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    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 18th Jul 17, 8:29 PM
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    Knit Witch
    The Garden Fence - proper Old Style support and chat!
    • #1
    • 18th Jul 17, 8:29 PM
    The Garden Fence - proper Old Style support and chat! 18th Jul 17 at 8:29 PM
    As threads are going walkabout I thought I would start the next stage of this off - I will try and do the links later!
    Must use my stash up!
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    • silver-oldie
    • By silver-oldie 10th Oct 18, 4:43 PM
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    silver-oldie
    I think also that I was a bit worried that Silver Oldie has a small family and (sorry if I'm wrong SO) these are the only relatives that she has, so she wants to keep on good terms with them.
    Originally posted by whiteguineapig

    Whiteguineapig
    you are right I don't have a big family, and our Dgs means the world to us.

    Sadly Dil had previously made a comment on fb about my DH.

    I have invited them to visit us this weekend,I'm still waiting for her to let us know if they will come

    Fuddle you are a far better person than me

    MrsLurcherwalker wise words thank you
    If you walk at night no-one will see you cry.
    • silvasava
    • By silvasava 13th Oct 18, 8:02 AM
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    silvasava
    Where is everybody??? Have aliens landed and taken all my Chums away?? Or is it just RL getting in the way?
    Sending happy vibes for you all whatever you may be doing today and hugs to whoever may need them xx
    Small victories - sometimes they are all you can hope for but sometimes they are all you need - be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle
    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 13th Oct 18, 2:00 PM
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    moneyistooshorttomention
    I believe some people have moved over to a forum off MSE and haven't left a "forwarding address" to it. "The dark side" (phrase used about it) isn't exactly specific with a website address.
    If you feel like you don't fit in in this world, it's because you are here to help create a new one.
    • mardatha
    • By mardatha 13th Oct 18, 4:24 PM
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    mardatha
    Not at all , we are all still here. Two dimensional!
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 13th Oct 18, 4:32 PM
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    Nargleblast
    Yep, still here, just doing stuff....afternoon all!
    One life - your life - live it!


    NSD challenge December 03/15
    • shanks77
    • By shanks77 13th Oct 18, 5:14 PM
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    shanks77
    Still here RL getting in the way xx
    • camelot1001
    • By camelot1001 13th Oct 18, 5:22 PM
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    camelot1001
    I'm here!

    DS1 and the littlies have been here since yesterday afternoon and just gone home. I love seeing them and having a relationship with my DS again after so long but boy are they exhausting!

    I'm just having five minutes then I'll go and tidy up and pack a case, I'm off to Jersey tomorrow for a few days, hope it isn't as wet there as it is here!
    • fuddle
    • By fuddle 13th Oct 18, 5:28 PM
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    fuddle
    I've dragged the family around looking a duvets all day. Felt so many my memory thinks they all felt the same. Still no further forward!
    Be like a tree.
    Stay grounded. Connect with your roots. Turn over a new leaf.
    Bend before you break. Enjoy your natural beauty. Keep growing.
    • Witless
    • By Witless 13th Oct 18, 6:14 PM
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    Witless
    Matthew 7:6 ?
    • ivyleaf
    • By ivyleaf 13th Oct 18, 6:40 PM
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    ivyleaf
    I was out shopping with my MIL and sisters-in-law once and we were going into a shop, and MIL said to me "You go first - Youth before Beauty!"

    Well, I couldn't help myself, I said "Don't you mean pearls before swine?"
    Sisters-in-law and I couldn't stop giggling. Poor MIL

    Fuddle We have two single duvets on our bed. It works very well. I have a down one, and OH has a synthetic one atm. I love my down one. Light but warm. It's an "All seasons" one, where you can put both bits together with poppers if it's really cold. I've only tried that once, and found it too warm, even on a very cold night, but it gets colder where you live
    Last edited by ivyleaf; 13-10-2018 at 6:48 PM. Reason: typo
    • Hard Up Hester
    • By Hard Up Hester 13th Oct 18, 7:33 PM
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    Hard Up Hester
    I'm still here too, just busy, child care, cat sitting, boat moving and other stuff.
    The Dark Side, isn't that Star Wars?
    Chin up, Titus out.
    • LameWolf
    • By LameWolf 13th Oct 18, 8:03 PM
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    LameWolf
    Where is everybody??? Have aliens landed and taken all my Chums away?? Or is it just RL getting in the way?
    Sending happy vibes for you all whatever you may be doing today and hugs to whoever may need them xx
    Originally posted by silvasava
    Still around; still reeling from DH's PD diagnosis, and the news this week that his meds are to be increased.

    Also spent 3 days this week fixing broken tech; either Tues or Wed (I forget which, as I'm having trouble keeping track of days) sorting half-dead laptop, then yest + today sorting out the pc which had well and truly got it's knickers in a knot; and trying to figure out why a flash drive, which has been fine since I bought it, has suddenly decided to "write protect" itself to the extent that I can't access the files to change them even by going into the DOS screen and changing the Attributes. Frustrating, as it's the flash drive I use for my weekly back-up (I'm paranoid about losing vital information).

    With all that, plus my own extreme amounts of pain, I fear I'm not terribly good company at present, so keeping something of a low profile
    Last edited by LameWolf; 13-10-2018 at 8:05 PM.
    LameWolf
    If your dog thinks you're the best, don't seek a second opinion.
    • Softstuff
    • By Softstuff 13th Oct 18, 8:15 PM
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    Softstuff
    I'm here and jetlagged, so it's only just past 5am and I'm awake and starving.

    Duvet wise, they would have to prise my delightful feather and down duvet out of my ...er... warm dead hands
    Softstuff- Officially better than 007
    • Cocketts
    • By Cocketts 13th Oct 18, 8:45 PM
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    Cocketts
    Still here, also - just busy x
    Everything will be alright in the end - and if it's not alright, it's not the end ........
    • maryb
    • By maryb 13th Oct 18, 9:42 PM
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    maryb
    Threads do go quiet sometimes and then spring back into life. When it all goes quiet I go back to the thread index and see what new threads have been posted and might be interesting. But I usually end up back on the same threads with the same old familiar names
    It doesn't matter if you are a glass half full or half empty sort of person. Keep it topped up! Cheers!
    • silver-oldie
    • By silver-oldie 14th Oct 18, 8:07 AM
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    silver-oldie
    Just waiting to hear from DiL, see if they are visiting today.
    I was hoping to have a chat to clear the air but DS is working so won't be coming.
    Think I need them both as I'm sure I'll be portrayed as having imagined things or my words will be twisted so I become horrible MiL.
    If you walk at night no-one will see you cry.
    • Hard Up Hester
    • By Hard Up Hester 14th Oct 18, 8:30 AM
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    Hard Up Hester
    Dum dum dum dum di dum dum di dum.
    That's the theme from Star Wars in case nobody recognised it, I've been humming it since yesterday.

    Silver oldie, I'm so sorry.

    Witless, oooh you are naughty, but I like you!!!!

    We are back on shore power and I already hate it, I have to keep the curtains closed unless I want to see my neighbour wandering around naked, lol.

    Hey ho it's only until March.
    Chin up, Titus out.
    • FairyPrincessk
    • By FairyPrincessk 14th Oct 18, 8:57 AM
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    FairyPrincessk
    I'm still around, but in the midst of term and the early stages of house hunting.x
    • Doveling
    • By Doveling 14th Oct 18, 9:45 AM
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    Doveling
    I'm still reading along.
    Thanks to everyone for suggestions for liquidising foodstuffs

    My life varies from total chaos - in which case I don't have time to post - to utterly boring and I think no one will be interested

    MTSTM - the other forum isn't a secret!
    The address was posted upthread
    https://thegardenfence.freeforums.net

    I bookmarked it but have not got round to having a look. I think it was meant for if these threads went a bit funny again. Too much good support on here to lose to techy glitches!

    Then again I am nearly equipped for the Dark Side; my Aircast Walker looks just like a Stormtrooper boot
    Not dim .....just living in soft focus
    • 1950sMUM
    • By 1950sMUM 14th Oct 18, 12:09 PM
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    1950sMUM
    Hi all iv been away for a few years but iv missed you ladies is this the same old style thread or is there another one pls ? X
    I'm a mum to 2 boys and 2 step daughters and my beloved dog , I love all things 50s and before, I was born in the wrong year , I'm 34 and a SAHM while my hubby is 50 and a forensic cleaner x
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