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This Week #12

Really haven't felt well this week. I did a blog post on Monday about the change in Welsh organ donation law, and that was about my greatest achievement 'til Thursday when I went to town and got my hair cut. They took more off than I wanted, as usual, but I did get it thinned out a lot which is making life easier.

I had advice surgery on Saturday, then Anthony and I went to see my granddad perform with Cwmbran Male Voice Choir at Cwmbran Stadium. My mum and dad had Marianna overnight so when we got back we had a McDonalds and watched the Dr Who finale. It was, like most of this series, disappointing. We need more Strax, less dragged out boo-hooing!

Cheerz magnets
I won £20 credit for Cheerz so I bought a set of photo magnets and lots of photo prints - they're Polaroid style, and you can even get little captions on them. The one in the picture says: 'Marianna is not amused.' They joined some freebies and my brother's holiday present from Jamaica on the fridge.

☆ READING: Picture Show magazine - this week's scan is from May 1948. I've listed it and about 100 other magazines and comics on eBay. (I know, I know, shameless hinting there!)

☆ WRITING: A post about the Titanic / Olympic switch conspiracy theory.

WATCHING: Christmas movies, check out my 25 Days of them.

☆ LISTENING: Boys Aloud. They were at the concert on Saturday and I was really impressed so I checked out some of their other stuff.

☆ WEARING: New shoes - my mum said she was fed up of seeing me in my old battered flats and bought me a new pair because she's the best.

☆ EATING: Meat stuffing. I've been helping Anthony on his quest to taste test all the supermarket's offerings. Marks & Sparks are in the lead at the moment.

☆ FEELING: Sick. :(

I've not joined in much this week - no linkies or anything! I did review Shepherd Miniatures though, and post a round up of my November Wins in addition to the posts already mentioned.

Keep Calm and Carry On Linking Sunday


  1. Ah, there's nothing like a new pair of shoes to make you feel a bit better about a week. Nice work by your mum! #KCACOLS

    1. Definitely! They really are a great pick me up :)

  2. What a great mum! Hope you feel better next week x #KCACOLS

  3. Trying out different types of stuffing sounds like the kind of mission I could definitely get on board with.
    Literally every post I have read this evening has mentioned hair cuts! I think the universe is trying to tell me something...
    x Alice

    1. Hehe, it really is a good mission - I must have tried 5 different types in the last week! The only worry is I'll be sick of it by the time Christmas rolls around.. It sounds like a message. ;) x

  4. How sweet of your mom! Hope you feel better soon.


  5. Oh you've got to love a decent pair of new flats, whoever bought them, but you can beat your good old comfys can you? Those pictures are really cute. My sister got me a few of them as part of a gift but she couldn't remember where she got them from, now I know! Hoping you don't get sick of stuffing before the festive period! #KCACOLS

    1. That's it - even though they had seen better days, they were very comfy. Still the new ones look a lot better! :) I'm really pleased with the prints. My nan keeps nagging / reminding me that she wants recent photos of the baby, so I can give some to her too now.

  6. Love those pictures on your fridge, very cool. I just checked out your Christmas movies, lots of classics on there and some new ones for me to discover, yay! Becky x #KCACOLS

    1. You can't beat a good (or even a not so good) Christmas movie! :)

  7. Love your fridge magnets! Well done on winning them :-)
    Hope you're feeling better now (and the shoes helped hehehe)

    Thanks for linking and hope you can link again next week with @withfranca #KCACOLS

    1. They've definitely brightened up the fridge! :)


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