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A Bit Blowy – Part 3 [The Quiz Version]

I

am staying indoors today because:-
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a) The Gods have unleashed a plague of trampolines upon Devon. There is one wrapped around the chimney as I type and the starlings are making good use of it.
b) I have a hole in my welly.
c) I am plain lazy.
d) No.

I still have a cold, which means:-
a) I have Coronavirus and I am going to die.
b) I have Coronavirus, but I am not going to die.
c) I am hacked off because this cold seems to be lasting forever.
d) I am prone to writing increasingly overdramatic posts regarding a common winter ailment.

This week I read:-
a) 42 books, including one on how to tether a trampoline properly.
b) 1 sentence.
c) 4,642 scaremongering articles regarding Coronavirus. And something about how trampolines have replaced kites as the nation’s favourite plaything on a blustery day.
d) An instruction manual for a 1942 Singer sewing machine.

Next week I am going to:-
a) Prepare my blogpost in advance and not merely rehash the one that I published the week before.
b) Engage my blog audience with a post entitled: A Bit Blowy, Part 4 [The Picture Version].
c) Not mention Coronavirus, or my mild cold symptoms.
d) Read a book.
e) Surprise my readership with a bonus mid-week post.
f) Do something interesting with a sheep and a tube of superglue.
g) Stop talking about trampolines.

And so to the music, in memory of Mr Lax, and my mum.

A Bit Blowy [Part II] The Blankety-Blank version

I

am staying indoors today as it is a bit —— outside. I have ——– several trampolines to the —- as I don’t want them to take flight and interfere with hopeful tourists camping in the neighbouring fields [it is half-term and a bit of weather isn’t going to stop them].

I have a cold. It is obviously NOT ———-. I am no longer terrified as Lulu has PROMISED to feed the dog and do my hair if I —. Mr Devine has also promised to look after the dog in case of an ———, but I don’t want to interrupt his mission to redesign the Toblerone packaging, as seen HERE.

Meanwhile, I have had a very —- week. I did a bit of ——–, and ——-, but everywhere is still a complete —-. No books have been read. I am a ——–.

And so to the music….

A bit blowy….

I

am staying indoors today as it is a bit blowy outside. I have brought my trampoline indoors as I don’t want it to take flight and interfere with the life-stock in the neighbouring fields.

I also have a cold coming on, which is obviously THE MOST terrifying thing ever. My rational side is telling me that it is just a bug and I will be over it by next Sunday. My irrational side is somewhat louder and is yelling: I AM GOING TO DIE AND WHO IS GOING TO FEED THE DOG???????? No, seriously, who is going to feed the dog???

Meanwhile, at the beginning of every new year I resolve to read more books, meaning I devour a book in January, and then fall asleep in front of the television for the following 11 months. This year I have started to read my book in February, it is Middle England by Jonathan Coe, and so far I am enjoying it very much. This line touched a nerve:-

…a perverse effort to recapture the past by realizing his past’s vision of the future…

Which may be what the book is really ALL about as it is about Brexit.

And so to the music….