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Sunday, 30 November 2008

Christmas Fair


Today was the Christmas ( and now I confess to having trouble ) Fair ( or might it be Fare , or even in this day and age Fayre ) in Hexham .
I include a photo of four cakes , reduced to three after a plundering by D , for whom they were of course intended , lest it should be Fare in which case the spelling would be fitting indeed .
The fair took place in the leisure centre , inside an inner hall of a white marquee , decorated further by Christmas fripperies and we managed to spend almost two hours wandering hither and thither chatting about jewels , cakes , cards , and ( of course ) Bioflow ( a possible migraine remedy in the form of a bracelet with powerful magnets contained within . I was more than impressed with its inherent possibilities as a piece of jewellry and , enjoying as I do the opportunity to boost a failing economy with cash I don't really have except rather loosely , as a concept , in my head ( see Esther and Jerry Hicks , "Ask and It Shall be Given ", for an explanation ) it was not long before I had by passed the "take a leaflet home and read about the bracelet" and was rather proudly sporting one on my right wrist where there are more something ( pulse ? ) points . As if by magic ( naturally ) my headache and morning quease disappeared .
Later we headed up to the market town itself for lunch in Phat Kats, or some such , and stocked up with advent calenders . Piping Nathalia in Thornton's proved quite a challenge and after several minutes none of us could recall how it was spellt .
My finest moment came ten minutes later in Superdrug when I handed over my Boots Loyalty card to pay for an expensive item , with the word " Result " in my head ...... now I shall be able to get some cotton wool balls... for free !
Luckily this was Hexham and the young woman pointed out the error of my ways very politely . I laughed like a drain ( you have to really .... ) though I did wonder why we weren't in Boots ....surely that was where we had been heading ?

4 comments:

BetteJo said...

You've totally confused me with this post! :)
But I hope you write about the bracelet some more. If something like that were to actually work, after all you've tried, it would be a miracle indeed - and might warrant buying stock in the company!

MsCatCalls said...

Oops sorry ... Im sure my posts are often confusing . Its the way my mind works when I'm tired , its all over the place ....Now what particular thing had you confused ?

BetteJo said...

Nothing in particular I just had trouble - keeping up with your train of thought I guess! Sometimes when that happens - it's a language barrier, believe it or not. We use different terminology, slang, and even the way we put sentences together is different at times. So don't worry, keep being you - nothing to explain. Every now and then I think the ocean between us gets in the way. :)

MsCatCalls said...

I know what you mean ....

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