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    • Hollyharvey
    • By Hollyharvey 15th May 18, 5:24 AM
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    Hollyharvey
    Old Style Daily Tuesday 15th May 2018
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    • 15th May 18, 5:24 AM
    Old Style Daily Tuesday 15th May 2018 15th May 18 at 5:24 AM
    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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    • Hard Up Hester
    • By Hard Up Hester 15th May 18, 12:28 PM
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    Hard Up Hester
    Afternoon all
    Thanks for the thread Holly, hugs to the TAs and Dumpling.
    I've been looking after Dgd this morning from 7:30, we went shopping to by socks for all the dgd's, and bought a Troll dress that was reduced.
    Then we went to the park, back home for lunch and now she's gone to nursery and the dog is sitting on my knee.
    I'm needed again at 3 o'clock so I'll stay here until then and go home around
    5ish, then back to collect CHS at 9:30 tonight.
    The new batteries should last 5 to 10 years when we get them and the provide all the power for the boat.

    Have a good day everyone.
    Hugs Hester
    Chin up, Titus out.
    • Gers
    • By Gers 15th May 18, 4:30 PM
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    Gers
    Afternoon.

    Work done, some more planning done, a little gardening (until the rain came) and my fence stobs arrived. So, a productive and satisfying day so far.

    My p key is still not working but I'm doing a copy and paste from a Word document meanwhile. I'll have to take the laptop down to Glasgow for sorting, probably mean a new keyboard!

    Work stress is increasing as college heads towards the end of the academic year. There'll be a whole load of assessments to do and then there's the internal verification process to do for other courses, followed by an external verification visit. Not going to be a happy month until it's behind me.

    My cleaner fell down the bottom two of my stairs yesterday as she was carrying stuff. Turns out she brought her own new vacuum to test out - I have a perfectly good AirRam one upstairs - and now has a very brightly coloured ankle. Looks painful.

    Think it's time for a cuppa and a wee stretch on the sofa. Hugs to all those having a tough time.
    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 15th May 18, 5:02 PM
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    JackieO
    Afternoon chums and well done Holly for being kind and getting your neighbour out to get a breath of sea air ,just the thing to perk you up.

    Dumpling i used to knit some of the Jean Greenhowe things there is a lovely pattern for four little mice dressed in an outfit for the four different season of the year, they came out so well I ended up making loads of them I also did umpteen dressed 'brownie' dolls after a relatives daughter took hers to Brownies one evening, and all the little girls wanted one for themselves

    Mrs TA neer worry about having a rant or unloading your worries ,we are all pals on here and are willing to share your load if it helps

    camelot hope you cold clears up soon its miserable when the weather is so nice.

    I took all of my nets down and they are all clean and blowing on the line at the moment Golly they were dreadful, and really needed the wash to get rid of the winter grime. Eldest Dd is popping in tomorrow to put them back up for me I have 8'6" high ceilings as its an old house so wobbling around on a chair isn't a great idea at my age

    DGS Danny face timed my at lunchtime from NYC and he is a happy bunny as he is taking his Mrs to Las Vegas next week for a five day holiday for her birthday. Lovely to natter to him and he is looking very well, married life agrees with him I think

    Right time to prep the veg for DD then I am off home as I am off out tonight to quiz night at the pub

    Have a good evening chums xx
    Quot Libros,Quam Breve Tempus. 2018:Food Budget only Total spend up to end of November since Jan £349.83 December new month spends so far £11.48
    • csarina2
    • By csarina2 15th May 18, 6:51 PM
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    csarina2
    We have arrived in Cornwall after a fraught journey, OH seems unable to resist back street driving. I threatened at one point to drive straight back to Melton!!

    We are in the piggery, no comments please. Have just had our supper
    In the breakfast room.

    No idea what we are doing tomorrow, may go over to Seaton and watch the sea for a while. I think we will be going to Heligan on Thursday.
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    We have arrived in Cornwall after a fraught journey, OH seems unable to resist back street driving. I threatened at one point to drive straight back to Melton!!

    We are in the piggery, no comments please. Have just had our supper
    In the breakfast room.

    No idea what we are doing tomorrow, may go over to Seaton and watch the sea for a while. I think we will be going to Heligan on Thursday.
    Originally posted by csarina2
    Glad you've arrived safely.
    • Mrs Salad Dodger
    • By Mrs Salad Dodger 15th May 18, 8:03 PM
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    Mrs Salad Dodger
    Thanks for starting us off Holly What a kind person you are & I hope you both enjoyed your trip to the seaside.

    TA, so sorry about MrTA - I hope solutions are forthcomingtoday & I am sending you good wishes & hugs.

    (((Hugs))) also to all of you having a tough time for whatever reason.

    The left hand side of my face now looks like I have gone the full fifteen rounds with Henry Cooper The gum/ear infection has come back with a vengeance & this time I cannot get food into my mouth - although some might say that is a good thing I do need to lose a few make that lots of lbs & the infection is so far up my face that its starting to close my eye + it hurts & the Ibuprofen doesn’t seem to be touching the pain Trying to get an appointment with the doctor to get antibiotics & pain relief I made a lovely bolognese with extra mushrooms & shells pasta & couldn’t enjoy it but everyone else did apparently it was delicious

    DB turned up at 12:30 even though not expected until teatime Was keen to get on so he had a cup of tea, loaded the van with bags/boxes etc of rubbish to add to the rubbish he brought from Germany (rubbish disposal is very expensive there ) & he & my DH went to the Tip I think that was the 14th/15th Tip trip

    The 10m by 3.5 m room where all the ‘stuff’ for the cs collection had been stored (covered practically ALL the floor space) is now empty They turned up on time & filled their van in double quick time - 23 mins

    Of the four big pieces of furniture - one is coming to England to be sold, two are going to new friends for storage & use & the last one is a gift to the new owners - 2.2m high, three glass doors, dark wood bookcase (commissioned by DF at least 20 years ago) - no one would buy it probably as it is so large

    DB & DH are probably leaving in the van Friday a.m., unloading at our house once they get past the six weeks of post piled up behind the front door , building DSis’s bed then DB is going back to Germany & DH is getting a flight back on Monday - the last seat @ 5 times the usual cost - as he needs to pick up his bike & lead DSis & I to the promised land - oh OK, our house

    Obviously the first thing I am doing is booking an emergency dental appointment & having the tooth yanked

    Anyway, I have wittered on long enough.

    MrsSD
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