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by Wendyf
20 Jan 2019, 09:02
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9202
Views: 411185

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

It's the previous one that Kev got right Gloria. The question about The railway hut is unanswered as yet!
by Wendyf
18 Jan 2019, 09:44
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9516
Views: 465370

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

I've been glued to the Spine Race since it began last weekend. John did remarkably well didn't he? He finished just after 9am this morning. Jasmin is being interviewed on Woman's Hour this morning.
by Wendyf
17 Jan 2019, 10:36
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WE ARE WHAT WE EAT
Replies: 1289
Views: 102527

Re: WE ARE WHAT WE EAT

A look at who is behind this report.

https://www.efanews.eu/item/6053-the-ea ... aunch.html
by Wendyf
16 Jan 2019, 08:38
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8319
Views: 381257

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

:happybd:
Happy Birthday Sue, hope you have a good day despite your cold!
by Wendyf
15 Jan 2019, 10:39
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9516
Views: 465370

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Great photo, 2 peas in a pod. :smile: Local fell runner John Boothman going well in the Montane Spine Race along the Pennine Way. He has just checked in and out of the Tan Hill Inn looking fresh and full of running! That's the half way point, but he is facing Cross Fell in the dark later on today. Y...
by Wendyf
15 Jan 2019, 08:57
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3564
Views: 176879

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Let's hope it's your stress levels that are causing the high figures Maz and that they will reduce once you can get back to your normal housekeeping routines ...... imagining all that untouched dust upstairs must be sending your metabolism Crazy!! :laugh5:
by Wendyf
15 Jan 2019, 07:52
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3564
Views: 176879

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

I was trying to keep from commenting Kev, pleased that you have. :smile:
Metformin has a very small effect on blood glucose levels Maz. Do your levels stay high all day or is it just early morning?
by Wendyf
14 Jan 2019, 06:58
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 811
Views: 23607

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

We always keep a good stock of toilet rolls!
by Wendyf
13 Jan 2019, 09:08
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 811
Views: 23607

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

It looks as if we are expecting some extremely cold conditions by the end of the month with the possibility of major snowfalls. I'm preparing to be snowed in! We have a full oil tank and a pile of logs so we will be warm. It's always the animals that are a worry, so I'm trying to stock up on food an...
by Wendyf
13 Jan 2019, 07:42
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 811
Views: 23607

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

I couldn't help but think about the runners on the Montane Spine Race last night. They run the full length of the Pennine Way non stop. Last night the leaders came through Lothersdale and over Pinhaw in the wind and rain....
by Wendyf
13 Jan 2019, 07:34
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8319
Views: 381257

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

I can remember when the waiting list for a meal at the Olive Tree was like putting your child's name down for a top public school! I shall be considering woodwork.... I need to make a carriage for the bow chaser. Into the drawing office I think. You are thinking of the Box Tree in Ilkley Stanley, T...
by Wendyf
12 Jan 2019, 09:07
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3564
Views: 176879

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

I'm thinking of you Maz even if I'm not saying much! I have no experience to draw on. 🙂
by Wendyf
12 Jan 2019, 09:04
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 2972
Views: 150131

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Fooled me for a bit Cathy but I think Stanley must be referring to Andy Murray who seems to have pushed his body too hard to stay at the top of his game.
by Wendyf
12 Jan 2019, 08:59
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8319
Views: 381257

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

I'm off to Ilkley to have lunch with a group of people I was at school with. Col's going to take me into Skipton and I will make use of my bus pass to get to Ilkley. We are eating at a Turkish restaurant called The Olive Branch and there are loads of low carb options on the menu! :smile:
by Wendyf
11 Jan 2019, 18:41
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WE ARE WHAT WE EAT
Replies: 1289
Views: 102527

Re: WE ARE WHAT WE EAT

Well said Tiz, appalling reporting taking the opportunity to attack low carb eating. The original article in the Lancet only spoke about fibre. We get plenty fibre from green veg, berries, nuts and seeds and even dark chocolate. I've just watched the BBC news report suggesting getting your 30gms fro...
by Wendyf
11 Jan 2019, 08:49
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9202
Views: 411185

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Olive or cherry stoner.
by Wendyf
11 Jan 2019, 08:08
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3564
Views: 176879

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Good news that you are safely home Maz, take it easy.
by Wendyf
10 Jan 2019, 07:09
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!
Replies: 1791
Views: 141040

Re: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!

Highly unlikely that it was a coincidence, especially as the caller referred to the form on the website!!
by Wendyf
09 Jan 2019, 07:05
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!
Replies: 1791
Views: 141040

Re: BEWARE! THE BANKS ARE OUT TO GET YOU!

Col was looking for annuity rates online yesterday and went on an annuity advice website. Within 2 minutes of entering his name and email address the phone rang and an "advisor" was on the line. He hadn't provided a phone number and nothing had come up automatically on the screen, so that info was h...
by Wendyf
08 Jan 2019, 16:33
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9202
Views: 411185

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

It looks like a well used bowling ball. :laugh5:
by Wendyf
07 Jan 2019, 18:49
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3564
Views: 176879

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Oh dear Maz, that sounds awful. I was wondering where you were. I hope you get sorted as quickly as possible.
by Wendyf
07 Jan 2019, 07:08
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My Harrison Roots
Replies: 30
Views: 9925

Re: My Harrison Roots

Welcome to the site Harrisa, there is a lot of Harrison information on here so it's worth using the search button! Local libraries are good places to start.
by Wendyf
04 Jan 2019, 09:06
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8319
Views: 381257

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

We took advice on pensions a few years ago and because two out of the three have guaranteed annuity rates we were told they couldn't be bettered and to leave them where they were. Good advice! Colin only worked for Ferranti for 3 years but the annual pension will be nearly £4000 a year and the same ...
by Wendyf
03 Jan 2019, 09:25
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8319
Views: 381257

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Today I shall be studying our financial situation. Col reaches 65 at the end of the month and decisions are having to be made about various small pension pots from places he worked at many years ago. Our only income since he gave up work has been my state pension and a small personal pension which h...

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