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    • karcher
    • By karcher 12th Mar 17, 6:03 AM
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    O/S Daily Sunday 12th March 2017
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    • 12th Mar 17, 6:03 AM
    O/S Daily Sunday 12th March 2017 12th Mar 17 at 6:03 AM
    This is an “over the garden fence” type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It’s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we’re going to do today or what we’ve achieved already. Everyone’s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn’t just been painted first!) and join us for an Old Style natter. The more the merrier!

    As this is the Old Style Board, it would be appreciated if posts could include some Old Style content. Please be aware that many people may have small screens, or SLOW internet connections, so please don’t post large pictures, or clip art – links are preferred. When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don’t have the time to read everything skim through the thread quickly but if not it's not a problem. Please do not start a new daily thread before you go to bed at night because this often leaves things confusing with two daily threads live at the same time. The idea is that a member would start each new daily thread after they get up in the morning.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 12th Mar 17, 1:14 PM
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    Islandmaid
    Happy Birthday TA - have a fab day x

    Busy polishing the daffodils ready for Jackie O,s arrival in April - we like to make the Island look nice for special visitors Will ensure DS is wearing his formal uniform if he is on ferry duty that day
    Note to self - STOP SPENDING MONEY !!


    June GC £250/£75.00
    • tiredmum2
    • By tiredmum2 12th Mar 17, 1:20 PM
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    Happy Birthday TA you share it with DD2 she is 21 today the same as you
    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 12th Mar 17, 1:28 PM
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    Happy Birthday TA - have a fab day x

    Busy polishing the daffodils ready for Jackie O,s arrival in April - we like to make the Island look nice for special visitors Will ensure DS is wearing his formal uniform if he is on ferry duty that day
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    Oh WOW! JackieO is coming on an official visit. Just enough time for me to iron the bunting and polish up the bugle for the welcome fanfare.

    Sunshine and balmy breezes have been ordered. Am*z*n will deliver.

    x
    I believe that friends are quiet angels
    Who lift us to our feet when our wings
    Have trouble remembering how to fly.
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 12th Mar 17, 1:39 PM
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    Oh WOW! JackieO is coming on an official visit. Just enough time for me to iron the bunting and polish up the bugle for the welcome fanfare.

    Sunshine and balmy breezes have been ordered. Am*z*n will deliver.

    x
    Originally posted by monnagran
    We'd better double the quantity of cupcakes from the last visit - those boys can eat
    Note to self - STOP SPENDING MONEY !!


    June GC £250/£75.00
    • meanmarie
    • By meanmarie 12th Mar 17, 2:08 PM
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    Happy birthday TA......my nephew in California is 40 today, although I am sure that he was only born last week!

    Marie
    Weight 08 February 86kg
    • TravellingAbuela
    • By TravellingAbuela 12th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    Gosh lots of other birthday's today too. Happy Birthday to all of them as well! SIL called at lunchtime with yet another presen for me. A lovely floaty scarf. She knows I like my scarves!

    The sun came out as promised and it felt quite warm in the sunshine. I took advantage and did a bit of tidying up and pruning in the back garden. Only a bit I hasten to add as this dodgy hip of mine doesn't like me bending too much! At least I have made a start. There was a robin singing away all the time I was out there. Lovely to hear.

    I have now collapsed on the sofa and I am making serious inroads into a tin of dark chocolate fruit flavoured creams. I am sharing - it's one for Mr TA and three for me!

    Enjoy the afternoon if you can folks xx
    "If you dream alone it will remain just a dream. But if we all dream together it will become reality"
    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 12th Mar 17, 4:33 PM
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    We'd better double the quantity of cupcakes from the last visit - those boys can eat
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    Can't all boys? I've never met one who didn't have hollow legs.

    OK. You double up the cupcakes and I'll weigh in with my 'sink-you-to-Davy-Jones-locker' bread pudding.

    x
    I believe that friends are quiet angels
    Who lift us to our feet when our wings
    Have trouble remembering how to fly.
    • nannywindow
    • By nannywindow 12th Mar 17, 7:00 PM
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    Evening all.
    Firstly let me say a very Happy Birthday to everyone who shares one.
    TA hope you had a very lovely day because you really do deserve it.
    Phew what a day! This morning while DH and DD watched the DGS try to play football ( think of a giraffe on ice crossed with a rabit in headlights) the DGD helped me . Dad arrived and so roast dinners all round with jelly and ice cream and rice crispie cakes to follow. Tea then was party food from the freezer ( leftover from Xmas ) sandwiches and crisps, several varieties, followed by chocolate cake, macaroons and mini eclairs. Boy those children can eat!
    I'm worn out because I've been baby sitting the dolls and then took a rocket to another planet looking for aliens
    Thank goodness everybody has gone home so I can put my feet up with a cup of tea ( I'm getting too old for this now! )
    My DD seems to be somewhat better but this diet ( gluten free and dairy free ) is very awkward because it's new to me so I wasn't prepared but she brought her own bread and snacks. I will have to find some recipes ready for next time.
    Karcher I hope you can sort out your WM
    My DW is on again that's the third time today, I think I would have to replace it somehow, if it gives up the ghost.
    Well enough wittering from me, have a good evening all.
    • Hard Up Hester
    • By Hard Up Hester 12th Mar 17, 7:14 PM
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    Evening all
    Happy birthday to those celebrating today, commiserations to those lacking sleep, I wake between 2 & 4 most mornings and often don't get back to sleep, I think I need less sleep as I get older.
    We had a busy weekend on the boat, arranging for the engine to be serviced and the pram cover to be repaired etc.
    We are now home and knackered, I've done 2 loads of washing, filled and emptied the DW twice and got our clothes ready for tomorrow.
    Have a good evening everyone.
    Hugs Hester
    Chin up, Titus out.
    • karcher
    • By karcher 12th Mar 17, 7:26 PM
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    We'd better double the quantity of cupcakes from the last visit - those boys can eat
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    Can't all boys? I've never met one who didn't have hollow legs.

    OK. You double up the cupcakes and I'll weigh in with my 'sink-you-to-Davy-Jones-locker' bread pudding.

    x
    Originally posted by monnagran
    Oh I wanna come to your tea party too...pretty please

    Lucky Jackie and the boys
    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 12th Mar 17, 7:26 PM
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    Monnagran and Islandmaid I shall regally wave as we sail into Cowes on the red funnel ������ I swear one day we shall land there and just never return to the mainland at all. DD is so excited as she was when as a little girl we would go to see her Granny in Northwood for the summer�� I think it's because the place gives her so many happy memories of her childhood and her Dad. Three weeks tomorrow so fingers crossed for some glorious island Spring weather, although it wasn't bad when we were down in November for the weekend.

    JackieO ( honorary caulkhead) xxx
    Quot Libra,Quam Breve Tempus.
    • Judi
    • By Judi 12th Mar 17, 8:52 PM
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    Evening all,

    i'm done for the day. Hubby has cleared off with Prodigal. Youngest is shut away in his room and the Grandson is flat out in bed. We wore him out i think. 2 hours in a soft play area did the trick.

    Did i tell you, the girls in South Africa are opening a coffee house Purely for some kind of income. The Baby house is running itself with paid staff though the girls are there most days and are still fundraising. Their outreach projects only cover a couple of days a month, the second hand shop is running well too... So well they can now concentrate on themselves a little bit.

    I'm pleased for them. Its about time they did something for themselves.

    Sleep well all.
    'Holy crap on a cracker!'
    • ancientofdays
    • By ancientofdays 12th Mar 17, 9:50 PM
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    Hester I am slightly confused about the role of the pram cover on the boat.

    I don't feel at all well, have spent quite a lot of today in the bathroom tmi
    I was jumping to conclusions and one of them jumped back
    • karcher
    • By karcher 12th Mar 17, 10:25 PM
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    Hester I am slightly confused about the role of the pram cover on the boat.

    I don't feel at all well, have spent quite a lot of today in the bathroom tmi
    Originally posted by ancientofdays
    Hope you feel better soon AOD.
    • elona
    • By elona 12th Mar 17, 11:47 PM
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    elona
    AOD
    Do you have anything to take like flat coke, rehydration drinks, diawoowoo tablets?
    Middle dd is in Columbia at the moment and we had a long chat about food and drink before she went. Just found out from another DD that she has an upset stomach and can't think why - eventually she worked out that it might have been ice cubes in a drink!

    That is one of the first things I said to her to be careful of!!!

    Managed to get several loads of washing cleaned and dried and other dry laundry folded and stored away. Struggled with super king bed but managed to get it stripped and fresh bedding on it so very pleased. Fed up of pillows being lopsided so ordered a bolster and case for it so bed looks neater.

    New fancy mop and bucket have arrived so can sort out the bathroom, hall and kitchen floors tomorrow as the steam mop is great for a quick tidy round but does not get into corners or do a deep clean.

    Hugs to all
    "This site is addictive!"
    Wooligan 2 squares for smoky - 3 squares for HTA
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