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    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 25th Sep 17, 6:40 PM
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    ZTD
    And now the fuse is lit...
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    • 25th Sep 17, 6:40 PM
    And now the fuse is lit... 25th Sep 17 at 6:40 PM
    Well...

    I have a house. And a mortgage. Took years and cost a fortune, as Batman said once.

    Don't talk to me about surveys (though this one at "so so" was better than many). Or surveyors (I wouldn't use this one again - seemed scared of ladders). Or vendors (though this one was great). Or estate agents (this one was truly dreadful). Or solicitors (though this one was great).

    I don't suppose this diary is going to be much about finances or mortgages, because let's face it, apart from a little kerfuffle once a month (when I get paid) nothing much seems to happen. It'll probably just being rude about things, and encouraging others to be rude too...

    Welcome aboard the mortgage diary. Hopefully it will be an express elevator to hell - going down!

    Twenty five years seems a long time otherwise...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
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    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 11th Mar 18, 12:01 PM
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    You wuss you
    Originally posted by Karmacat
    If it was chaos this time around, with a winter slightly above average temperatures (in the south) can you even imagine what 1963 rolling around again would be like?

    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 11th Mar 18, 3:07 PM
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    I am a wuss.
    Nae doubt.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 13th Mar 18, 7:00 PM
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    So, yet again my habit of writing casual "on the spot report" emails has nearly hoisted me as they've been passed way beyond the limited circulation I sent them to.

    Fortunately, no blatant jokes, no rants, and the couple of sharp, pointed remarks in there only look pointed if you're "in on it".
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 13th Mar 18, 8:04 PM
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    ZTD
    Changing Standing Orders around ready for the end of the financial year.

    If this goes smoothly, I shall be shocked...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Mar 18, 8:43 PM
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    beanielou
    Changing Standing Orders around ready for the end of the financial year.

    If this goes smoothly, I shall be shocked...
    Originally posted by ZTD
    So will I
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 13th Mar 18, 10:18 PM
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    "Beast from the East Mk II" is due this weekend.

    Joy, joy - oh joy...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 13th Mar 18, 10:27 PM
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    beanielou
    "Beast from the East Mk II" is due this weekend.

    Joy, joy - oh joy...
    Originally posted by ZTD
    lalalalala............
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • Karmacat
    • By Karmacat 14th Mar 18, 11:08 AM
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    Karmacat
    So, yet again my habit of writing casual "on the spot report" emails has nearly hoisted me as they've been passed way beyond the limited circulation I sent them to.

    Fortunately, no blatant jokes, no rants, and the couple of sharp, pointed remarks in there only look pointed if you're "in on it".
    Originally posted by ZTD
    An email might as well be stuck on a noticeboard at work ... its public **quakes with mock fear**. Glad it was okay.

    Changing Standing Orders around ready for the end of the financial year.

    If this goes smoothly, I shall be shocked...
    Originally posted by ZTD
    So will I
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Me too
    Retired August 2016
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 14th Mar 18, 7:52 PM
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    ZTD
    An email might as well be stuck on a noticeboard at work ... its public **quakes with mock fear**. Glad it was okay.
    Originally posted by Karmacat
    I wouldn't find that a problem. It's more the stuck up on a notice board elsewhere where people don't know me, and don't realise "I talked about our procedures and he liked the sound of them" actually means "Our written procedures are really crap (as I keep saying) thank God I didn't actually have to produce them for him to look at..."
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 14th Mar 18, 11:49 PM
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    ZTD
    "Beast from the East Mk II" is due this weekend.

    Joy, joy - oh joy...
    Originally posted by ZTD
    So, looking at the "toobs" to see how people were dealing with the last one, I found:

    Scotland

    Allendale (about 20 miles from here, or 800 miles by road)

    And London...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 15th Mar 18, 7:58 PM
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    So, I'm now on to BT broadband. We shall see how this goes.

    BT only send your stuff out for the day before you swap over, they also claim it fits most letterboxes, so you don't need to be in.

    That'll be why I had to pick it up from the Post Office today of course...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • elantan
    • By elantan 15th Mar 18, 8:06 PM
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    OMFG one of my fave has a diary ....hey handsome ... how u doing ? in my best Joey Tribiani voice
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 15th Mar 18, 8:16 PM
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    ZTD
    OMFG one of my fave has a diary ....hey handsome ...
    Originally posted by elantan
    Who? Where?

    how u doing ?
    Originally posted by elantan
    I'm doing fine - how've you been?

    in my best Joey Tribiani voice
    Originally posted by elantan
    If Matt LeBlanc started calling me handsome, the ole bargepole would be coming out to play...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • elantan
    • By elantan 15th Mar 18, 8:22 PM
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    lol aye bit it was just his seductive tone I was using ... still me wee and wild

    I'm doing good, lost my log in details for a while so ermmm wasn't around much

    so a mortgage eh, your all grown up now
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 15th Mar 18, 8:40 PM
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    ZTD
    I'm doing good, lost my log in details for a while so ermmm wasn't around much
    Originally posted by elantan
    I would have thought you'd know them off by heart by now...

    so a mortgage eh, your all grown up now
    Originally posted by elantan
    Not exactly, I had a mortgage when I was 28...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • elantan
    • By elantan 15th Mar 18, 9:03 PM
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    well you know that whole keep me logged in thing ? I used that ... then got a new phone and the laptop lost my passwords etc ... and well you know how useless I am with tech ? still not any better

    yer no meant he grow up ... no matter whit age he are
    march 2011-july2019 8 years and 4 months ... or 100 months and counting
    "what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail.... enjoy the adventure" " to my own self be true"
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 17th Mar 18, 6:59 PM
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    Well, mini-beast is blizzarding. Not much snowfall as such, but due to the strong wind, loads of re-arranging of what is here.
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 17th Mar 18, 8:15 PM
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    Been snowing & very very windy here too.
    Very cold.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • ZTD
    • By ZTD 17th Mar 18, 8:21 PM
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    ZTD
    Been snowing & very very windy here too.
    Very cold.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    May sure you stay out of it. Windchill being described as being like -10C here...

    Everybody's wanting Mrs E's heated throw now...
    "Follow the money!" - Deepthroat (AKA William Mark Felt Sr - Associate Director of the FBI)
    "We were born and raised in a summer haze." Adele 'Someone like you.'
    "Blowing your mind, 'cause you know what you'll find, when you're looking for things in the sky."
    OMD 'Julia's Song'
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 17th Mar 18, 8:23 PM
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    beanielou
    May sure you stay out of it. Windchill being described as being like -10C here...

    Everybody's wanting Mrs E's heated throw now...
    Originally posted by ZTD
    Mrs E's heated throw needed here that's for sure.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
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