Showing posts from August, 2013

"Blood on the Friday night".

Didn't want to over stretch the  local community health services particularly the  emergency ward of our local hospital,which has enough problems dealing with alcohol fuelled injuries overloading the system, hopefully I thought it would subside by the morning after a good nights sleep, anyhow I was feeling too tired to venture forth at night. plus the winter chill was off putting. Twice up during the night, the claret was developing a deeper pink,however at 5-30 am it had become like fortified port. Chris did the phoning and  Rosemary the necessary bag packing, I hurriedly washed and dressed and was ready for the Ambo's when they arrived. The fifteen minute ride tho Wyong Hospital was spent sorting out the problem and a bed was available on arrival. After preliminary investigation it was decided at 1130 am to send me to Gosford  Hospital, after a bit of a bumpy ride I arrived. Shortly after I was given a bed in K4 ward, Bed 13; . not to be misjudged - was by a sunny windo

Always travel with a 'Walking Stick'.

My absence from blogging over the past six weeks was mainly due to my wife Rosemary and I trotting off to visit UK relatives in England, and possibly for the last time due to our advancing years not being able to cope with the rigours both outward and homeward journeys by plane. for those who have never taken up the challenge to travel Economy alias Cattle class. flying long distances in a seat far from being the most comfortable can be bloody irritating to say the least in a nine hour then a 13 then a short hop of two hours, then after your holiday you are faced with the same dilemma during the return flight home. We flew with Air France/ Sth China Airways,  alias 'Benny Hills Fred Scuttle Airlines' El cheapo , if four grand is cheap sourced from the Flight Centre. Here is a travel tip, steer clear of  Communist China at all costs, Hong Kong may be OK but that Canton (Guangzhou) airport facility and those arrogant ass holes who run it need a lesson in civility, plus a five h