair.  Unfortunately, this cold is proving to be a right stinker and Dave, having recently had a few medical issues, doesn't want to risk me kindly sharing my bugs all around, so he's called it off.  I think he's right; it's not sensible to take the risk.

(With that in mind, I have also emailed Dad.  I was due to go there this weekend but his health is also in a bit of a compromised state right now so I've explained the situation and await his decision.  Bloomin' cold!)

In the afternoon, it's tuition.  It's all planned and prepped - I did it while the carpet was being cleaned yesterday.  I don't intend cancelling that - the student is young and tough.  :-)

And finally, pottery!  Woo hoo.  It's the penultimate session of this term but, as we're both booked in for next term now, I can start something to carry on with in January.  I want to start the candle holder that I saw in a pottery magazine.  I've done a lot of slab pottery but I haven't made a slab pot yet so it would be a good thing all round.  The tree decorations should be all ready to take home and there's a couple of heart shaped ones to glaze so that they're ready for next week.

Today's music is a blast from my past, so often sung at school.  A lovely children's song that takes me back to happy times teaching the children the Christmas music for that year.  I did enjoy doing that every Christmas


I'm not sure what other Christmassy things I will do today.  I might move the furniture around, seeing as I have to remove the protector thingies from chairs and tables anyway.  I need to make space for the Christmas tree and to make sure the easy chairs are all in a sort of semi circle for family chat.
I'll see how I feel later on.
Have a great day.  xx

14 comments:

  1. Morning Joy, what a blooming nuisance colds are....enough to make you feel miserable, but not really bad enough to have the excuse to take to your bed! I thought I was in for one last week, but handfuls of Vit C, zinc and echinacea tablets saw it off before it got hold. Hope it doesn't stop you enjoying your morning with Jackie. xx

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    1. They are a real nuisance, aren't they. When teaching, they were a regular occurence and, of course, the virus went round and around the school community before it finally subsided. I'm glad yours came to little - I thought I'd beaten mine as it's been brewing for about a month but I lost the way, even if I won a few battles on the way.
      xx

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  2. Very sensible not to share the cold and with any luck and a following wind you will be fit for christmas.

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    1. I'm sure I will, thanks, Diane. I'm rather worried about the weekend though - Dad really mustn't catch anything like that right now.
      xx

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  3. Sounds like a very busy day . Enjoy your clean, fresh carpets. x

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    1. I am, it's lovely not to see marks and spots everywhere. Must do it more often!
      xx

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  4. Sorry that cold is making you cancel things. Looking forward to pottery pictures.
    (Touch Wood I don't think you spread it my way!)

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    1. I'm relieved about that, also that the jaw pain was not dental.
      Take care.
      xx

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  5. Your music choice brought back lots of happy memories for me too so thank you you that. It's a lovely start to the day.

    Sorry about the cold and you're on the road to recovery soon x

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  6. Sorry you are not up to par!! Good to avoid germy places this time of year!!! Love your blog!!!

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