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    • Glad
    • By Glad 3rd Jan 14, 6:38 PM
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    Money Savers Arms CXXVI - serving beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee - all welcome
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    Money Savers Arms CXXVI - serving beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee - all welcome 3rd Jan 14 at 6:38 PM


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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 14th May 17, 8:46 PM
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    I want one of these
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 14th May 17, 8:50 PM
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    As my my parents mental health has deteriorated combined with the birth of darling son, there isn't the need to visit Scotland as much as I used to so no need for the mile-munchers I used to drive like my last, a beloved turbo Volvo.
    Since moving here I've killed a couple of diesels, one a Ford Galaxy.
    Shorter journeys do 'em no good.


    Electrickery - well, have a look at how many charging points there are in Lincolnshire & you'll soon see why that is a no no here.
    There's a site called "zap-map" dot com if you're interested.


    I had hoped that hydrogen cell may rise in prominence but it looks like a little way off yet.
    A shame because that looks a better option to me at least.

    So for now, petrol suits.

    Alrighty, I must prepare for the viewing of Grantchester with my beloved.
    I wish you all a most lovely evening and send wishes for all those currently unwell to improve.
    Or else.

    Tata all.

    (Nothing to do with India or steel, btw. )
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 15th May 17, 10:28 AM
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    Floods! The road drains outside our house have got themselves blocked and the road is a -flooding. Duly reported to our most efficient council. *sigh*

    The drains are supposed to run into the culvert rhynes that I have just discovered were built in 1922. Today they are not, although the rhyne is running clear and fast.

    For anyone living in Lincolnshire, a rhyne is the Zumerzet equivalent of a beck. When I were a lad we had names for these. The tow most important ones being first beck and second beck, these being the order they were reached from the village.

    My Lovely Cousin is still struggling and had a dreadful night. I shall pop in when I can.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 15th May 17, 11:35 AM
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    Crikey Fruity!
    Tis true that the weather aint good, tis true we have wind and rain.
    But floodings are no no no good.

    This illness stuff is a spreading. Son of Tips now flailing around.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 15th May 17, 11:50 AM
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    Crikey Fruity!
    Tis true that the weather aint good, tis true we have wind and rain.
    But floodings are no no no good.

    This illness stuff is a spreading. Son of Tips now flailing around.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Oh no. Not another one.

    It has stopped raining and I've managed to nip to the village to get some fruit juice. Mango, my flavourite, from an East European shop that I haven't been in before.

    I shall be cooking plain boring white fish for my Lovely and lamb squashages for me in a very soon moment.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 15th May 17, 5:25 PM
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    The rain is now pouring down in Tips County.
    Will Summer come back?
    I need to cook now.
    Rushing around all day.
    I am feeling........
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 15th May 17, 10:39 PM
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    It's been a day of wind and rain by here.

    My Lovely is still poorly but has had a better day than yesterdegg.

    My Moroccan lamb squashages with butter and milk mash and gravy were yummy.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 16th May 17, 10:50 AM
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    Morning Fruity
    Where for art thou?
    I hope all is well.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 16th May 17, 11:19 AM
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    Morning Fruity
    Where for art thou?
    I hope all is well.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Morning Tips.
    I be here I be.
    My Lovely is showing small signs of improvement.

    It's like an explosion in a Japanese car gearbox factory by here today.

    It's ...


    raining Datsun cogs.


    I'll get my coat.

    Ellie is a soggy goggie today and doesn't want to go out.
    Last edited by Fruitcake; 16-05-2017 at 11:22 AM.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 16th May 17, 6:12 PM
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    It has been very wet here too, so wet that son needed no shower following his fitba' yesterday.
    In fact he was probably more dry when he went swimming with skool today.


    I am pleased your beloved shows signs of the AA/RAC Fruity. (Recovery, see?)

    Unfortunately mine does not.
    As I threatened - and as soon as nasty web viruses allowed - doctor-like person was paid a visit. This resulted in a hospital trip for an X-ray, and a funny bit of paper officially declaring her a danger to public health (or something similar).
    Meaning no work for her.
    If no improvement in next foo days an "urgent" ENT referral will be made, they say.



    The fishy pie I made for dindins seems to have gone down well - and pud (wanna guess?) was designed to encourage vitamin intake.


    So my stumps are worn to ....... er .......... shorter stumps.

    (Reminds me of a Monty Python Holy Grail sketch, the last few minutes here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhRUe-gz690 )

    Laterers all ............. unless I falls a-zeds.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 16th May 17, 7:12 PM
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    Good gracious LUN, I hope your lovely improves.

    I have been to Pompey to visit MIL in Nursing Home. Not a good visit, as she was SO sleepy.
    I had a Scotish dinner today - Curry

    The Link, ah there is a new film of King Arthur. It was being premiered in London last week.
    I saw an interactive Lego place for the kids. I will find and post if you are interested, for Son of LUN.
    We have had NO rain here.

    I'll catch you on the morrow Fruity. Glad things are improving for your lovely.
    Mmmm wet dog - something about that smell.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 16th May 17, 7:56 PM
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    Good gracious LUN, I hope your lovely improves.

    I have been to Pompey to visit MIL in Nursing Home. Not a good visit, as she was SO sleepy.
    I had a Scotish dinner today - Curry

    The Link, ah there is a new film of King Arthur. It was being premiered in London last week.
    I saw an interactive Lego place for the kids. I will find and post if you are interested, for Son of LUN.
    We have had NO rain here.

    I'll catch you on the morrow Fruity. Glad things are improving for your lovely.
    Mmmm wet dog - something about that smell.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Maybe it's the weather Tips?
    Coz I is sleepy too - though it could be the running around; on hols it takes me a few days to get used to hot & humid though & it makes me tired.

    I'm partial to a good curry whereas OH cannot stand spicy.
    Shame.
    More for me.
    I am taking time off to encourage her convalescing on the morrow for a Chinese "all-you-can-eat" for lunch, which she does however enjoy.


    King Arthur - hmm, don't think I will be going to the cinema for that. It looks like a daft bit of fun that I might or might not watch if it came on telly but pay to see it?

    Son has already advised if the interactive Lego btw.
    He doesn't miss much, him.
    Who btw has shaken off his cold with remarkable alacrity, as you often do when you're young.

    I will say this quietly:
    So far I have avoided the lurgi other than an occasional sniffle and odd sneeze.
    Long may it stay that way.

    Have a great evening all.
    Toodles.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 17th May 17, 9:35 AM
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    Good morning all and one.

    My Lovely is still showing signs of improvement, though she is still a short well. (Not a tall well.)

    Although it's not the best way to do it, the up side is that she has lost weight and for the first time since she was thirteen, now weighs less than me.

    Alas I am going down with some form of lurgi now. I have developed The Cough. It is a regular thing and has been going on for over fifteen years. Never mind, I shall take my meds, and the stuff to counteract the unpleasant side effects. Hopefully I won't need dynorod like I did due to the side effects of my pain meds after one of my hoperations.

    More rain today. No response from the council about the blocked road drains so both sides of the road are flooded again. I suppose I shall have to call them to see if they got the online report.

    Because of the lurgi, we had to postpone our mini-break to the big city. Considering the weather, it has actually been a blessing in disguise. One of the reasons for going was to do a lot of outdoor site-seeing. Well tis rebooked for next munf, so hopefully the weather will be betterer.

    Hopefully other halves from norf to sarf will all recover soonly.

    Take care alls and chats laterer.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th May 17, 12:02 PM
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    Good Afternoon.
    Tis murky, tis wet, tis shooping day.

    We have one of those Chinese buffets - good value for money - Enjoy LUN.

    I hope all illness is soon gone. Fruity take care - you have had enough going on this year.

    I saw a trailer for the New King Arthur film - NOT my cuppa tea.

    Toodles till later.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 17th May 17, 2:22 PM
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    I saw that the KA film has had bad reviews. I wonder if there is any mention of Glasto (the original Avalon) in it as our one true King and Mrs Guinevere are buried in the grounds of Glasto Abbey. Honest as I am driving this canoe.

    Alas I can no longer eat takeaways due to the amount of salt added to them. Never mind, tomoz I shall be making home made pizza. I need to nip out and get some strong cheddar or mozzarella if the rain will only stop for a few minuets.

    I tell you want Tips, pick up some decent strong cheese for me will ya, and toss it over the border fence for I. Ta.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th May 17, 4:07 PM
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    I saw that the KA film has had bad reviews. I wonder if there is any mention of Glasto (the original Avalon) in it as our one true King and Mrs Guinevere are buried in the grounds of Glasto Abbey. Honest as I am driving this canoe.

    Alas I can no longer eat takeaways due to the amount of salt added to them. Never mind, tomoz I shall be making home made pizza. I need to nip out and get some strong cheddar or mozzarella if the rain will only stop for a few minuets.

    I tell you want Tips, pick up some decent strong cheese for me will ya, and toss it over the border fence for I. Ta.
    Originally posted by Fruitcake
    Well I didn't go shopping, sorry Fruity. I did think about a boat shop.
    I'll go tomorrow. Now you know I love cheese, if you get me started, it will go on forever.

    Funny saying - Driving a canoe
    I say as true as I am riding this donkey.
    I wonder what LUN says?

    Ellie wants these for when Summer comes.
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 17th May 17, 4:13 PM
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    Well I didn't go shopping, sorry Fruity. I did think about a boat shop.
    I'll go tomorrow. Now you know I love cheese, if you get me started, it will go on forever.

    Funny saying - Driving a canoe
    I say as true as I am riding this donkey.
    I wonder what LUN says?

    Ellie wants these for when Summer comes.
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Well I wouldn't be flying a canoe now would I. That would just be silly.

    I have some Zumerzet brie and some cambazola, but they are not easy to shred or crumble onto a pizza, so I would prefer some strong cheddar. We do have some low fat shredded cheese that would do at a inch, but it won't be as flavoursome.
    Never mind, I'm sure I can find some other tasty things to put on it if necessary.

    I'm really enjoying the mildly interesting. It is quite ... mildly interesting.

    Ellie would be afraid of those.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th May 17, 4:24 PM
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    Hold on, surely you paddle a canoe.

    Ellie afraid of sunglasses - Is there anything she is not afraid of?
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 17th May 17, 5:49 PM
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    Well it has been very wet here too.
    No floods though so no canoes needed - though if anyone is offering a yacht ............

    Tips, you paddle in the sea at the seaside.
    Tootsies.
    Sea.
    Rolled-up trousies.
    We do it often.
    If you paddled with your canoes it could be dangerous - and certainly uncomfortable because canoes is bigerer than shoes.

    Who mentioned mango juice? That & guava are sons favouritests.
    Cheese too BTW, especially cheddars - I call him my cheese monster.

    Well dindins was yummy and successful - in that beloved OH has slept since then. (Did I say I took a day off? )

    Sleeps is good, right?
    Wonder if she will sleep tonight ................

    Tips says "as true as riding a donkey" and wonders what I say?
    Well, I say "Huh" ???
    I don't have sayings (well okay, apart from "cheese monster" like above and yes, probabubbly loads more) - I prefer actions.
    You know what they say, actions speak louder than words.


    Son is was sitting in front of large plateful of macaroni cheese, a favourite of his.
    Now I will go clean up.
    Laterers all.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 17th May 17, 7:31 PM
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    Glad you had a nice lunch with your lovely LUN.

    Now you have me started on cheese.


    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
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