An Embuggerance!

Today there was an embuggerance.

It started well. I saw my horses and thought Fakur was a pregnant mare as opposed to the fat gelding he is.


I thought this mare was Fakur and wondered why “he” had a sweaty noseband mark, even to the point of asking, only to be told he was a she!L1040447

Hetja was very in yer face but a snoggable nose, none the less.


On a good note, Esja is turning into a delicious girlie and I did recognise her.


Then we drove to Lerwick, did some messages, watched some ducks while eating chips for lunch (standard Shetland practice) ….

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…. noticed the bad weather coming in, started the car to go to a vital appointment and it died.


So, to the complete stranger I dragged off the street to come and jump start my car, a huge thank you.  You are a jewel and I cannot tell you just how relieved I was to hear those magic words “I have jump leads”.

We headed straight to the garage where they calmly sorted it all out.  I love this garage.  They offer you coffee, sweeties and make everything instantly better.


Now feeling soothed, while the car was being mended, I seriously considered trading in my Yaris and buying a newer car.  As I have to go to Lerwick again tomorrow (wrong appointment day, I could kick myself), OH and I are going to test drive an Aygo.


So now slightly calmer about the car situation (I can’t cope when it dies, I panic especially on my own) we hit the street.

Fish, guinea pigs and dragons are very calming when you have had an embuggerance of a day (my mot du jour – it sums it up very well).

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OH has just handed me a gin and tonic in a pint glass.  Nuff said.


1 thought on “An Embuggerance!

  1. melch

    Hi! I have been following your blog for a while, ever since I was redirected from a knitting blog on account of the girls and their fantastic sweaters. Thank you for sharing your stories and photos! I hope you may get a kick out of this review of the Aygo on Top Gear (including its ability to play football)


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