I’m writing this on the first official day of yet another lockdown (Lockdown 3)! It may be the last but, then again, it may not be. We have a target of 15th February by which time the majority of our club should have been vaccinated and, three weeks later, protected against this horrible virus. I want to believe that that target is achievable!
Apparently, when you are called for your vaccination, it speeds up the process enormously if you have your NHS number available. This is easily found on anything issued by the NHS, i.e. a prescription or repeat prescription. I have now written mine in my diary along with any allergies.
Last newsletter, I asked if we had any members with plumbing knowledge. I had a very swift response from a willing new member, Dave Carter. He’s been to assess the problem and is coming at the end of this week with the necessary parts to do the job. Many, many thanks.
Although we are just a few days into the new year, the nights are noticeably lighter (note the optimism!). Maybe some of you would fancy taking up a new pastime? I was listening to “Woman’s Hour” one day this week and there was a woman on advocating naked hiking! Apparently it is legal! Nevertheless it’s not on my bucket list (she does do it in warmer weather). Good luck to her.
At last there is something to look forward to! World Bowls begins this Friday morning on YouTube. The first match is men’s pairs between Greg Harlow and Nicky Brett against Daniel Salmon and Damian Doubler. I don’t know how different it will be from usual but, obviously it will be behind closed doors and the overseas players will not be taking part but it’s better than nothing. That’s me sorted for the next three weeks. When we eventually reopen, I’ll be an expert!
So, I’ve just got to get through the rest of today and tomorrow and then I’ll be glued to the television (not something I normally allow myself to do during the day unless it’s Wimbledon).
Stay safe everyone and enjoy the bowling.
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