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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 27/11/2016 at 19:41

Ooooo such a lot has been going on


Cosmos looks a real cutie.  Great view from the pier, and wonderful French marketplace.  Hope DD's outing went well, and glad that the fresh air/ hacking did Pdoc some good.  Great to hear from Liri and her paintbrush


Spent the day helping OH point the new paving slabs, then off for a walk, kicking autumn leaves as we went.  Then a couple of hours driving with littlest Chicklet ....test coming up this week.  Obviously want her to pass, but not looking forward to the worrying starting all over again.  Best thing about Chicklet being away at Uni is I don't have to worry about her on the roads

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 17:00

I didn't hear it Dove - might tryand find it on catchup tomorrow

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 15:09

Treated myself to the new Aled Jones Christmas album yesterday ....love the Snowman, and love Christmas records ......in December, you understand.  Gave it a twirl in the car just now - the last track is a duet with Terry Wogan......took me by surprise, and ended up driving with tears in my eyes

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 11:58

I had to have a furtle amongst the fallen leaves Dove . Is that cheating ??

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 11:37

Just had a BIG sleep to make up for my party animal behaviour mid week 


Out for dinner tonight, and its my job to bring nibbles - so heading out for the ingredients for sticky sausages and breaded mushrooms 


Just been for a stroll round the garden in my (not purple) dressing gown and ........I CAN SEE SNOWDROPS 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 07:02

Morning Dove, Morning Joyce ......no frost here at 1.30 am, so assuming we are in the clear

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 06:50

Morning


Good night last night, but very late by the time I had caught the train home.  Looking forward to a lazy weekend with lots of sleep πŸ’€πŸ’€πŸ’€


Happy Friday folks 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 17:26

Oh Fidget - what a worry.  Hope he is ok (now and tomorrow).  So scary how life turns on these split second events.  ((Hugs)) for you both.


Not the same do Frit - mine is for legal beagles.....I'm an imposter, as not a lawyer myself 😳.  Obxx - my occitane hand scrub is very much like sugar and olive oil, just much more pricey ....might consider the alternative recipe when this pot runs out. Painted my nails sparkly pink - courtesy of littlest Chicklet ....covers a multitude of sinsπŸ’…πŸ»πŸ’…πŸ»πŸ’…πŸ»


On a train at the moment .....

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:19

Morning 


Working from home today as I have a posh awards dinner to go to in London this evening, and the logistics get complicated.  Time to dig out the little black dress and sparkly heels, and attempt to disguise my gardeners hands and nails.  Hopefully noone will guess that my free time outfit of choice is wellies and dungarees

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 23/11/2016 at 20:03

Happy Birthday Obx - sounds like a lovely day (apart from the kitchen planning bit).  Always great to discover new haunts.


Hope you keep the snivels at bay Clari


Just booked my Chelsea tickets - taken the plunge and gone for an all day ticket this time......can't wait.


Just been reading about an epidemic of asthma attacks in Melbourne, that they think were triggered by a thunderstorm - terrifying

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