Sunday, 15 October 2006

All sorts of Everything

Good Morning everyone ,So much to say ....where to begin ?After I left the dentist last Monday ,I popped into the Doctors surgery ,which is nearby,told the receptionist I was inquiring about a flue jab!...'only do them for the over sixty fives 'she snapped ,I said ...I am ! ...well fill in the form ! says she ,trying to lighten the conversation,I said I think you have just paid me a compliment ,'and put the form in the box ', ahh well !!...well on Thursday I had a phone call to get my jab on Friday afternoon ,so Im done now .

The library is also in that part of town so I decided to call in ,walking up the road I encountered the bear, in the pictures ,quite what he was doing there and why ,I dont know ,but he looked fun so I took a picture anyway ,but there is a primary school nearby ,maybe he'd been there ,

Hey ,....I've been feeding you duff information ....The author I was telling you about the other day ,her surname is Marshall,I believe I said Marchant ,silly me ! I am sorry ...dont tell the woman in the doctors ! Well since she is a local lady   the author not the receptionist .... I found many of her books, mostly the ones she had transcribed from her fathers notes ,there are some crude maps of the area ,showing dykes and drains and lodes ,and wonderful illustrations of the Fens .What a feast !

Now for my bestest news ,Last Monday Karen at the office ,e-mailed me with an invitation to go to London ,with her ,its for a presentation ,to silver surfers who have won an award ,not me ! but since I had been chosen by AOL last May ,Karen knew of my interest ,in the subject ,thought I might like to go ...well yes ! Karen who is the tenant participation Manager ,is to pick me up at ten am tomorrow   and we will go by train to the 'big smoke' the meeting is to be at Portcullis house ,The Attlee suite,which is I understand,directly opposite Big Ben ,on the Victoria embankment ...so watch this space I shall take my camera ,and hope to have lots to tell you

So on that happy note I wish you all a Blessed Sunday,with Love From

                       Jan xx

40 comments:

jlocorriere05 said...

I hope you have fun in London Jan, sounds like a great day out! What a nice compliment to get from the doctor's receptionist! People seem so much younger looking now, or is it just me getting older? Lol! Have a great Sunday! Jeannette xx  

tillywooat62 said...

I hate having my flu jab it always seems to make my arm ache for days afterwards, enjoy your trip to London, dont forget to come back with plenty of photos to share with us
take care Lynne xx

madcobug said...

Enjoy your day out. Helen

funnyface0s0 said...

Oh Jan, how fab, i adore London, have lots of fun and take lots of photies for us!  I must call the surgery and get Mum booked in for her flu jab - thanks for the reminder!
Luv Jayne x

jaymact1 said...

Great news about your trip hope you have a great day out. Never been to London but would like to go someday. Love Joan.

icklemisssexpot said...

Well see you don't look anywhere near your age :o) ...Garaths not had an appointment through for his yet so i must phone them tomorrow...Enjoy your day out in london and look forward to the pics and hope it doesn't rain or be yuk weather for you    Caff xxxxx

wobblymoo said...

OOooo you jet setter you, enjoy your day out

wobblymoo said...

Have just noticed lol, are you aware there is a huge mousey thing un your photos

sugarsweet056 said...

Have fun! :)
Net pics!
Hugs, Sugar

marainey1 said...

That sounds like lots of fun.  I'll be looking for the pictures and news of the event.
'On Ya' - ma

lindaggeorge said...

Aren't unexpected days out such a treat? Hope you have a lovely time.

Linda x.

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jeanno43 said...

Sounds great Jan, am sure you will have a wonderful time, looking forward to the pics.  Lol at the age thing and the flu jab.
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blpltt said...

Oh Jan, what excitement !  I haven't been to London since 1983, on my way to Gatwick.  Please, lots of photos, especially of SE1, where I used to work over 50 years ago.  Lovely to be told you're too young for the jab.  Bunny.

bpcorn48 said...

Lucky you,  hope you have a great day and that the weathr is great to. Diane

astra1547 said...

hi Jan...

i hope you have a good day out, i'm sure you will...hope the weather stays fine for you too...Best wishes and take care!

Astra!

mllevl said...

Sounds like you will be having a great day out Jan.  Looking forward to the pics you take.  Eve

nedmoh said...

Hi Jan ,lovely to see you today.Hope you enjoy going to London tomorrow and have a great time with Karen.Pete has started to read the book you lent him........Love Jeanxx

pharmolo said...

Have a great day out in the Big Smoke, Jan. Looking forward to the report!

Guido
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ally123130585918 said...

Jan what a lovely compliment the receptionist gave you ~ glad you are enjoying your books on the "Fens" Have a lovely time in London tomorrow ~  Portcullis house ~ The Attlee suite ~ sounds very Grand ~ hopefully you will be able to get some pictures ~ Ally

lsfp1960 said...

We usually get flu shots free at work.  But since I have a doctor's appoinment Tuesday afternoon, I'm going to ask for one there.   I usually don't get it at work until the end of October or the middle of Novemeber, becuase they give all the nursing staff theirs first.  And other that have patient contact.  Since I'm several blocks away from the hospital building and have no patient contact, we are the last to get them.  Sometimes that could be too late...one could already be sick.  Linda in Washington  

susanebunn said...

Oh Jan, how lucky you are!  You enjoy your London trip and tell us all about it.  I have to go for my flu jab in two weeks' time.  I'm not over the age limit, but ahve asthma.  I HATE needles but will get it done because it is a lot better than getting sick.  Thank you for giving us the correction of the author's name.  I have her books written down for the next time I walk down to the library.

Susie
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sazzylilsmartazz said...

I hope you enjoy that trip to London. Say a lil prayer for us so we may also be able to visit the UK someday. Everything sounds so exciting there - rich history!
Dianna

lindapaterson177 said...

Enjoy your trip! you`ll have a great time xx
bella x

wfhbear said...

I get my flu shot at the end of the month. The clinic will set up at the local grocery store for the day. That is in walking distance for us. I sure enjoy all the pictures you put up. Thanks. My Regards, Bill http://journals.aol.com/wfhbear/Commentsontheeventsofmylife/

lanurseprn said...

You did get a compliment!  Glad you got the shot...it's important.  
That bear is a funny thing to come upon!  I'd have laughed so hard!
Hope you have a great trip to London.  Take pictures!!!
Pam

labdancer51 said...

Hi Jan,  at least you got a compliment out of the snappy receptionist AND your flu jab.  I suppose it`s not every day you see a bear walking down the road, at least not in this country anyway...lol!   I hope you have an enjoyable day in London, the way things are going you`ll almost certainly have the weather for it. :o)

Sandra xxxx

faircolleen said...

Yes the receptionist did pay you a compliment. . .she wasnt wrong either Jan,you DONT look over 65.Wow. .you are going to the big smoke.Oh I love London! Looking forward to seeing the photos. . .have a great day!

sdrogerson said...

I truly hope you enjoy your trip!

msecz said...

I can hardly wait to see your pictures. I hope you have a wonderful time. We still have to schedule the flu shots..... I guess they are a good thing though :)  Sandra

lurkynat said...

Lots of Love Jan! So are your teeth well on the way to mending?
natalie

kaydeejay5449 said...

What a great, upbeat entry.  I'm happy just reading it!  You reminded me to get my flu shot, thank you very much.  I hope you enjoy your trip to London.  Take lots of pictures and give us a great report!
Hugs,  Kathy

adlessor said...

We are planning on getting our flu shots next week in Texas.  I guess I am lucky, they never seem to bother me.   Take lots of pictures in London as I am looking forward to seeing them.
Dawn    

sylviam4000 said...

Hope you've had an enjoyable day, look forward to the pics.
Love Sylvia xx

irisclyde said...

That sounds like an exciting outing and I look forward to the report!
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wldconnie said...

I was in london until yesterday...we could have met up! Hope you enjoyed it. Love Conniex

wrigleyrachey said...

Hi Jan, I must read those books,will look on Amazon. Going to London sounds exciting, hope you will share the pics soon, and have had a great time,although I really thought that you deserve another award for your journal, but you were on the front page of AOL after being chosen last year.You must be proud of yourself and we all know you and wish you well.
Rach.xxx

jacksj989 said...

I hope you have a lovely time in London.

You have made me a happy man for I always wanted to know somebody famouse.

By for now.

John.

ukgal36 said...

Hi Jan.. I am sorry I haven't been here lately ..obviously my alerts are messed up..but I have now added you to my favs and will have to check there..thanks for pointing it out to me or I wouldn't have known..well I would eventually ...I  know who everyone is but forget the names of their Journals..does that make sense??
take care... I am off to catch up on your entries...

Lyn

frdbrow7 said...

Late entry I know - sorry!  Just wanted to say that I got an 'invitation' to have my flu jab without any prompting - have mine on the 4th Nov. so you got yours sooner than me for asking!  Isn't it great when folks question your age lol! more of it, I say :-)  I was asked, (why do they do it so snootily?), at Focus on their 'Pensioners 10% day', if I was using someone else's card!!  Ha ha ha, don't ya just love 'em :-D
all the best
Freda

lindachapmanuk said...

Hi Jan, Im catching up backwards! I should have gone upwards! oh you know what I mean! Please tell me what a lode is? ta Those books must have been so interesting, Linda xx