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    • nmlc
    • By nmlc 13th Jul 17, 6:09 AM
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    O/S Daily Thursday 13 July 2017
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    • 13th Jul 17, 6:09 AM
    O/S Daily Thursday 13 July 2017 13th Jul 17 at 6:09 AM
    O/S Daily Thursday 13 July 2017

    This is an !!!8220;over the garden fence!!!8221; type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It!!!8217;s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we!!!8217;re going to do today or what we!!!8217;ve achieved already. Everyone!!!8217;s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn!!!8217;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!!!8217;t post large pictures, or clip art !!!8211; links are preferred. When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don!!!8217;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.

    Morning everyone

    Hugs to those that want/need one x

    Happy birthday to those with a birthday x

    Clear sky and sunshine here, although cooler, load of washing nearly ready to peg out.

    DH up and gone to work stupid stupid early, DS1 now getting for work and DS2 still in his pit.

    Dinner last night was chicken in a hunters sauce, pots, cauli in cheese sauce, carrots, broc, broad beans, ice cream for dessert. Tonight I'm not sure but will sort it later.

    Yesterday work was steady, and feels great finishing at lunchtime instead of working all day - although I need to get better at using the time wisely! Although I did do some meal planning, writing shopping list etc. This morning I will be heading into town to visit the building society and bank, and then I have a nail appointment.

    This week I have been trying to keep on top of the washing and drying, at the moment there is only enough for 1 more load in the dirty wash basket, but I'll be stripping our bed shortly and boys will do theirs. I'll need to tackle some housework too.

    Keep safe and well x

    nmlc x
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    • RosyRed
    • By RosyRed 13th Jul 17, 9:15 AM
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    Morning all,

    I've had a lurgy for a few days,awful cough etc so I'm not going into school again today to help out-hope I can make it next week for the childrens last week as they have been a lovely class and I want to say bye.Dont tend to see them much once they move up as I'm only there1 day.

    At least I had the pleasure of DGD to see off to school this morning.DGS was meant to stay too but his mum rang DS to say he was tired and didnt want to come so he facetimed him instead.It was funny ,his Mum was chasing him round the house and up to his room while he showed off his toys on the phone

    Meals have been very easy due to lack of energy etc,and so have dog walks,may see if I can do better today.
    Congrats or hugs where due,I have been reading!
    Welcome MissLdn!
    Have a good day xx
    'A woman is like a teabag: You never know her strength until you drop her in hot water'. (Eleanor Roosevelt)
    • dumpling
    • By dumpling 13th Jul 17, 9:28 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    It's a bright and sunny morning here. Phoebe has gone off to school but Becky has yet to emerge from her bedroom. I will go and check on her in a minute though I expect she had little sleep last night. Lilly has her friend sleeping over and they were up late last night so I don't expect to see them for a while and finally. Steve has booked a few days off work so he is making me a cuppa .

    I am getting some shopping delivered in a little while and a lot of it is convenience food as in open the box and shove it in the oven food. I tried really hard this week to make more interesting meals and was met with moaning and groaning so they can have their ready made pies and battered chicken rubbish. I am going to carry on making myself nice interesting food though .

    The house still looks fairly clean and tidy so not much more than a lick and a promise needed. The upstairs toilet has broken though so I am waiting for the HA to contact me about a repair. Fortunately we have one downstairs we can use so it's not as bad as it could be.

    Well that's all from me for now, welcome to Ms Ldn, hope you stay around.
    Hope you all have a great day whatever you are up to, take care xx

    • snoozer
    • By snoozer 13th Jul 17, 9:40 AM
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    Karcher, don't stop posting, although I sympathise because I often feel my days are too dull to talk about.

    Having said that we had a night out in London yesterday. Our friends were down (for Wimbledon actually) so we went for a meal and then a show. Unfortunately they went to the wrong restaurant at first and then got lost between Shaftesbury Avenue and Covent Garden (a 5 minute walk) and took half an hour. We'd booked a pre-theatre meal deal early and should have had plenty of time but had a long wait between the first and second courses so haad to scramble to get to the show. They took a round of drinks of the bill though which was good of them when our friends had been late as well.

    The show was Beautiful - the Carole King story. It's going on tour soon so I thoroughly recommend it to anyone who likes 60's music. It's not just a juke box musical, the back story is interesting too.

    I'm packing to go to Yorkshire today but DS and DW want us to view a house with them this evening so we'll go on our way up. I also want to finish the pair of trousers I'm making so I'd better get on.
    • MsLdn
    • By MsLdn 13th Jul 17, 11:54 AM
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    Thanks for all the welcomes! Well my morning didn't exactly go to plan, first I discovered one of my windowsill plants (lovingly grown from a cutting) had catapulted itself onto downstair's neighbours patio, smashing its pot. When I'd dealt with that I got a puncture on the way to the veg market and had to wheel my bike home. Made a date and walnut loaf while my partner fixed my puncture to cheer us up a bit!
    • Judi
    • By Judi 13th Jul 17, 12:52 PM
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    Welcome MsLdn Good to have you here. Looking forward to you sharing your days with us.

    Morning all,

    Karcher we all have to have a moan at times. I dont share my moans with anyone else so i use this thread as therapy at times. We all need a good moan.

    All is well with Mother and baby. Baby Alice is settling into a 3 hourly routine and sleeping well in between. We have had many a conversation about belly button stumps, poo and wind. Brings back memories for me, happy ones and its amazing how it all comes flooding back.

    Weather is strange, its hot bright and sunny but i got hailed on whilst i was retrieving my bin awhile ago.

    Prodigal popped in last night for a feed. A few issues to discuss but nothing we cant handle.

    Onwards and forwards,

    have a great day all.
    'Holy crap on a cracker!'
    • nannywindow
    • By nannywindow 13th Jul 17, 1:03 PM
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    Afternoon all
    Hello to MsLdn and elfo6 lovely to "meet you both"
    Karcher please keep on posting I'm sure no one minds if you want to moan. I certainly don't and sometimes off-loading to "strangers" can be helpful.
    Thanks too to NMLC for starting us off this morning.
    Yesterdays concert was lovely and brought a lump to the throat. DGS had 3 parts, narrator, a Spanish matador and a Yeti . Talk about all singing and dancing ! Tea was also a success but I cooked too much as usual, so Dad and DD went home with goodie bags. We also had some leftover SF chicken in wraps for lunch today.
    Today is a cleaning day, the lounge and kitchen were done this morning and this afternoon it's the turn of the dinning room, up the stairs and the bathroom ( bedrooms tomorrow ). Later I will get DH to sort out his holiday stuff after he has finished cleaning the car. Got to keep him busy too .
    Right must get on, enjoy the rest of Thursday everyone.
    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 13th Jul 17, 2:50 PM
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    Welcome MsLdn hope you enjoy our band of friends
    I just had a lovely long natter with my eldest DGS Danny in New York,He phoned me on his walk to work ( he lives in Manhattan) and it was 29c at 08.30 this morning with a high of 35c forecast

    I do miss our political natters,he used to pop in on his way home when he worked in London and have a coffee and a long chin wag about the state of the nation . Lovely to hear his voice at lunchtime though

    Just walked DD's dogs, and waiting for three youngest DGS to get in from school, feet up and tennis on TV ,phew its a hard life for Grannies

    Enjoy your Thursday chums

    JackieO xx
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