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Posted: Yesterday at 08:15

Morning all.  Hope the meeting goes well Dove.

The pond (which we put in last January) is FULL of frogs! There was a bucket full of spawn but some has sunk deeper into the pond I think so not visible now. Even though the pond isn't finished as far as we're concerned its cool to see wildlife enjoying it!


Posted: 29/03/2015 at 08:39

Morning all! 


Posted: 28/03/2015 at 22:11

Any one for a cup of tea?

I'm trying to explore the world of sensory toys and gadets. The museum gets so many visitors young and old with various quirks and I can fully understand such a loud big place with ugly mug mannequins could be quite scary. It would be nice to be able to have my classroom as a very calming area visitors (both from schools and not) could retreat too if some chill out time might be wanted. Better lighting and calming distractions like bubble tubes are hardly pushing the boat out!

Of course money is as ever non existent which might be a problem! Perhaps I ought be googling how to rob a bank.



Posted: 28/03/2015 at 21:19

Hostafan you're not alone.

Is it just me or now we've got hundreds of channels the quality of the programmes are worse? Yes admittedly I'm 29 and its possible that when we could only get four channels all I was interested in was Thomas the Tank Engine but still...

Runnybeak - that sounds an awfully sensible suggestion!



Posted: 28/03/2015 at 18:57

Home alone tonight it seems. Partner is off out with friends til late and Reggie has taken himself to sit on the landing about as far away from me as he can get. Charming.

Is it too early to think about putting on my (oh so stylish) jim jams and climbing in to bed? (I know: for a 29 year old I am so rock and roll).


Posted: 28/03/2015 at 08:11

Lesley thankfully I have been paid: just waiting for the cheque to clear. Hopefully by Monday as his lordship has the day off too so can be brought in for MANual handling as we're going shopping for bits for the caravan so can surely divert to the garden centre.

Working all weekend: fortunately the ghost hunt cancelled so at least today isn't a 10:00 - 03:00.

My view right now:

 I'm sure we agreed he wasn't allowed upstairs. 

Gardens for Dogs

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 08:04

Juls what size are we looking at covering? (After all if it's a tennis court you won't want us offering very expensive options!)

Tulip trouble

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 15:05

Oh. I have some doing that I just thought they were short arse varieties! What were they like last year?


Posted: 27/03/2015 at 15:04

Afternoon all. 

Who mentioned donuts? Oh I miss them so much!! I have the deep fat fryer thingy at home I just haven't had the confidence yet to try making some. Truth be told I'm only just mastering bread and yorkshire puddings are a no no so my confidence is truly bashed as all things baking when I could have gluten rose so beautifully.

First day of fundraising to get our "mobile museum" road legal. We (I) need to raise £2,000 which even then wont cover everything. Today we raised: £4.50. Some way to go then!! If you know anyone in Sheffield with a spare £5 in their pocket up to no good do send them this way

Just waiting for a few documents to print and then I'm homeward bound. Alas working all weekend but I'm hoping on Monday to buy a new pot to replace the one that was once containing my bay tree by the front door (now smashed to bits in the high wind while bay tree hides in an old compost bag!)


Posted: 26/03/2015 at 07:52

Rain snow slush. Cold!

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