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by Sue
27 Jul 2018, 05:47
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Sue, I was designing a stout post at each end of the row with a guy wire to take the pull and a piece of thin wire rope or thick fencing wire between for the anchor point for the strings. At the end of the season cut the strings and burn the lot. I used to use baler twine and just twist it round th...
by Sue
26 Jul 2018, 10:30
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Ah but i need something to suspend them to but you have give me an idea
by Sue
26 Jul 2018, 06:11
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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The technician to remove the hornets nest comes this morning at 10.30, we have a new fuel oil delivery this morning too. I shall do a little more garden tidying. Even half an hour is making a tremendous difference. Then I think it is indoor activities for most of the day. I have some sewing with me ...
by Sue
25 Jul 2018, 06:17
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Arrived yesterday afternoon. Everything is ok, not too overgrown but rather untidy. The house is full of spiders webs, who would have thought it after only 3 weeks so there shall have to be some cleaning and sweeping after shopping. The veggies look a bit sick so we gave them a good watering last ni...
by Sue
24 Jul 2018, 05:56
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Stanley wrote:
24 Jul 2018, 05:41
Don't try to do everything as soon as you get there Sue!
I won’t be able to, forecast is 31-33 for the next few days. We shall have to shop as well. We have a freezer full of fruit and veg but no meat!
by Sue
24 Jul 2018, 05:37
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Well what a lovely meal we had last night. It transpires that our host is a trained chef who used to work on the cruise ships. He has alsp worked in hotels. The meal was one of the best we have eaten in France. Matthew, set up his business in France because his parents retired here. He has converted...
by Sue
23 Jul 2018, 16:58
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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I sympathise with Bob. At one time when I was driving all the time I was a bad car passenger, especially if I tried to read. It doesn't seem to bother me now thank God. Give him my best please. Will do Stanley. We reached our destination on nearly all very good quality peage or similar. No sickness...
by Sue
23 Jul 2018, 05:50
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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[quote=Stanley post_id=120172 time=1532316950 user_id=68 The lack of energy is a consequence of the new pills to lower BP and protect my kidneys I think..... I might have to live with it! Old age isn't for cissies. [/quote] Highly probable Stanley. Yesterdays trip out was good but those hairpin bend...
by Sue
22 Jul 2018, 06:54
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Sue, are you taking it in easy stages? Of course Stanley, do I ever do anything else :laugh5: We have been told by our hosts of a spot with magnificent views to Mont Blanc and Switzerland, plus a good restaurant for lunch. Tomorrow we start our two day trek across country through some lovely parts ...
by Sue
21 Jul 2018, 16:57
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Reasonable day today, dry and not too hot. We went walking looking for a waterfall . After a few backtracks and a few signs that said 100 m we eventually found it. We then had to walk 2 km back up a stony track to the village. I only had trainers on...not the nicest soles for such a surface. We did ...
by Sue
20 Jul 2018, 14:15
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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When I was in the sixth form at school, indeed was head girl, the extension to the school was finished after 6 years. The school was decorated throughout and there was a grand opening. All very swish, the mayor and everything. I presented flowers, big meal the lot. It was around that time I rushed o...
by Sue
19 Jul 2018, 16:21
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Oh dear...I totally understand getting lost in a moment. Nothing to do with age -we all get absorbed at times. Best to set a timer that will ding to remind you though....your poor old bench top. That will annoy you forever! I would be popping a bread board over that... Agreed Maz. Thanks Stanley, j...
by Sue
18 Jul 2018, 06:37
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jeremy Ford art workshop till 3 then drive to Coventry to drop Eves top off and on towards London to stay overnight. We catch the tunnel train early tomorrow afternoon.
by Sue
17 Jul 2018, 06:43
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Pilates and the hospice shop today. Packing done, just need to wash the last few clothes tonight to leave everything clean and tidy. Channel tunnel here we come
by Sue
17 Jul 2018, 06:40
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Sewed all morning on the machine. Thoroughly enjoyed myself and totally lost track of time. Big clean up job afterward but I always come back to earth with a thump when I realise I have been in my own creative world and have threads, fabric, pins, scissors and equipment spread over several rooms. I...
by Sue
15 Jul 2018, 10:54
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Thanks Ian, I don’t know how it got switched on but I wasn’t at all with it yesterday
by Sue
15 Jul 2018, 07:04
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Puzzling over my crosshead in the shed...... Sue, why does the last post have a heart and a red highlight? Nothing on mine. What post icon. Must have been an accident. I got little done testerday struggled to do the washing and the small amount of ironing. I was not well when I woke and spent most ...
by Sue
14 Jul 2018, 07:00
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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No plans for today really. Eves top is finished, I shall wash the bedding and start sorting our packing for our extended break in France. We may see Claire and family later
by Sue
13 Jul 2018, 06:52
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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After a bit of heavy rain yesterday morning, today is cloudy and wet. The last vestiges of my roses are now over. If the drought didn’t finish them the rain has. However I have dead headed metculously so with a bit of feed I hope to get a second display. My sunflowers are now over 4 feet tall and fl...
by Sue
11 Jul 2018, 06:54
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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I hate side-walk superintendents Maz. It implies they know more than you do. If that's the case, why aren't they doing it? I was always toId I did too much and didn’t let others take part enough. Trouble is they were always too slow getting their act together and I could have done it and moved on t...
by Sue
10 Jul 2018, 22:03
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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dealing with a load of strawberries that I picked yesterday. My crop of strawbs has been incredible this year!




Mine has been dreadful, never had such a bad crop Wendy
by Sue
10 Jul 2018, 06:52
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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A strange day for me yesterday. I was all set to make Eves second top but the fabric hadn’t arrived. I had a swim early but was home again by 9.45 a m. I then prepared my art paper for an evening class which I discovered was cancelled just before I was due to set out at 6.00 pm. I pottered with a to...
by Sue
08 Jul 2018, 19:04
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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By the way we have found the leak in the water butt. Bob will repair it tomorrow
by Sue
08 Jul 2018, 19:02
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Just not bothered by the cold. It's the heat that sends me into the foetal position! I moved here to get away from the cold, I hate it! We only have a short winter lasting about 2 months where we get cool weather, not freezing but feels much colder because of the high humidity. Like you, we have fa...
by Sue
08 Jul 2018, 07:12
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Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
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Lovely day out in the countryside at Sabden and then to Clitheroe where we had lunch. Today is not yet planned. Bob will be at the park with the model railway. I may deadhead some plants and tidy the front garden whilst it is in the shade. Otherwise its a chill out day.

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