For lunch we had the remains of the fish pie. I made the mistake of reheating it in the enamel dish it had originally been cooked in. The pie warmed up well, but all the odds and ends of food left from the first day burned themselves onto the dish. It is going to take some washing. Then some more washing.
For tea we had potato wedges, sausage and chickpea casserole and stir-fried greens. It is, to be fair, a meal made with more enthusiasm than skill, but it worked out OK. There was something about dietary fibre on TV tonight and a meal of chickpeas and greens turns out to be an excellent choice, particularly as I left the skin on the potatoes. It’s because I’m lazy, rather than health conscious, but it all helps.
They also said that the avocado is an ecological disaster as a crop, but when you look at its fibre content it is packed with the stuff. So do I have well-polished innards and a healthy heart, or do I have a healthy planet. And if I give up avocados will people also give up flying to foreign holidays. I doubt it. What will happen is that I will give up avocados and the planet will still fall apart.
Julia has still not had her test kit delivered, which makes you wonder if it has even been ordered. Even if it arrives tomorrow she won’t get the result back until next week, by which time I think we will already have established that she isn’t infected.
It has tried to snow several times since I last mentioned it, but none of the attempts has come to anything. This is good as I am planning at being at hospital for a blood test just after 7.00. They are still draining it at an alarming rate to check on the Warfarin. I am hoping for a clear road tomorrow.
Flying off to holidays is going to be a big problem even when the pandemic dies down a bit. People do seem to think that they have a god given right to wreck the planet so it is hard to see where progress can be made while governments are so spineless with regard to upsetting voters (and so ruthless about upsetting people they don’t think will vote for them).
I still think the pandemic could have largely been averted by issuing immigration officers with thermometers and humane killers. Cheaper than quarantine and more effective than any TV advertising campaign. I realise I may be considered excessively hard line…
It’s a point of view though.
But not a great winner of votes…
I suspect with flying they will point to the slightly less polluting engines as being better than those pesky avocados.
I’ve actually had people in the shop during breaks in lockdown telling me they need to go to Spain as if it’s a necessity. What would they have done in the 1950s?
Just listened to someone say that ‘enough is enough, it’s just not acceptable being without the Spanish Sun, dump the masks and put on the sun cream’……
I wouldn’t mind a day out, I admit. But I don’t want to become ill or make someone else ill so I will stay at home. Fortunately I have WP. 🙂
Here’s hoping that Julia didn’t get Covid-19 at all, that wearing a mask did indeed protect her. Poorly handled is right. Almost beyond comprehension.
Fingers crossed we get through the next few days. 🙂
I’ll be thinking of you and will be anxiously waiting to hear.
May Julia remain uninfected
By my calculations we are about to come out of self-imposed quarantine, though as Julia was made to work it doesn’t really matter. Very badly handled. The age group above me is being called for vaccination, so we are seeing some movement at last.
We are hearing reports here of asymptomatic infected individuals who are showing up with signs of heart and lung damage.
Yes, there’s a lot of things we are only jut starting to learn about it. It’s quite a long way from the “mild flu” I remember being told about this time last year.