Sheila’s Diary #9

Friday 11 January 2013 I was busy with my diary again at Drop in Centre. For dinner I had sausage rolls and bought steak bakes for Eileen and pasties for Julie. In the afternoon we were busy at Open Learning. We typed about 2012 and looked for things on computer, printed them out and they are on the poster on the wall now. Saturday 12 January 2013 I went with Michaela to see Mum. Mum had an upset stomach, so was in bed, Michaela liked the cakes, chocolates and mirrors. Sunday 13 January 2013 Alan and I went to church, we sang nice hymns. Monday 14 January 2013 I did my knitting at home today. Tuesday 15 January 2013 I went to a coffee morning at the Civic Offices. I bought some Welsh Cakes and a few other things. Wednesday 16 January 2013 Alan and I went to the coffee morning at the church. We had 2 coffees and a toasted fruit loaf cake. Thursday 17 January 2013 I went around a few shops today. Friday 18 January, 2013 I didn’t go to Drop in Centre today, we have heavy snow, I phoned and told Julie I’ll see them next week. Saturday 19 January, 2013 We stayed in today, and kept warm, read and played bingo and cards. Sunday 20 January, 2013 We didn’t go to church today. For lunch we had a nice stew, Monday 21 January, 2013 Alan has gone to Tescos’ and I will get the washing and pick up Alan later on. Later on Ruth and Keith called and we all gave our presents to each other. They liked theirs, Alan liked his pyjamas and I liked my Nivea gift set. Tuesday 22 January, 2013 Alan went shopping at Londis and later to Bridge Street, when I opened the door to meet him it was snowing heavily, he looked like a snowman, covered in snow. I made some jam and lemon curd tarts for tea. Wednesday 23 January, 2013 I phoned Jean and she said she’d take my number and phone me about the meal on Monday night. Thursday 24 January, 2013 For dinner today I had mushroom and cheese pasta. I phoned Open Learning and said I’d see them tomorrow. I phoned Antonia then she phoned me back later on, she liked the birthday card and liked her trip to London. Friday 25 January 2013 I went to the Drop In Centre I was busy with my diary, but something went wrong with the machine. I bought two cheese and ham jacket potatoes with a side salad for Eileen and myself. In the afternoon we were busy at the Open Learning Centre. Saturday 26 January, 2013 Today I will see Mum. Alice in the home was 100 yesterday, she had lots of cards, and one from the Queen. Mum was tired, I gave her the dog to hold. Then I went to Lidl and Sai Stores. Sunday 27 January, 2013 I went to church today. We sang nice hymns, then we had birthday sponge and tea or coffee. Monday 28 January, 2013 Alan and I went to Lidl Supermarket. When they totalled it up, it came to £81.00. Then we caught the taxi back home again. Jean called for me and we called for Maureen. We went for a meal at Chaplins in High Street. I had gammon and chips the gammon was huge, then I had Brandy Basket with Ice Cream and Blackcurrant Berries. Twenty one of us were there. Tuesday 29 January, 2013 I didn’t go to the coffee morning because it’s cold and windy. We had chicken, potatoes, sprouts, peas, carrots and gravy for lunch today. Wednesday 30 January, 2013 I went to Extend Exercise there were 15 or 16 of us there today. Later I had toasted cakes and cappuccino. I went to pay rent, but I don’t need to pay until 3 week’s time. I went to Poundstretcher and bought 2 storage boxes. Thursday 31 January, 2013 I went to Cardiff and had cheese and tomato omelette with chips and cider and blackcurrant drink. Later on I went to Edinburgh Woollen Mill and bought non elastic socks for Alan. Later on I went to a few other shops around the sales. I bought 2 pairs of earrings for my friend Gail and myself. Friday 1 February, 2013 I am busy again today with my diary at the Drop In Centre. They will call from the Gem this afternoon and take some photos of us all. Friday 15 February, 2013 I am busy again today with my diary. In the evening we went to Glenbrook Inn and had Chicken in Cider Sauce new potatoes, vegetables and gravy. Then we had Baileys Dessert with cream it was a lovely meal. Saturday 16 February, 2013 I went to see Mum at Springbank Care Home, she liked the doll and nightgown. Sunday 17 February, 2013 I went to church we sang some nice hymns. Monday 18 February, 2013 I went to sit in Iolo Park after shopping. It’s a nice sunny day, but with a cool breeze. In the evening I went to a Zumba Class in a school hall, there were a lot there, and we did different dances. Tuesday 19 February, 2013 I went to Bridgend and had a meal at Jinny’s Trearooms. I had Beef Stew, potatoes, sprouts, broccoli and gravy, then I went to see Bill Dad’s friend, at Dan-y-Graig Care Home. He was pleased to see me and liked his non elastic socks. It’s a lovely sunny day and on the way out I could hear the birds singing. Wednesday 20 February, 2013 I went to Extend Exercise at Age Concern, there were a lot of us there today, Tania called to see me and brought me the mirror. Later on Nancy came along, then I caught the bus to Cadoxton. I met Alan at the church hall, Alan had Leek and Potato Soup and I had Pea and Ham Soup, then we had jam and cream sponge. Thursday 21 February, 2013 Alan has a bad cold. I went to buy the papers, and went to the chemist and bought Olbas Oil for Alan. It’s really cold today so we stayed in this afternoon. A lady called to see us from St. John’s Ambulance we will give money sometimes. Friday 22 February, 2013 I am busy again today typing out my diary. In the afternoon we were all busy at the Open Learning Centre, we did a poster. It looks nice up on the wall. Friday 1 February 2013 I am busy again today with my diary at the Drop in Centre. They will call from the Gem this afternoon and take some photos of us all. We were all busy this afternoon at the Open Learning Centre typing out menus. Then I left a bit earlier to come back to the Drop in Centre. We all had our photos taken, and then we had some chocolate cake. Saturday 2 February 2013 A friend Michaela called for me and we went to see Mum at the Springbank Nursing Home, and we met Gail there. Mum was tired today, she was asleep, the carer woke her up and she said hello, then went to sleep again. Sunday 3 February 2013 We didn’t go to church today. We hope to go next week. For dinner we had chicken, roasties, sprouts, carrots and gravy. Then we watched T.V. in the afternoon. Monday 4 February 2013 I carried on knitting some scarves. For our evening meal we had cheese and ham Hawaiian Pizza with Chips. Tuesday 5 February 2013 I went around a few shops. I bought a few collectors dolls from the Mind Shop in Main Street, Cadoxton. I will give one to my friend Jane for her birthday, one to a friend Gail, Mum and a lady who works at the Reception at the Nursing Home. In the evening Alan and I went to see a show at St. Richard Gwyn, Bugsy Malone it was a good show, we caught a taxi back home again. Wednesday 6 February 2013 I went to extend exercise at Age Concern, later on we went to the Tynewydd Inn for a meal. I had Steak and Ale Pie with chips and peas. In the afternoon I went to Crossway to the afternoon group. We had a Valentine Quiz and tea and coffee. Thursday 7 February 2013 I will pay a couple of bills today. I went along to Laleston stores and paid the bills. I picked up the Gem paper and there was a nice photo of us all on the front page. For tea we had fish fingers, cheese and onion mashed potatoes and tomato sauce. Friday 8 February 2013 I will be busy again today at the Drop in Centre, and the Open Learning Centre this afternoon. Friday 22 February, 2013 I am busy again today at the Drop In Centre with my diary. In the afternoon we were all busy at the Open Learning Centre, we did a poster. It looks nice up on the wall. Saturday 23 February, 2013 I didn’t see Mum today, I am looking after Alan who has a bad cold. Sunday 24 February, 2013 I didn’t go to church today I will go next week. Monday 25 February, 2013 I went to Cardiff, I had Sausages & Mash at The Louis and tea. I bought some St. David’s cards for family who live away, from the Cardiff Market. Tuesday 26 February, 2013 I went around a few shops. I stayed in, in the afternoon because it’s really cold. Wednesday 27 February, 2013 I went Line Dancing today at St. Paul’s Hall, it was nice to see them all again. Then we went for a coffee in High Street, I went along to the bus stop, but I waited ages for a bus, it didn’t turn up so I went along to the station, and caught a train. Thursday 28 February, 2013 I came to town and paid the bills. I went around a few shops. Friday 1 March, 2013 I am busy again today. We are having Welsh Cakes today at the Open Learning Centre and then I will come back to see the children in their Welsh Costumes and have Welsh Cakes here as well
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