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    Sticky: Really nice tea of chicken madras, rice, and naan...

    Really nice tea of chicken madras, rice, and naan :tongue

    Consumed while watching a further episode of The Crash Detectives, which goes back to being interesting in an objective sort of way when...
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    Sticky: Bit of a walk walked to make up the deficit on...

    Bit of a walk walked to make up the deficit on the workout app, which had only credited me with eleven minutes' exercise for all that bin-wrangling and shopping; green ring and red ring closed, thus...
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    Sticky: My petrol voucher turned out to be 4x Nectar...

    My petrol voucher turned out to be 4x Nectar points, not the 10p/litre off that I'd thought. I think I must have been remembering one I got a while ago. Still better than nowt I suppose, and at least...
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    Sticky: Shopping (Sainsbury's only) has been accomplished...

    Shopping (Sainsbury's only) has been accomplished :banana:

    Traffic was very bad, though as far as I'm aware it wasn't due to an RTC this time.

    I was able to finally mark the reopening of the...
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    Sticky: :yay: :banana: :yay:

    :yay: :banana: :yay:
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    Sticky: The rain hasn't arrived yet. The bathmat is...

    The rain hasn't arrived yet.

    The bathmat is washed :banana:

    Just waiting for a phone call, after which I can go and do the shopping :tumble:
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    Sticky: The bathmat is in the wash, because it's a...

    The bathmat is in the wash, because it's a constant round of entertainment here :tumble:
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey but dry, and mild...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey but dry, and mild for the time of year at 16°C :ind

    Going to rain later though, probably when I go shopping :ohwell
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    Sticky: Tonight's viewing has been the latest episode of...

    Tonight's viewing has been the latest episode of Ambulance, after which I thought I'd watch S1E3 of Life on Mars. I must have decided I like the latter, as I ended up watching E4 and E5 as well...
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    Sticky: I always thought she was pretty cool for telling...

    I always thought she was pretty cool for telling the bloke who'd just shot her bodyguard and chauffeur and told her his intention of kidnapping her, "Not bloody likely!" :D
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    Sticky: There was one other bag in one of the bins, so...

    There was one other bag in one of the bins, so perching mine on top of that so it stood upright made the thing look full enough to justify a trundle :)

    It's started raining again :rolleyes:

    Not...
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    Sticky: Really nice spag bol for tea :tongue The...

    Really nice spag bol for tea :tongue

    The kitchen bin bag has been extracted and knotted shut, ready to take out the back shortly. Still not sure it'll justify putting the bin out, but I might as...
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    Sticky: Quite tired this evening :tired I didn't sleep...

    Quite tired this evening :tired

    I didn't sleep that well last night despite being knackered from an early start and so on, which probably accounts for it.
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    Sticky: Not in person, but my Toyota Corolla can be seen...

    Not in person, but my Toyota Corolla can be seen in the car park at my former ClientCo in Cambridgeshire. The car park is nearly empty and it occupies the best space, that being the one closest to...
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    Sticky: Are you going to climb the scaffolding and fix...

    Are you going to climb the scaffolding and fix it? :eek:
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    Sticky: Walk walked in the encroaching dusk, green ring...

    Walk walked in the encroaching dusk, green ring closed without too much of that unpleasant effort :emb

    And the recycling bin has been trundled. I thought I might have to do a couple of the general...
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    Sticky: Sausages in finger rolls for lunch :tongue ...

    Sausages in finger rolls for lunch :tongue

    Still grey and damp here :ind
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Rainy grey day out,...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Rainy grey day out, though as it happens there's a brief pause in precipitation right now. But despite occasional pauses, it'll generally keep going until mid-afternoon...
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    Sticky: Episode four of Surgeons duly watched during and...

    Episode four of Surgeons duly watched during and after dining :)

    After that, I remembered that I watched S1E1 of Life on Mars ages ago, but for some reason never continued with it. So it was S1E2...
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    Sticky: Lovely sod-the-calories dinner of roast gammon,...

    Lovely sod-the-calories dinner of roast gammon, fried eggs, chips and beans :tongue
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    Sticky: Spoilers! :eek: I'd just finished part three...

    Spoilers! :eek:

    I'd just finished part three last night when that one became available on iPlayer, but saved it for later as one hour at a time of this stuff is generally enough to go along with....
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    Sticky: Bed changed, incorporating the reunification of...

    Bed changed, incorporating the reunification of the two-thirds and one-third parts of the duvet :)
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    Sticky: It brightened up a bit here towards the end of...

    It brightened up a bit here towards the end of the afternoon, having been mostly grey before that. But now the sun's setting. So much for that :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: :yay:

    :yay:
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    Sticky: I have both in stock at the moment :D

    I have both in stock at the moment :D
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    Sticky: Mundane laundry on; a Quick Wash, but I bumped...

    Mundane laundry on; a Quick Wash, but I bumped the temperature up to 40°C from the default 30° for that programme as doing that now and again seems to help prevent mustiness :tumble:
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    Sticky: Urgent medical supplies (a multipack Wispa)...

    Urgent medical supplies (a multipack Wispa) consumed :tongue

    The new fan makes me think of being in a Premier Inn whenever I go in the bathroom :rolleyes:

    It's a lot quieter than PI fans, mind;...
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    Sticky: By the by, the landlord was with the electricians...

    By the by, the landlord was with the electricians when they arrived, walking with a stick. He asked me if I could keep doing the bins for a few more weeks :rolleyes:

    I had a feeling he was being...
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    Sticky: I had an occasional drip coming from underneath...

    I had an occasional drip coming from underneath the hot tap on the basin on the bathroom. The mop bucket happened to be directly underneath it, and was gradually filling. Then the drip stopped and...
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    Sticky: Road open again, ambulance still there. What I...

    Road open again, ambulance still there. What I think is the driver of the small red car just reached through the now-vanished rear window and took out what looked like a toddler's coat, so maybe...
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    Sticky: Possibly, as the room is fairly small so would...

    Possibly, as the room is fairly small so would warm up quite quickly, though it's only a single bar about seven-and-a-half feet up the wall :)
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    Sticky: Road closed for an RTC outside :eek: :bluelight ...

    Road closed for an RTC outside :eek: :bluelight

    Looks as if a small red car has been rear-ended by a very big lorry. Ambulance in attendance, but as all but the very back of the small car seems...
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    Sticky: I doubt I'll ever use it, as I've never felt the...

    I doubt I'll ever use it, as I've never felt the lack. But I think it was one of those things where, once I'd said how dodgy it was, he wasn't going to be happy until he'd fiddled with it and got it...
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    Sticky: Afternoon denizens :wave: The electricians -...

    Afternoon denizens :wave:

    The electricians - plural, for there were two of them - have been and done their thing, and a shiny new fusebox now lurks in the corner of the living room :)
    ...
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    Sticky: And before that I watched the third episode of...

    And before that I watched the third episode of the Surgeons thing, about a double lung transplant and some dicey neurosurgery, both of which achieved happier endings.

    Early rising tomorrow for the...
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    Sticky: Just watched The Crash Detectives - Series 2:...

    Just watched The Crash Detectives - Series 2: Episode 2, following the Collison Investigation Unit of Gwent Police, on iPlayer… and it turned out to be about someone I knew :frown

    He was killed...
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    Sticky: I like The Martian, as may be evident from the...

    I like The Martian, as may be evident from the fact I've watched it three or four times :)

    In fact, it seems I last watched it in January, which was the Before Times, so ages ago. Might watch it...
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    Sticky: Ribs and chips for tea :tongue The bedroom is...

    Ribs and chips for tea :tongue

    The bedroom is almost sorted out, for certain values of "sorted out" :eyes
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    Sticky: I think it was around then - can't remember...

    I think it was around then - can't remember exactly, but I'm pretty sure I haven't since :)
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    Sticky: And the car needs petrol next time I'm down...

    And the car needs petrol next time I'm down Sainsbury's way, which I think will be the first time I've filled it up since before lockdown :eek
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    Sticky: :spel took :rolleyes:

    :spel took :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Just tok a trip to the council tip, my first...

    Just tok a trip to the council tip, my first visit since lockdown. Disposed of some used cooking oil (my deep fat fryer takes it 3L at a time), an old flatpack cupboard (already disassembled) and an...
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    Sticky: Ham, pea and lentil soup with wholemeal bread for...

    Ham, pea and lentil soup with wholemeal bread for lunch :tongue

    Still grey here, but I think the rain has moved on :grey
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    Sticky: Still grey and damp :ind Sorted out some stuff...

    Still grey and damp :ind

    Sorted out some stuff in the calamity of piled-up crap that is my bedroom. Several bags-worth of things that need to go down to the Oxfam clothes/fabrics bank at...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey, showery day out,...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey, showery day out, currently 9°C but soaring to 13° later :frown

    Had a very good night's sleep; well, I assume I did, as I don't remember it and woke feeling quite...
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    Sticky: Tonight's viewing was E2 of the Surgeons thing on...

    Tonight's viewing was E2 of the Surgeons thing on iPlayer, some during soup time, and the rest after the walk.

    Down to 7°C out there already. Might shut the bedroom window tonight :frown
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    Sticky: And it turned out very nice again, being suitably...

    And it turned out very nice again, being suitably zingy and flavoursome :tongue

    Six more bowls-worth divvied up, ready to overnight in the fridge and be frozen tomorrow :)

    And after that, a...
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    Sticky: Soup will be ready soon… :tumble:

    Soup will be ready soon… :tumble:
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    Sticky: The remains of the Big Chicken have been...

    The remains of the Big Chicken have been consigned to the InstantPot™ in the company of various vegetables, meaning I now have to decide what soup to make once the first pressure cook has reduced it...
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    Sticky: Nottingham's doomed! :eek: Be careful up...

    Nottingham's doomed! :eek:

    Be careful up there, everybody :ohwell
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