A misty start to the morning, and the indistinctness of the trees in this photo reflects how I feel - no sharpness to my my mind this morning. Blurry. I slept well until 3.30 and then that was it for the night again. I laid there for an hour hoping to drop off, but no. I came downstairs and read for an hour, then came back to bed, but despite having had my electric blanket on whilst I was downstairs, my feet got cold and I couldn't get back to sleep. It will be a long day.
I have more phonecalls to make - we need a quote for a UV system on the water and we need the Hergom stove serviced. Our heating engineer was going to get back to us with a day, but hasn't, so I will have to nail him down. Finally managed to get our plumber to come out this week and put the radiator back on the wall in our bedroom (the picture above it fell off and knocked it off during Lockdown.) Getting ANY tradesmen here at the moment, even for a quote for anything, is very difficult as they are all completely rushed off their feet. I don't know if it's the same where you are but everyone seems to be playing catch-up.
I need to get some stewing beef out of the freezer to defrost and then I will put it in the slow cooker and perhaps make a pie out of it for our evening meal.
I also need to photograph and list some books on eBay, although IF (don't like to tempt fate) we get the house we have offered on (offer accepted), then there IS room in the dry usable attic to store them in boxes and deal with them at my leisure - or even, turn that into a Library, but it would need heating in if we were to do that.
The bridge over the River Wye at Builth Wells. Builth would be our nearest town if all goes to plan. Llandrindod (or if we fancied a drive out, Brecon) would be where to go for the Big Shop as both have a Aldi, and there's a Tesco in Llandod (what the locals call it) and a Morrisons in Brecon. The ubiquitous Co-op can be found in Builth and every small town across Wales . . . Expensive though but OK for day to day things you might need.
Right, this won't do. Onwards and upwards.