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Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 07/12/2017 at 06:52

Morning LilyP, Morning all 


We’re back .  Holiday of a lfetime ......so many amazing things seen, and so much fun.  We have promised ourselves a return trip very soon πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί


......and now, its back to work .  Haven’t even peeked at my work stuff whilst I have been away , so its all going to be a glorious surprise.


Need to start thinkng about Christmas too.  Off to collect littlest Chicklet from Birmingham this weekend, and planning a spin around their Christmas market to kick start my feelings of festivity.


Hope peeps stay safe in the snow.


My final postcard ....this beach is Chicklet’s favourite - a bus ride away from her flat.  How she ever gets any work done is a mystery   We spent Tuesday sunning ourselves here (as you can see, it was tricky finding a quiet spot ) ......seems strange as I dig out my gloves 🧀  and scarf 🧣 


Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 05/12/2017 at 10:15

Posts crossed- sorry to hear you’re having a tough time Lyn - making the most of every moment is a very good motto

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 05/12/2017 at 10:10

Chicky hasn’t started her marathon journey yet - but she is at the airport.  Feeling very sad to be leaving - we’ve had such a brilliant time.


But thought I’d finish with festive greetings Aussie style




A Christmas tree of petunias 

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 13:19

Won’t win the match Liri, but they played well whilst we were cheering them on - an unexpectedly successful Woakes/ Overton partnership and then four early Aussie Wickets 

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 02:19

A couple more days LilyP - was waitlng in Melbourne airport for a flight to Adelaide.  We are here now and are heading to the Oval for some Ashes excitement (hoping that our arrival galvanises the boys).  Then a full day here tomorrow and hop on a plane home late evening.  Loved Melbourne (we’ve loved everywhere ) - the State Library, the possums, the fairy penguins out on St Kilda pier, the laneways, the bustle of the place and the trams.  All just wonderful


Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 03/12/2017 at 23:04

Wonderful photos Liri - love the ones that show how the same view changes with the light and the weather


Just caught up on ths thread for the first time for ages (stuck in an airport, with a delayed plane ).  Love the Bay of Gardens photos Fidget .....maybe a stopover next time we head downunder.  And Great atmospheric views from Scroggin, Joyce and Fairy.  Don’t think I’d be getting that close to those deer though 


Thanks for taking the time to share.  Maybe when we’re home (and I’m getting withdrawal symptoms) I’ll put on a selection of my Aussie highlights πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί

Last edited: 03 December 2017 23:10:00

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 03/12/2017 at 06:27

Its our last day in Melbourne Pat - just heading out to St Kilda for sunset πŸŒ….  Off to Adelaide (and the Ashes ) tomorrow ....and then its time to go home .  Have had the most amazing time 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 03/12/2017 at 04:51

Its taken its time following me Pat ......but I knew I’d bring rain wth me  β˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈ

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 01/12/2017 at 22:19


Here’s the thingies specially for you Fairy.  Didn’t realise one was a boy til I resized them for you 

Hello Forkers in December

Posted: 01/12/2017 at 22:11

Welcome back Liri, and many congrats on your new grandson .  Will you get to visit soon?  Hope OH is soon on the road to recovery = sounds nasty 


The thingies are fairies, Fairy.  They are new additions to the emoji library - didn’t realise not everybody can see them 


Aunty Rach - R4 don’t get editing rights to the music choices on DiD - you get some very un-R4 stuff on there 


Great news for Possum = are both the options in Belgium? Sorry the last few weeks have been stressful for all.


Expecting more rain here Pat - plus the temps have dropped from 36 to 16 .  Think we are being gradually acclimatised for coming home 

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