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Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 18:18

Have had quite an eventful day. Babysat for little grandsons this morning. This afternoon went to the Renault garage with my son, test drove a car similar to the one I want, then ordered a new car. They have offered me a generous amount for my old car. I thought it was 12, but son looked at my registration document and said it's 13. Thank you to Mum, who left me the money a few years ago when she died.

I saw that news about the wedding dress on TV about an hour ago, the young bride looked beautiful in it, such a gorgeous dress.

Tartiflette is well known here, I like it but OH doesn't. Fattening!

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 09:12

Morning all.

Going to babysit for son as DIL has her 6 month echography for 3rd baby due in May. Then lunch with them, then going to look at cars as mine is 12 years old.

Little black ants on your leg Pat!! Aarrggh!

Resurrected Six

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 22:32

Laptop is working now it's late evening, so frustrating.

programmes to watch

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 22:30

I liked GW better when Alan T did it. I like him. Of course Geoff Hamilton was the best though.

Enjoyed Big Dreams Small Spaces tonight. The 2 couples worked very hard to make 2 lovely gardens.

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 13:04

Where I am, in Dordogne, France, we often have temperatures of 34° in summer. We tend to have stone houses with wooden shutters instead of air con. But now, in Feb. it's cold.

Resurrected Six

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 11:47

Hello all.

Laptop is working for everything except this forum, very slow. I think there are too many ads on the forum and they upset laptop. Our signal isn't good at the best of times. I wish the forum was still in the old format, worked so much better.

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 11:41

Well done Possum. Tears of joy

We are going to the Malvern Spring Show in May, after going to our cottage in Norfolk, so booked 2 different ferries, Dunkirk on way there, overnight ferry from Portsmouth on way back. Staying with friends I met via this forum. I'm a member of the RHS so got price reduced tickets.

Then in July we are going to Norfolk but stopping at son's on the way near Auxerre. My latest grandchild to be christened so all the family are going. Will drive from them to ferry at Dunkirk. On the way back we hope to go to Monet's garden that I have never seen. Need to find a B&B or small hotel near Giverny.

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 11:07

Morning all.

Been doing paperwork. Ferry tickets and things. Laptop was working fine until I decided to look at this site then it went on strike. Makes me nervous to come on here.

Was -5° white frost this morning.

Resurrected Six

Posted: 09/02/2017 at 22:26

Interesting to read Hazel's post above, I've hardly been able to access the forum today, thought my lap top was cracking up. I haven't read back yet, took ages to get to the Hello Forkers thread and the previous page there.

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 09/02/2017 at 22:22

Laptop seems to be working now, just managed to read previous page, 11.20pm.

I bought a winter honeysuckle for the scent, but I can hardly smell it. There was something gorgeous in the GC today that smelt sweet and a bit honeyish, but I couldn't trace what it was.

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