Service Sunday

Hello everybody. First of all many thanks for sharing your tips regarding hand care. It really helped me to find a solution for my current skin problem. Keeping your advice in mind, I dug out a mega tub of medicinal skin cream my hubster had been prescribed last year for a persistent dry patch on…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #12

Ten days after school closures and enforcing of social distancing and working from home, our taoiseach (prime minister) Leo Varadkar spoke to the nation again last night. People in Ireland had been staying at home mostly over the last while, and the spreading of the virus had been slowed down a good bit. Apparently they…

A Little #FlatRichie Update

Remember I asked last week what should be done with the Flat Richie logbook? Well, there was a result in the poll, although it was pretty tight. In the comments quite a few of you suggested that Flat Richie should actually stay with me – in my archive, as the safe-keeper, as my gift for…

Distraction Challenge 6 #ADC

Today I am working side-by-side with my son. Or rather: I am taking the opportunity to write my daily post right now as Master Guylty has just left the house for a walk. You may wonder why my son is suddenly here after I had mentioned he had gone into self-isolation. Well, after consultation with…

Re. Happy Mail

A quick shot here because I just had some really important feedback. As much as a little cheering up by post is a nice gesture, our Italian friends do point out that a) postal services are delayed, and b) they are also over-worked because of food delivery etc. That’s a consideration I had not taken…

Distraction Challenge 5 #ADC

My daily post comes really late today. That’s what happens when you get stuck in your household entertainments. Soooooo amusing. Not. Apart from the moment when I fished a) two bags of carrageen, collected, dried and packaged by yours truly in August 1998 (… they are older than my son 😂, but unlike him, I…