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The Alphabetty Happy Chatty thread

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in The Money Savers Arms
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    Did you read about Picasso the dog? Hopefully he'll have a new home soon :smileyhea

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    More info here.
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    AlfieBlue wrote: »
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    :grin: :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:

    ^^^ Hahahaha! Not really sure what Ted's up to here :eek: :undecided


    Alfie xxx :p

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    Cover my eyes! :eek:

    Makes you wonder what's going on under that apron! :eek:

    No! Don't tell me!
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    Did you read about Picasso the dog? Hopefully he'll have a new home soon :smileyhea

    ETA
    More info here.

    Aw! I just love his little face! :heart:



    Wonky is good!
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    I just loved her alligator impression!

    (A very gummy alligator! :D)
    (I just lurve spiders!)
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    Seal with a seal!
    Baby seal is given its very own seal toy! :)



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    Good morning lovely Alphabettys :hello:

    Hope you are all well. Have a lovely day whatever you are doing :):)

    I seem to have beaten Alfie here :eek::eek::eek: so I'll just say happy Saturday for now :cool:


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    :hello: Good morning lovely Alphabettys in Happy Chatty Land!

    I hope you're all well and raring to go on this thoughtful :think:
    yet truly scrumptious :drool: Saturday! :grin: :dance:



    National Institution for the Preservation of Life
    from Shipwreck

    4 March 1824


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    12 Austin Friars, where the first London office of the National
    Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck was set up
    in 1824


    :staradmin 1824: Our foundation

    Sir William Hillary’s vision for a service dedicated to saving lives
    at sea became a reality in Bishopsgate’s trendy London Tavern on
    4 March 1824.

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    Living in Douglas on the Isle of Man, Hillary saw the treacherous
    nature of the sea first-hand. He witnessed dozens of shipwrecks
    around the Manx coast and saved many lives with the help of
    locals.

    In the early 19th century there was an average of 1,800
    shipwrecks a year around our coasts. And the danger of shipwreck
    was an accepted way of life at sea.

    But Hillary refused to sit by and watch people drown.

    A year earlier on 28 February 1823, Sir William Hillary made an
    impassioned appeal to the nation.

    He published a pamphlet detailing his plans for a lifeboat service
    manned by trained crews for all of the UK and Ireland.

    He sent the pamphlet to the British Navy, ministers and prominent
    citizens, appealing for the formation of a National Institution for
    the Preservation of Lives and Property from Shipwreck.......

    But Hillary’s noble idea fell on deaf ears – the Admiralty refused
    to help.........

    https://rnli.org/about-us/our-history/timeline/1824-our-foundation

    :staradmin A change of name

    On 5 October 1854, the Institution’s name was changed to the
    Royal National Lifeboat Institution – the RNLI – as we are known
    today.

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    :staradmin What we do

    With your support, we save lives at sea

    We save lives by providing a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue
    service, seasonal lifeguards, water safety education and
    initiatives, and flood rescue response.

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    :staradmin Support us

    With 95% of our total income coming from generous donations and
    legacies, we depend on our dedicated volunteers and supporters to
    save lives at sea. Your support means our lifeboat crews can
    reunite the 22 people they rescue each day with their families. So,
    however you choose to get involved, you can feel good knowing
    you’re making a difference.

    https://rnli.org/support-us

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    :staradmin Take part in an event

    Join in! We have a variety of fundraising events to get involved
    with. You can run, swim, cycle or skydive – or for something less
    strenuous, there’s our quiz nights, coffee mornings, fêtes and
    concerts.

    https://rnli.org/support-us/raise-money/take-part-in-an-event

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    https://rnli.org/what-we-do

    ^^^ Please click on links for further information

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    :staradmin The Great Spring Gardening Event :staradmin

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    Great Spring Garden Event, now celebrating its 20th year
    anniversary, will be held again at Newport House, Herefordshire.

    Newport House is thought to have been the home of the Lollard
    martyr Sir John Oldcastle (1360-1417) who was the model for
    Shakespeare’s Falstaff.

    There will be specialist plant nurseries where you can add a great
    new feature to your garden, items for your home, gifts for
    someone special and food to keep you going....

    http://www.redcross.org.uk/en/Get-involved/Events/Challenge-and-social-events/Social-events/The-Great-Spring-Garden-Event

    ^^^ Please click on the link for further information

    http://herefordshirepast.co.uk/buildings/newport-house-almeley/

    http://www.outofnature.org.uk/about-newport-house/


    ^^^ Information about Newport House

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    It's also :drool: ....

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    :heart:Chocolate Heart Pound Cake :heart: :grinheart



    Have a brilliant day all whatever you have planned - I will
    catch up later. :p

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    Morning Alphabettys :hello:

    Alfie, my Dad used to raise money for the RNLI, he did quite well too. He previously did the same for Cancer Research but he found out that the money he raised didn't actually go towards research so, because he was a bit of a spare time fisherman and had been involved in an incident where the deep sea fishing boat he was on had to avail themselves of the RNLI's services, he decided to raise money for them instead :)
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    joansgirl wrote: »
    Morning Alphabettys :hello:

    Alfie, my Dad used to raise money for the RNLI, he did quite well too. He previously did the same for Cancer Research but he found out that the money he raised didn't actually go towards research so, because he was a bit of a spare time fisherman and had been involved in an incident where the deep sea fishing boat he was on had to avail themselves of the RNLI's services, he decided to raise money for them instead :)

    Doesn't it? :eek:
    Where does it go, then, on admin?
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    joansgirl wrote: »
    Morning Alphabettys :hello:

    Alfie, my Dad used to raise money for the RNLI, he did quite well too. He previously did the same for Cancer Research but he found out that the money he raised didn't actually go towards research so, because he was a bit of a spare time fisherman and had been involved in an incident where the deep sea fishing boat he was on had to avail themselves of the RNLI's services, he decided to raise money for them instead :)

    :T Wonderful news about your Dad :A raising money for the
    RNLI - such a worthy cause :T

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    Pyxis wrote: »
    Doesn't it? :eek:
    Where does it go, then, on admin?


    I was wondering the same :eek:


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