Energy Price Cap announcement: Watch Martin Lewis explain what it means for your electricity and gas bills this winter

O/S Daily Sunday 28th April 2019

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  • silver-oldiesilver-oldie Forumite
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    Sad news, Mum passed away Friday evening.
    If you walk at night no-one will see you cry.
  • camelot1001camelot1001 Forumite
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    So sorry silver-oldie, my thoughts are with you.
  • corrieflashcorrieflash Forumite
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    Thoughts and prayers silver-oldie x
  • nmlcnmlc Forumite
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    Morning everyone

    SO - sorry to hear your sad news, thinking of you x

    Hugs to those that want/need one, those who are poorly and those who are looking after a poorly person x

    Cloudy and now raining but less blustery this morning.

    DH and myself up and enjoying first cuppas, DS1 still in his pit, DS2 settled and ok.

    Dinner last night was pizza, scotch eggs, pork pie, chips, side salad, coleslaw. Lunch today will be roast chicken, mash, veg and gravy.

    Yesterday work was quite busy and passed quickly. We visited both sets of parents in the afternoon, just watched tv and chilled. This morning I'm going to mum's to get her back packed for going away - wish me luck with that! Don't want to be there too long as I need to pack too, although I've got most of what's needed out already.

    Keep safe and well x

    nmlc x
  • TravellingAbuelaTravellingAbuela Forumite
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    SILVER OLDIE I was so sad to read your news. I know it was imminent but even so it's a shock when it happens. Love and strength to you in the coming weeks with the funeral to organise.

    Today is a much better day here, the sky is blue and the sun is shining, which is lovely to see after yesterday's rain. I think we have seen the worst of the weather for now.

    We had a good day out in Harrogate yesterday, despite dodging the heavy showers. Thankfully the wind had changed direction before hitting us. We browsed a few cs before hitting the height of fashion houses that is Prima*k!! We all bought a few items there. Lakela*d was also a port of call for some bits I wanted. I wish we had one nearer, there isn't even a branch in Leeds I don't think! Then a late lunch. Sadly not Betty's NELSKI! But would you believe there was even a queue in that weather!

    I have a visitor coming this morning! DS to introduce the new addition to their family. A Staffy puppy called Sky! They picked her up at last on Friday. He has kept showing me photos of her development since birth and I can't wait to meet her! They will have their work cut out now!

    I am cooking a gammon joint for my lunch, with lots of veg. No doubt the gammon will keep me going for the next 4 days as it usually does!

    Have a good day folks and ((HUGS)) as always for the poorlies and carers. Hope yesterday was a better day for GERS with no encounters with rude people and thinking especially of SILVER OLDIE xxx
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  • LadyMoneyLadyMoney Forumite
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    Silver-oldie, sorry to hear about your sad news. You are in my thoughts and please look after yourself too x
  • -taff-taff Forumite
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    Sory to hear your news SO. When I lost my mother I felt like half an orphan, it didn't really hit me for a while even though we knew it was going to happen. I hope your son steps up to help you in the weeks ahead and that things can be arranged as smoothly as possible.

    Penultimate radio today, two of my friends are taking me again today, it's like a road trip with them instead of treatment, trying to drag them away from the hopsital jigsaw was very funny yesterday. One of them is already an addict and borrowed a jigsaw off me when we got back, after a side trip to Pizza Hut where I haven't been for over twenty years. I brought half the pizza home with me and had it for supper last night. Very nice too, thin base with extra cheese, rocket and mushrooms.
    Weather was awful yesterday too, we got stuck behind an accident, three cars, one of them had flipped and rolled, hope all the people involved were OK after's a notorious road for that, there's always one idiot who wants to overtake when they shouldn't.
    Wotcha MIA's. Extra hugs SO...

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  • Rowan9Rowan9 Forumite
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    Silver-oldie, so sorry to hear about your mum. Thinking of you very much and will light a candle today for your mum x
  • LaineyTLaineyT Forumite
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    So sorry to hear the sad news about your Mum SO my condolences to you and your family x
  • ScarletRibbonsScarletRibbons Forumite
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    So sorry SO, thinking of you, take care of yourself.
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