I have been laid up with a cold and cough which has taken hold of Surrey for a while. The nasty cold lasts about a week and you are left with a cough which can last for 5 to 7 weeks.
Without tempting fate, I think that after 4 weeks of hacking the annoying cough may finally be on the way out.
Arsenal were going pretty well until Christmas, but since then the classic combination of injuries and loss of goal scoring form have done for them.
I can only hope that they keep faith with The Professor until a suitable replacement becomes available.
Pancakes cooked on tin cans, making a card and decorating a candle for Mother's Day, the Swimming Gala, practice for next weekend's Cub Scout Cooking Competition have kept Gibson Pack busy.
I was helping with the catering at a County Beaver and Cub Scout Leaders Training Course this past weekend. 32 delegates on Saturday and 36 on Sunday - home cooked style lunch with seemingly endless tea, coffee and biscuit breaks, together with the associated washing up - I slept well last night !
The Hinds played Koko on 18 February. A really sweet honest all-girl quartet, who genuinely seems so happy to be playing. I do love seeing a band who smiles.
Jake Bugg played the Electric Brixton last Thursday. It was a good gig, even if the headline set was a little short.