Is Anybody There?

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Well my dears it is so nice to see you all again.  I realise that you only received my last post a short while ago.  That was delayed because of a somewhat complicated series of events, which I’m not going to worry about now.

You may remember I mentioned that Mrs. M was due to be returning home after spending a holiday on a Scottish island.  There was a short delay with that too.  Mrs. M created her own major problem by losing her passport.  Now I know what you’re going to say – I said exactly the same thing.  Why on earth would she take her passport to Scotland?  Apparently there is a very sensible answer!  She takes her passport with her so she can’t lose it!!  I ask you my dears, isn’t that ridiculous?  And then, of course she lost it.  Mrs. M swears blind that it was in her handbag when they went out for lunch to a rather posh restaurant. 

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Unfortunately somewhere between the smoked salmon starter and the macarons for dessert she mislaid the bag. 

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Mrs. M and Renee went to the “powder room” – they remember taking their bags.  Unfortunately it becomes a little hazy after that – no doubt, something to do with the amount of alcohol which was consumed.

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However, the bag was still in the restaurant when Renee rang them the following morning.  Both the ladies trotted down to collect it – unfortunately although everything else remained intact, (including her wallet with a fair amount of cash in it), the passport wasn’t there.  My own opinion is that it wasn’t in the bag when they went out.  Anyway Mrs. M made a huge fuss and turned the little croft house upside down.  Eventually, after about five days she agreed that she would need to order a new one!

Mrs. M arrived back here last evening and although we’ve spoken on the phone I haven’t seen her as yet.  She will be coming round for coffee tomorrow morning.  I am looking forward to that, although if she expects to relieve me of some yarn, she will be unlucky!  I haven’t replenished my stash yet and although I have sufficient for a couple of my own wips I haven’t any spare yarn at all.  I am planning on placing an order with an online supplier in the next couple of days.

There is a huge amount of information I must tell you about, but at the moment, I am struggling to keep on top of everything.  I’m sure that if I’m able to have a couple of quiet days I’ll start to function a little better.  I’m still a little upset about my flat being ransacked for no discernible reason.  The police officer has been to visit me on a couple of occasions, and has just rung to ask if he may call round again later today.  Apparently there have been some developments which he’d like to discuss with me. I don’t know which of the crimes we will be talking about, but obviously I will advise you as soon as I can.

I had a phone call earlier today from Giselle asking if she could pop round with a few cakes and tarts.  Isn’t that kind of her?  I’m looking forward to having a chat with G – she’s such a happy person.  Oh yes, my dears I better update you regarding Teddy – of course, not forgetting Harry!  Teddy had to attend a conference in Brighton so has been away for the past few days.  I’ve had a few texts from her and she says that she has sent me a postcard.  I do love cards so I’m looking forward to receiving it shortly.

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I’m afraid to say that Philip is still missing.  No-one has heard anything about him for some days.  This is obviously a great worry to us.  I hope that the visiting police officer may be able to give me some news.  As some time has elapsed since he was abducted, I now fear the worst.  I do hope that I may be wrong about it – it’s just a gut feeling.

It’s time for me to decide what to eat this evening, so I better make a move.  I can just hearing Georgie whistling as she’s walking down the corridor so I think I’ll go and ask if she would like to come in for a nice cup of tea.  Right my dears, I hope that brings you up to date.  I’ll be back again soon – As Always

With Love – Jan  xx     

Published by Jan

I'm retired, disabled and after sudden death of wonderful husband, have moved closer to my son, daughter-in-law and baby, Charlie. I live in sheltered housing at the bottom end of the scale called Independent Living. I had been in an online Knit and Natter group for a couple of years before Ian died and the members of the group were and still are a wonderful support to me. Since moving here I have now got my own little Facebook group where the members are now my friends and extended family. It was suggested that I write a blog - so here we are!!

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