MARGARET drops me in Milngavie and I jump on train to Anniesland then wander along to Gartnavel Hospital for my appointment at the the eye hospital.

I arrive around 9am – 20-minutes ahead of my appointment time  which means all the prep for the examination is all done and dusted in good time. Not quite a clean bill of health, but not too bad either. Just need to keep an eye (pardon the pun) on things.

My vision’s always away to pot for the two or three hours after these examinations so nothing else to do but walk into town and pick up some stuff I’m needing. But he time I stop off at a McDonalds for a coffee and some free wifi my vision – with the help of reading spex – is good enough to check emails and stuff.

I carry on my walk, first to Chung Ying then up to Costco just in time to have a chicken wrap for lunch.

Once I’ve eaten and picked up some more shopping I call Margaret and ask her to meet me at Tesco. She arrives just as I hit the checkout. Perfect timing.

On the way home we stop at the village hall to chat with National Park staff and rangers about the new bylaws to be introduced in a week or two then home. I decide to bring the webzine out of hibernation to carry the story over the next few days and go back to take a snap of the park folks at the hall, then nip down to the village to get posters for the forthcoming live recording show up in the library, post office and shop.

After terriyaki pork and greens stir-fried with ginger and garlic I prepare some content for so it;s not horribly out of date when I bring it back to life in a day or two. Then bed.