Thanks for the warm welcomes every one
I am glad Appicchato is here. I hold him and Huifeng in particularly high esteem.
Yes Anna I do use cockney and Northern affectations in my posts. 'Blimey' being cockney for 'Blind me' which, for some inexplicable reason, is summat cockneys say when they are surprised. That probably explains why the east end of london is the UK's main market for white sticks and guide dogs
Shortly I shall be off up the 'apples and pairs' and into me 'uncle ned'. Unfortunately without the 'trouble & strife' as one of my 'dustbin lids' is having issues with her again so she is at her own 'gaffe' 'till the weekend cometh round again.
Sanghamitta; Thank you for asking what's not going well with m'buddhism right now. Probably I should do a topic on that but I need to get a feel of the waters here first.