Friday, 13 June 2014

Ducks in a row....almost.

I had a brilliant idea yesterday....why not download an entire season of a really good TV series to watch whilst I'm away!

Of course there's TV in our apartment but not much in English so to take a whole series away looked like a good idea! Hummmmm

It's been downloading most of yesterday and all night....

Next time I have a good idea I shall resist it...

Why I just didn't take a few CDs away with me is one of life's mysteries.

I realised rather belatedly during the week that the evenings are going to be the problem.

David and I always had a lovely dinner out somewhere. I can't do that on my own....a packet of crisps washed down with plonk looks the more likely solution ..... Hence my 'good idea'

I am now feeling some sort of a buzz....getting out sun tops and swimming costumes has reminded me of how happy we have been there. It's three years since our last trip!

The pic is the view I took from our balcony last time. I'm not expecting it to have changed much.

My EHIC card arrived yesterday... European Health Insurance Card. They kindly included a check list for travelling in the EU. Terrifying!

My predominant feeling is apprehensive now....I don't go till Monday so I'm hoping the TV series will have finished downloading by then!

 

4 comments:

  1. If you don't enjoy this holiday it won't be for lack of organisation. You appear to have thought of everything, and with a bit of luck you won't be spending every evening on your own.
    I shall pray that you find plenty of compatible company.
    Relax and enjoy!
    Love and prayers as everX

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  2. Friends who now find themselves alone for one reason or another say take a book into a restaurant or cafe and you can at least hide behind it until you get used to dining alone. You are a sociable soul Jean so you wont (I hope) be alone for long xx

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    1. A book is a good idea Babs, though what my granny would say to reading at table does not bear thinking about!

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  3. Having a book, particularly if it has a lurid cover, might well be an ice breaker?

    Your are quite right. Madeira is a lovely Island and we hope to return there one day, once things change for us, in terms of animal care etc.

    Hoping that you have a great time.

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