Friday wasn’t a fun day!
When Sam was in hospital a month or so ago the x-ray showed a shadow on his lung. At the time it was agreed that it was almost certainly the position he was in (portable x-ray being done while he was still on Nebs and really struggling and tiring) but better safe than sorry and to have one done again in 4 weeks when sure infection was gone. Been over 4 weeks and realising there was never going to be a good day it was a lets get it over with.
Unfortunately lets get it over with involves a 30 minute bus ride, 10 minute train and then a long (up hill) walk. So good hour and a halves journey by the time you factor in waiting for public transport/getting lost and basically writing off the day. It was also HOT. I don’t like summer. Obviously I am sorry for those who had floods/damage but personally I really enjoyed the winter storms – Sam is also a wellies and mac person. Train journey was spent trying to cajole him into reading a book because I’ve signed him up to go to a talk from the author. I will never learn – do not sign up for HE trips, only very rarely do they seem to work for us unless it is something I have booked with him in mind. Actually I’m on his side on the book I only lasted a chapter – sigh.
We have been toying with going up to the WW1 Remembrance Centre on Portsdown Hill so in an attempt to salvage the day I had made tentative arrangements to call a friend from the hospital to see if it was an option. In the end we were only in the hospital 12 mins, they were fantastic. But no one was in a fort/museum mood so we settled for friends coming to meet us for lunch and a potter around the charity shops.
Managed to pick up a much needed new swim suit and a nice new top. Plus a fabulous nature studies book.
A very old book, I LOVE old books.
And these were part of a 5 books for 99p offer (have to be a Guider to get the excitement of the find I suspect 🙂 )