Had my hair done on Monday with my daughter's words "Mum, you're not a teacher any more" ringing in my ears. However, no great changes to my appearance this month!
On Tuesday took the bus to town. Free fares are a real bonus. Schmied around but only bought a birthday card but I did get a decent sized spray sample of new perfume by Balenciaga. Anyone wondering about birthday presents need look no further.
On Wednesday. Val and I took a picnic, which we bought in Marks and Spencers, to Harlow Carr Gardens where we dined in style, joined at our table by a very tame robin; the difference in what could be seen growing and flowering from last week was astonishing.
Not wanting to pay the extortionate prices for coffee in Betty's, we drove on to Knaresborough before remembering that we were attending a …