Helen (heleninwales) wrote,
Helen
heleninwales

  • Mood:

Weather is changeable

Cadair Idris was under a cloud this morning as I walked up to give a private computer lesson. It rained quite hard last night and everywhere was still very humid. I was dripping in sweat by the time I walked up the hill to B's house, but an hour later, it was fresher and brighter and summer had returned!

Under a cloud

In other news, my brain, which went awol some time around Christmas, has finally turned up without a word of explanation or apology. Why now, I don't know, but I'm really glad to have it back and I've tackled several tasks that I've been putting off for months because I couldn't concentrate. These include sorting out credit card statements and totally blitzing all the filed emails in my inboxes and folders.

While I was dealing with credit card payments, I decided to tackle another job that I've been meaning to do for some time. The chap at the credit card company initially seemed rather bewildered when I phoned up to ask them to reduce my credit limit. I've never asked for an increase, but over the years they've kept upping the limit to a point where it was far too high. I'm not going to spend £7300 in a month and it just seemed dangerous to have such a high limit when I only ever use a tiny fraction of it. If anyone stole or cloned my card, I'd rather that they couldn't get away with that much money.

All I need is enough for the occasional shopping trip (either to a real town centre or online) and to cover emergencies when travelling, such as getting stranded by volcanic ash and having to pay for extra nights in a hotel and/or a new air ticket. I will check in a few days time, but all being well, it should now be back down to a much more reasonable level.
Subscribe

  • Gardening and reading

    I didn't sleep well last night. I woke up at 1.30 a.m. feeling very shivery (a reaction to the flu jab I had yesterday). I then slept for a bit but…

  • Flu jab has been achieved

    G and I had our flu jabs this morning. They were using the same system as for the covid shots, that is they take over the leisure centre and have…

  • Busy morning

    G wanted to have lunch out at the cafe in Fairbourne. We'd planned to do this a few weeks ago, but the surveying didn't take as long as we thought it…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 3 comments