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by Sue
03 May 2018, 16:32
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Hope all went well Stanley. We are sat at the port in StMalo, its a beautiful evening, crystal blue sky. Should be a calm crossing
by Sue
02 May 2018, 22:44
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Hmm I seem to have put today in Medical matters sorry. Just got back from friends, its 12.42 a.m here, and I am not really sleepy. Tbe sky is full of stars and a large orange moon. No light pollution here, it looks a beautiful evening after a day of rain.
by Sue
02 May 2018, 05:57
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
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A bit of shopping and post departure clean today. My decorating was finished yesterday and I am pleased with the results. We are out at friends for a meal this evening
by Sue
01 May 2018, 06:01
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
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Views: 150983

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I had an asthma review last September which was nothing to do with my trip to the asthma clinic. It was to review the medication, ie change it for something else. I can’t say I have noticed any difference.
by Sue
01 May 2018, 05:56
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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It rained all day Sunday , Stanley, and was cool and damp yesterday morning. The sun came out in the afternoon and my plants all looked very happy indeed! In the afternoon the gardener who cuts the hedges came and did the annual trim. Last year I persuaded Bob he can’t do everything! Today has a sun...
by Sue
30 Apr 2018, 06:39
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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I shall paint the upstairs loo today, after a visit to the DIY store for stuff for Bob and the market to get onion sets for planting. Thanks for reminding me Wendy. Yesterday was a quiet day for me. I ironed in tbe morning and spent all afternoon painting and drawing, practising a picture for my art...
by Sue
29 Apr 2018, 06:25
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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I certainly won’t be planting anything in Rochdale. Here the average day temperature is about 15 and the nights 6, ( thats like mid summer in Rochdale ) it rains at least 2 days out of 7 , perfect conditions . But hey, I have no choice we are back home at the end of the week and not back till the en...
by Sue
28 Apr 2018, 12:05
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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We went to the market today where vegetable plants were selling like hot cakes! This is the week when everyone gets planting, it coincides with May Day Holiday which is actually taken on the day. We bought plants for tomatoes, peppers , aubergines, cabbages, cucumber and courgettes, plus two sage pl...
by Sue
27 Apr 2018, 11:41
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Oh dear Wendy, you are taking time to re cover. Hope you are right again soon or those weeds may win!
by Sue
27 Apr 2018, 07:13
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Yes it has certainly survived, new shoots are appearing everywhere. A successful but very tiring days gardening yesterday. Our 2 vegetable plots are about 5m x 8m and 5 x 15 m . I took the winter covering off each , and weeded them. They were mainly weed free but in some places there were strong dee...
by Sue
26 Apr 2018, 15:56
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Its only half the size it was but it does not seem to have suffered from its almighty prune on the right hand side.
by Sue
26 Apr 2018, 11:46
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Looking good. We chopped it back last year so we could have some pointing done round the kitchen window and door
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by Sue
26 Apr 2018, 06:47
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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So no relaxing in the deck chair on a mild day First we need to find a lawn to put one on Stanley! No at this time of year we come to do garden jobs, relaxation comes in the summe visits . Today i hope to get the veggie plots ready for planting. We brought courgettes, butternut squash and pumpkin p...
by Sue
25 Apr 2018, 06:08
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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It was a really special experience Sue. It took me a while to track her down...'she didn't have an obvious presence on Facebook so I used my family history search experience to locate a marriage and then children for her. I found a possible son working for a company in Leeds and wrote to him explai...
by Sue
24 Apr 2018, 18:24
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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I like that Wendy. A few years ago I met up with an old school friend. We were visiting Kew and she lived in Richmond. I hadn’t seen her since the day I told her I was expecting Julia which was about 39 years previously. She looked just the same but much thinner, too thin....we started chatting and ...
by Sue
24 Apr 2018, 10:11
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Views: 339647

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Arrived safely after a calm crossing except mid channel in the middle of the night. All is well apart from tbe rampant grass and weeds. Nice sunny day.
by Sue
23 Apr 2018, 06:48
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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What a lovely show, it was a very enjoyable afternoon. My goodness those dancers have energy. We are off to Portsmouth today, the crossing should be calm. I had a facebook message yesterday from one of our ex french neighbours. They were our first neighbours there, very inclusive and great fun. They...
by Sue
22 Apr 2018, 06:52
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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A little packing this morning ready for our french trip. This afternoon we are going to see Erin in a show put on by her dance school. Its at Middleton Civic hall and is quite a professional production. I think Erin features in three routines. Despite the weather forecast we had no rain or thunderst...
by Sue
21 Apr 2018, 06:47
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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You should have seen the shorts Stanley, I think they were made for someone 6 feet tall, they were below the knee, they are now just above my knee, walking shorts I think they are called.
by Sue
20 Apr 2018, 20:17
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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I can wake any time after 6.15 a.m, but Bob wakes at 7.15 every morning precisely, promptly gets up to make a cup of tea. I don’t get up when I wake as I don’t like to disturb him. We drink the tea have a chat, look at the news etc online, then Bob showers whilst I make the bed, put the washer on et...
by Sue
20 Apr 2018, 06:59
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Ps Stanley, as for your sleep I am not surprised , you are up with sun or earlier most mornings. I must admit if we go anywhere in the car in the afternoon and Bob is driving I promptly fall asleep for anything up to an hour and we don’t get up till about 8.30, having spent a leisurely hour awake wi...
by Sue
20 Apr 2018, 06:55
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Yes it is Stanley Todmorden U3A has reached 524 members as of yesterday, its the tenth anniversary this year and I think we joined in the second year. Quite a few of my activities are at the U3A, writing, craft, french, one of my art classes, wine tasting and lunch club. Its a great society to belon...
by Sue
19 Apr 2018, 07:06
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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PS we don’t sit down in this house except at meal times or cup of tea time ( and the latter for as long as it takes to drink) . We do collapse in the evening and are great Tv and iPad lovers. Its a good job we are both hyperactive. Of course that is after I get back from art,pilates, yoga, and Bob f...
by Sue
19 Apr 2018, 07:00
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Actually Stanley in France I do have a robot, one of those robot floor sweepers, great fun and ideal for constantly dusty floors. She is not called Bob but is called Gertie...Dirty Gertie. A nice litlle rhyme. We tried to explain the name to our french friends but didn’t get vey far! :laugh5: Gertie...
by Sue
19 Apr 2018, 06:57
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Maz, in general Bob and I clean between us, although we also have a cleaner once a week who does the rooms we use most of the time. It was a luxury we decided to have a few years ago after I slipped a disc and could hardly walk for 9 months and at the same time Bob had a hernia operation and was tol...

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