This morning, after many weeks of having our groceries delivered, we went shopping properly.
Our choice was Sainsburys, where we know the aisles are a little wider, and we went late in the morning when we hoped it would be quiet. It was as good as we could have wished for. There were no queues to get in, and people were keeping a good distance between themselves and others.
Of course we both wore our masks, and a lot of other people were also protecting themselves.
This was the most expensive shopping we have had for many weeks, but £10 of that was for a new memory stick, to be used with my video editing project.
I started another project this morning. The floor in our bathroom is cork tiles on top of the original ‘wet room’ floor. Neither of us are fans of cork anymore, and we have planned to get those tiles up for a long time.
There have been a couple of attempts already, but the tiles are stuck on with some quite effective adhesive, and hence the tiles are reluctant to let go of the floor.
I began with a chisel, and managed to get a bit of a single tile up, but it was not very successful. I stopped for a cup of coffee, and covered the area in some soapy water.
Later on, I started again, and the soaked area was certainly proving a little easier. After probably about 45 minutes total work, I think I have managed to get a single tile off.
That means it should be completed by Christmas.
Plan B, and Deb poured some virtually boiling water over the target area, to see if that will encourage the adhesive to soften a little.
While the water soaked in, I powered up the laptop to look at the video situation. I finally bought the video editing software yesterday, and it almost crashed my laptop. Today it seems the software has bedded itself in, and the machine is allowing me to multi-task again.
I began to edit some video footage from our first cruise in 2000, and discovered my original attempts at creating a film were not looking very good. It looks like the video material I have uploaded from historical files has been corrupted.
I gave up for the day.
It was time to have a bit of physical exercise, and so I took to the bike again for another 5k as I listened to four tracks of my music. That certainly worked up a sweat.
Our grandson had a much lighter cast put on his arm yesterday. The x-ray of the elbow looks fine, so perhaps Oliver will be off to school again today. There are not many days left before the school holidays begin, and he enjoys being in school with his friends.
Well, that just about brought me up to date, so time now to wash my hair, and relax until dinner time.
Bi for now people.