Twittering Tales #145 – 16 July 2019


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The Rant Speech

I am right you are wrong a lot of people like what I am doing . I am so popular. Those who don’t agree should get out of the U. S. Go home and sort their own governmental catastrophes.
Don’t bother coming here if you don’t agree with me. If you don’t like me leave. I am incharge.
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This is part of Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales . (Twittering..how apt) have a nice day you’ll.

No So Much Woe Is Me.

Sunday I had a real moan about my foot, my back, my teeth and to cap it all my mobile phone fell down the toilet!

I was upset, as you will know if you read OH! Woe is Me. Well I did go on a bit but I had had a bummer of a weekend.

I am a tough cookie though and I always try to bounce back. Now my left foot and ankle is still swollen.

My back is still aching and I still have toothache but I have a new phone.

Hubby took pity on me. He not only ordered me a new phone he got me the latest model .

So though I may be hobbling and suffering from toothache I am still up and doing .

It is really an eye opener when you realise how much you depend on your phone. I can’t tell you how pleased I am to be back in touch with the world.

So thank you all so much for all your sympathy and helpful suggestions about fixes for the ill-fated phone, which is buried in rice and hiding in the airing cupboard possibly recovering. ( No sign of improvement yet, like my foot)

And again 😁 thanks to hubby. Love to you all.

WOE IS ME! A SELF PITYING RANT

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It is  not  my  day  today … It  started off  with me feeling  incredibly  sick …I soldiered  on  and  got  better  as  the  morning  went on. Went out  to lunch  with  the  mother in  law  and  spent  a  few  hours  with her  …Hubby  did  some  jobs  for her . I kept  my tongue  curbed   and  took all the  barbs  she  threw  my way .

We finally  headed  home  and I took Ruby for  a walk , on returning  home  I went  to the  loo. I forgot  to  remove  my  phone  from my jeans  pocket and  said  phone  fell down the loo! ….It is not  working, Hubby  has  dried  it  with  the  hairdryer  and  all I can do is  wait …I am not  to hopeful.

It’s like  having  an arm amputated  I guess like everyone  else  my  whole life is in that  phone ..banking, address book, friends, blog, photos  absolutely  everything. No it is  not insured.

So  to  add to  my  toothache, backache  and  swollen ankle  and  foot  I  now have  a dead phone……. It  has  two  chances …..   so do I!woman-3034934__480.jpg

Okay  that’s a tad  over  the top  but  we  do keep everything on our phones ! Lesson learned . Let’s  hope things  improve  next week .  💜💜 💜💜

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 6/19 How I got from Jimmy Choo to Can’t Chew and all points in-between

This week LindaGHill said :”Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “chew/choo.” Use one or both, any way you’d like. Have fun!”

Well it’s not been a good week. I have been struggling with a painful ankle and swollen foot for several months now..

I have seen the doctor twice and she has no idea what the problem is. So far she had recommended firstly physio and secondly a podiatrist. Both have long ,LONG, waiting list so for now I hobble. No one has suggested an x-ray … probably too expensive for the likes of me. Also there is probably a long wait too. Which means no point in buying a beautiful pair of Jimmy Choo.

That’s not the only problem I have had this week, no not at all I have not been able to chew properly. I have had nasty toothache which nesscessitated a visit to the dentist. Now I have a private dentist because it is very difficult to find an NHS dental practice who is taking new patients where I live. The upside of that is I got my appointment immediately and an x-ray. The upshot of the x-ray was three possible causes for the pain. I will not bore you with them. Just a thought perhaps I should of asked if they would x-ray my foot.

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Recently I managed to get off the painkillers I was addicted to due to my back injuries so I cannot take any pain killers for my bad foot, bad tooth or even my bad back. I worried that I may start to get addicted to the over the counter pain killers too!
Anyway that’s how I got from Jimmy Choo to Can’t Chew and all points in-between. Oh!and there is one more link to the title the dentist is right by the station where you can catch the Choo Choo.

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Why Facebook Why?

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Okay guys buckle up I about to have a rant. This week Facebook had stopped me from sharing any of my post from my blog? Apparently I am not alone they have also barred Annette Rochelle Aben and Ellen Best, all three of us can no longer share our blog posts on Facebook. Our crime is that our posts “Go Against Facebook Community Standards” ?

Why I hear you ask, have you been racist, radical, offering strange cooking lessons, advocated suicide self harm or other horrible things that I do not care to write down. No Annette Rochelle Aben was sharing daily angels I believe, Ellen Best’s post was about a Whale and my sin was to share two of my older posts on depression.

I am at a loss as to why this has happened.

Trying to get hold of anyone at Facebook is impossible in fact as I have said on Facebook it is easier to get a camel through the eye of a needle then it is to breach their closed doors.

I have submitted four appeals against my (all now blocked posts) and regularly checked my security box to find no new mail and the four enquiries I had sent marked X and “Closed” .

Ellen and I even went through Facebook Debugger no answer from them to either of us!

This is upsetting because even though I can read posts and comment in fact do anything but share. I belong to three groups and now I cannot share my blog like everyone else.

I am upset and angry for Annette, Ellen and myself. Please if you know how to get hold of Facebook we would be very grateful.

Hugs to all willow with clipped wings.😪

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These are two of the poems. That are so bad!

Blackness Falls Again

Let It Cease

Twittering Tales #121 – 29 January 2019

This is my entry for Kat Myrman of Like Mercury Colliding. Twittering Tales

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Hearts and Stars.

He was delighted, that last beating must of worked. At last she was being wifely. The smell was delicious. She gave him a plate of cookies. He ate them all to her delight.”Bastard” she thought as she waited for the poison to work. Her bags packed and ready in the car.
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Cry for Help.

Cry For Help.

Help she screamed I cannot cope

No one turned no one spoke

Help he pleaded I am depressed

No one listened or her pain redressed

Help she begged I can’t go on

No one heard above their lala song

Help someone it hurts me so

No one bothered, as she swam against the flow

Help she whispers as ended her life

No one reached out to save her from strife

She said no more, she had died

No one noticed no one cried.

WHY

Why am I so angry why am I so low

You’re driving me to distraction why, I do not know.

Always putting everyone else first, but not me.

Always pardoning everything for reasons I can’t see.

If I try to tell you to let others take their turn

You turn on me and give that look that sting like a burn.

I sick of being the baddy, having to zip my mouth.

Why not put me first, and stop me heading south!

Stream of Consciousness Saturday. ic/ical.

This is my entry for LindaGHill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday.

This week’s prompt is ‘ic and ical’ find a word that uses either or both. Bonus points if you can use both! #SoCs.

Stoic, I like to think that I am stoical I don’t like to cause a fuss. I believe I have a high tolerance for most things, pain, patience and compassion.

Sadly the news has worn me down this year. The rise in knife crime has really made me stop and think.

I feel the time for being stoical has finally come to an end.

(The figures quoted below were correct at the time I wrote them,even though I can hardly believe them myself.)

There have been 89 murders so far this year of which 51 were fatal stabbings . The number of offences involving stabbings for the year up to the end of March 2018 was an unbelievable 40147.

So far in 2018 there have been 1,299 stabbings in London up to the end of April, According to official statistics from the Metropolitan Police.

There has been a huge rise in gang and drugs related crime in all our major cities. Many though not all of these crimes are committed by young men and boys.

I have written about gang crime before here .

Sadly many,though by no means all of these incidents have involved imigrants who have come here in search of better lives only to find themselves caught up in the drug and gang culture that is rife on many of the large city’s housing estate.

I am sorry for this rant but I feel we must do something. It is no longer a time to be Stoical.

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