Diary 13th And 14th January 2017

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Preston, England
January 14, 2017 3:06pm CST
Diary – Friday 13th January 2017 The superstitions associated with Friday 13th do not worry me one jot. I’m almost tempted to walk under ladders, step in the path of black cats and carry an ace of spades round yelling come on then gods, do your worst. I wanted to go out or this would have been another entirely housebound day and the skies were clear though it looked cold out. Learning of a new giant charity shop in the city, I wanted to visit that but it is only reachable on the bus services my weekly tickets don’t cover so it can wait for a future occasion. I settled for a little shopping in the end and catching up on TV shows from Xmas once back home. Diary – Saturday 14th January 2017 Another quiet day so I headed to the library for a few hours, and sorted out some material for tomorrow’s creative writing workshop. I also contacted a restaurant in Manchester to book a table for my birthday buffet meal in February. I have booked for up to 25 guests with 19 already confirmed. Arthur Chappell
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@Gillygirl (15782)
• Sutton, England
14 Jan 17
Not suspicious about Friday 13th either but did have a big run in with the doctor who was neglectful. I really lost my temper and was the p***d off the rest of the day. Also caught up on some tele and btw what date's your birthday?
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• Preston, England
14 Jan 17
@Gillygirl @RasmaSandra Feb 9th though the meal is on the Sunday before, the 5th
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@Gillygirl (15782)
• Sutton, England
14 Jan 17
@arthurchappell I shall remember that
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@teamfreak16 (37061)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
14 Jan 17
I don't even think I know 25 people.
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@Happy2BeMe (70771)
• Canada
14 Jan 17
Sounds like you birthday is going to be a good time.
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@garymarsh6 (12363)
• United Kingdom
14 Jan 17
Sounds like you are well organised for your birthday. I hope that it all goes well!
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@RasmaSandra (13887)
• Riga, Latvia
14 Jan 17
Since I was born on a Friday and 13 is one of my lucky numbers yesterday counted as a particularly lucky day for me. Sounds like your going to have a great birthday. What February is your b-day?
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14 Jan 17
A giant charity shop? That sounds heavenly! I didn't even realise that it was Friday the 13th until about lunchtime. Nothing untoward happened. It never does.
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• Preston, England
15 Jan 17
@Poppylicious the biggest charity shop in Britain apparently
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15 Jan 17
@arthurchappell In Preston or Manchester? I must visit it!
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• Preston, England
15 Jan 17
@Poppylicious it's here in Preston, called Emmaus - they are a homeless people support charity.
@lyanhnan (157)
• Thrissur, India
15 Jan 17
Master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock and Fidel Castro were born on Friday the 13th. And btw, we have a name for this fear - triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13.
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• Preston, England
15 Jan 17
Ironic date of birth for a fear-inducing film director like Hitchcock - I was born on a Friday, but the 9th @lyanhnan
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@lyanhnan (157)
• Thrissur, India
15 Jan 17
@arthurchappell so you just missed by a whisker
@JudyEv (103781)
• Bunbury, Australia
15 Jan 17
I remember your last birthday was a very enjoyable occasion. Hope this one will be as good.
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• Preston, England
15 Jan 17
@JudyEv thanks, I'm sure it will be lovely
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@Jessicalynnt (47938)
• Centralia, Missouri
14 Jan 17
I want to do some used shopping for fun and interesting clothing! but alas icy roads
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@celticeagle (114468)
• Boise, Idaho
14 Jan 17
I am a bit superstitious. Happy early birthday incase I forget. Sounds like a great night planned.
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@Jackalyn (6536)
• Oxford, England
14 Jan 17
I too like to walk under ladders. I did not feel unlucky yesterday either. Hope the creative writing workshop goes well.
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@Beatburn (3935)
• Philippines
14 Jan 17
I grew up with some inherited superstitious beliefs and I have been consciously removing them off my system. Creative writing workshop? Sounds interesting. Good luck.
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