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by Julie in Norfolk
31 Oct 2019, 21:17
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 9927
Views: 421269

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Today I shall be mainly planning for our weekend sojourn "up North". We are travelling to Blackburn on Saturday, on Sunday we are travelling on a Black 5 from Blackburn through to Sheffield and back, taking in a lot of Lancashire and Yorkshire scenery. We leave out at 09.05 from Blackburn and return...
by Julie in Norfolk
02 Oct 2019, 15:02
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1128
Views: 104605

Re: OBITUARIES

Peter Sissons has died, aged 77. He went to the same school as Jimmy Tarbuck and John Lennon.
by Julie in Norfolk
04 Jul 2019, 06:43
Forum: Reading
Topic: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?
Replies: 1202
Views: 83087

Re: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?

I do read a lot of "chewing gum", and I enjoy the escapism I get from those reads, however my enjoyment of the moment is "Who we are and how we got here" by David Reich. I've not finished it yet, and I don't read for long each day (in bed), however it is really enjoyable. Put together with this Frid...
by Julie in Norfolk
30 Jun 2019, 07:32
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3710
Views: 171633

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Possibly a cheat for this thread, but I thought I would post it anyway. If you have lightly or heavily tea stained cups or mugs, bicarb of soda and a little water mixed to a paste inside the cup will bring them up sparkling. Oh I wish I'd known this before. :surprised:
by Julie in Norfolk
24 Jun 2019, 07:25
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

I have a day off work today to go to the vets. Buster and Honey earlier appointment. Buster allergies and Honey a*al gland (she is shy) Mothers cat late morning. Vaccinations and claw trim. Our 2 elderly cats this afternoon. Late vaccinations and general check up. I know how to have a good day! Debi...
by Julie in Norfolk
07 Apr 2019, 12:45
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2598
Views: 177930

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Mother came up with one that I am familiar with, but had forgotten about. Worret (spelling may vary) fiddling about with some physical thing, worrying it. Not sure if it has been on this forum before, I don't recall it. She was worreting something the other day.
by Julie in Norfolk
07 Apr 2019, 12:38
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

Good luck for tomorrow.
by Julie in Norfolk
27 Mar 2019, 07:30
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1128
Views: 104605

Re: OBITUARIES

Very sad to learn about Moh. My sympathies to her family.

RIP also Roger Charlery aka Ranking Roger from the Beat. We saw him perform last year with his son Ranking jnr. and they were absolutely top dollar.
by Julie in Norfolk
12 Mar 2019, 07:57
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

Hi Stanley, the blur bottom right is Honey the cocker spaniel. Tragically, we lost Sam-u-el the span-u-el around this time last year to liver failure on the day of the Beast from the East. We made the decision for him and let Honey see and sniff him which was again, a good decision. However, it is g...
by Julie in Norfolk
09 Mar 2019, 20:19
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

Thank you. He has since eaten the mouse mat next to me.
by Julie in Norfolk
09 Mar 2019, 19:41
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

Finally, I think I have managed a photo onto the site! The new love of my life who is licking the back of my neck as I type!
by Julie in Norfolk
03 Mar 2019, 22:02
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

Absolutely and unconditionally!
by Julie in Norfolk
03 Mar 2019, 19:10
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 923
Views: 87235

Re: PET'S CORNER

This is an update on Buster, our 1 year old Munsterlander. What a year it has been! He arrived with a slightly gippy tummy for which all the litter had been prescribed antibiotics and because we had travelled 200 miles or more, we took him home. Firstly he has never been ill, but the tummy persisted...
by Julie in Norfolk
03 Mar 2019, 18:45
Forum: Natural World
Topic: Homing Frogs
Replies: 86
Views: 12285

Re: Homing Frogs

Hi Wendy, Buster is doing fine - now. I'll post something in the pets section. :biggrin2:
by Julie in Norfolk
03 Mar 2019, 11:02
Forum: Natural World
Topic: Homing Frogs
Replies: 86
Views: 12285

Re: Homing Frogs

A quick check yesterday revealed a goodly amount of frogspawn but this morning was something wondrous, a bubbling cauldron of croaking. I counted the number of heads accurately and found that there were at least loads, if not shed loads of frogs heads above water - that is until Buster the Munsterla...
by Julie in Norfolk
24 Feb 2019, 09:39
Forum: Natural World
Topic: Homing Frogs
Replies: 86
Views: 12285

Re: Homing Frogs

Friday morning 22 Feb for our first frog on frog sightings, however we have had a lot of tree felling activity next to the pond which may have disturbed their routine. Massive old cherry tree will be sadly missed but had started to drop branches and was rotten at the core.
by Julie in Norfolk
02 Feb 2019, 18:56
Forum: Reading
Topic: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?
Replies: 1202
Views: 83087

Re: READ ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?

The Bleak Midwinter. A John Grey novel by L. C. Tyler. If you haven't read these historical murder mystery novels before, just try one. John Grey is the chief protagonist and has a special air of self importance. Fun reading between heavier tomes.
by Julie in Norfolk
02 Feb 2019, 18:44
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1128
Views: 104605

Re: OBITUARIES

We took newly made friends to see Jeremy Hardy, I guess we should have checked their politics beforehand. Jeremy was funny, as were their faces! Ah well, don't take anything for granted.
by Julie in Norfolk
28 Dec 2018, 07:38
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4305
Views: 200075

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

How did you get Botulism Stanley, purely a professional interest! Actually, I know how you got Botulism, more to the point what did you eat that gave you Botulism and how long ago was that?
by Julie in Norfolk
25 Dec 2018, 21:53
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 22
Views: 716

Re: Merry Christmas

Happy to report that having grumbled about the heating, ignoring it for 20 minutes then trying again, the heating restarted.
by Julie in Norfolk
25 Dec 2018, 08:45
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 22
Views: 716

Re: Merry Christmas

I can say "Merry Christmas everyone", now that I have power again. We woke up to a power cut in the village, now the heating won't restart! :sad:
by Julie in Norfolk
24 Dec 2018, 21:39
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10745
Views: 513290

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

The news is encouraging Stanley. What a Christmas present.
by Julie in Norfolk
24 Dec 2018, 21:38
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10745
Views: 513290

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

The news is encouraging Stanley. What a Christmas present.
by Julie in Norfolk
02 Oct 2018, 07:26
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3450
Views: 179918

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Thanks, I shall use the link tomorrow. Funeral to go to today. Sister-in-law.

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