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    • Hollyharvey
    • By Hollyharvey 10th Jan 18, 6:05 AM
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    Hollyharvey
    O/S Daily Wednesday 10th January 2018
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    • 10th Jan 18, 6:05 AM
    O/S Daily Wednesday 10th January 2018 10th Jan 18 at 6:05 AM
    O/S Daily Monday 8th January 2018

    This is an “over the garden fence” type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It’s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we’re going to do today or what we’ve achieved already. Everyone’s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn’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’t post large pictures, or clip art – links are preferred. When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don’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.
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    • nannywindow
    • By nannywindow 10th Jan 18, 3:27 PM
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    nannywindow
    Afternoon all
    Just got back from car shopping and must have scoured most of S.E.Wales . Plenty to choose from but Mr Fix It knows too much about the "innards", so only two tickled his fancy. Unfortunately one was green and the other I'd need a ladder to get into . He did buy me a coffee and a sticky bun for going with him though And so the hunt continues...........
    The only other thing I have done today is to put the DW on. We shall make a turkey and ham pie later, I say "we" as Mr Fix It likes to make pastry and I hate it, I don't like putting my hands in it ! So we'll share the job .
    Hope everyone has had a good day, take care all.
    Karcher could you have S.A.D too? I sometimes suffer with it and my DD bought me a " mini Daylight" for Xmas, so that I can sit in front of that if I need to. Mind you the first time I put it on I nearly blinded myself .
    Hug bucket at the ready folks, you know the drill .
    Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, but this time more intelligently
    • Mrs Salad Dodger
    • By Mrs Salad Dodger 10th Jan 18, 3:45 PM
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    Karcher, ‘my get up and go’ seems to waiver between ‘gone’ and ‘think I’ll turn up for a couple of hours’. At the moment it is gone but I think I have glimpsed it trying to return

    MrsSD
    • LameWolf
    • By LameWolf 10th Jan 18, 5:03 PM
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    Mrs SD I suspect your GUAG may have eloped with mine.

    All not lost though; I have managed another module of my online Dog Behaviour Training course.
    LameWolf
    If your dog thinks you're the best, don't seek a second opinion.
    • Floss
    • By Floss 10th Jan 18, 7:40 PM
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    Nelski I'm currently on Lancashire Farms low-fat yogurt with honey & raspberries and a handful of granols chucked on - I too tried the Skyr and found it not for me!!
    • ancientofdays
    • By ancientofdays 10th Jan 18, 7:40 PM
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    Nelski I didn't like that yogurt much either. Nasty taste and odd texture.
    I have decided that I'd quite like to exist on a diet of marmite toast, mince pies, avocados and salad. With the odd side trip into other things but only if I actually want them. Like chocolate, I still have Christmas chocolate.
    I was jumping to conclusions and one of them jumped back
    • redruby
    • By redruby 10th Jan 18, 7:48 PM
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    redruby
    Redruby - Was is one of those big automated machine car washes? Or a hand wash place?
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    Originally posted by SpekySquarehead

    Hi Speky it was one of those big automated ones, my car was brand new in march and I came away from the car wash with a 12 inch scratch on the drivers door and three other smaller ones all down one side, also I got a mouthful of abuse from the two blokes in the car wash and they were pulling faces at me I have contacted the head office who have basically told me I don't have a leg to stand on ! The chap who fixed the scratches today said they were caused by a sharp bit of metal scraping down the side, it cost me £260 today I am still Fighting them, Floss thanks for the advice I will get on to TS xx


    Have good evenings all xx
    • Nelski
    • By Nelski 10th Jan 18, 8:23 PM
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    Nelski I'm currently on Lancashire Farms low-fat yogurt with honey & raspberries and a handful of granols chucked on - I too tried the Skyr and found it not for me!!
    Originally posted by Floss
    Thanks Ill keep an eye open for that. I may stir in a pound of butter ala James Martin and a lot of sugar ....that should make it more palatable but in truth I feel its heading for the bin

    Nelski I didn't like that yogurt much either. Nasty taste and odd texture.
    I have decided that I'd quite like to exist on a diet of marmite toast, mince pies, avocados and salad. With the odd side trip into other things but only if I actually want them. Like chocolate, I still have Christmas chocolate.
    Originally posted by ancientofdays
    Respect AOD thats usually me and its rare I fall for food fads but a saw a lovely picture in one of my mags of the yoghurt granola and blueberry thing so I fell for it.
    • Mrs Salad Dodger
    • By Mrs Salad Dodger 10th Jan 18, 9:05 PM
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    Mrs SD I suspect your GUAG may have eloped with mine.

    All not lost though; I have managed another module of my online Dog Behaviour Training course.
    Originally posted by LameWolf
    LameWolf, well done with the course.

    I eloping GUAG I was correct, my GUAG paid a visit long enough to clean & declutter the bathroom shelf & deep window sill. Several items decluttered to bin or recycling. Unfortunately GUAG departed as quickly as it came! Hopefully it will make an appearance tomorrow so I can sort the bathroom cabinet.

    MrsSD & her “eloping GUAG”
    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 11th Jan 18, 1:14 AM
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    JackieO
    My GUAG has definitely left the building. Joint pain tonight is keeping me awake, so strong possibility of rain on the way My bones are more accurate than the Met Office

    Spoke on the phone to Frank's wife Margaret tonight and she is going through it at the moment .Frank has been deteriorating over the past few days and the nurses have now upped his morphine, and its in his driver thats attached to him ,and she has been told that if he needs more in between the four hour shots she can give him 5m if needed, bless her she is exhausted and only gets catnaps on the sofa by his bed at the moment

    Its an awful situation for an old lady of 81 to be in, she was crying to me on the phone as she says she is trying to keep it altogether in front of the rest of the family poor love, I only wished there was something I could do for her ,but she says just being able to have a quick natter with me when he is asleep helps I don't think it will be much longer and I jsut hope he isn't in pain too much They have been married 62 years and its such a sad thing to happen to such a lovely bloke

    Right I'm going to make a hot water bottle and a cup of cocoa and maybe that will get me off to sleep

    Good Night God bBlees all here


    JackieO xx
    Quot Libros,Quam Breve Tempus. 2018
    Running total for four months food only shopping =£126.24.Freezer stuff slowly going down at last May totals £31.11 June spends so far £18.90, brought a few odds and ends home from my holiday and using those up first.
    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 11th Jan 18, 2:10 AM
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    So sorry Jackie. At least Margaret has supportive family around her and I'm sure they would cope if she gave way to her emotions. Poor love, trying to be strong for everyone else shows an inner strength that you have to admire. How wonderful that she has someone like you there to keep her going.

    Sorry too for the painful joints. You would be an asset to the met office, they could hang you outside their back door like a piece of seaweed to warn them of approaching rain.


    I'll pray for a peaceful passing for Frank, strength and courage for Margaret and a pain-free sleep for you.
    I believe that friends are quiet angels
    Who lift us to our feet when our wings
    Have trouble remembering how to fly.
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