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So.....Re-booted Three

Posted: 17/12/2016 at 08:23

Joyce; I'll do your ironing if you do my Christmas decorations!!

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 22:53

I've just spent four hours hacking up frozen meat to prepare the dogs meals for the next month. Come up stairs tired and aching from standing up so long (bad back doesn't like standing still) to find someone snuck a piece of very bloody liver upstairs and forced the bedroom door open.

What a nice present to find on my bed. He must think I need more iron. Bed stripped, duvet soaking, I've dragged out the sleeping bags for tonight. 

Does he at least look a little bit guilty??

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 17:22

Oh Wonky! Please please rest up good and proper! I had flu last year; being the idiot I am I went to work far too soon and it well and truly knackered me up for a month or more. I caught every germ going.

Lots of warm drinks, whatever the hell you want to eat, and don't feel embarrassed if you don't have the energy to shower every day. We won't notice the smell I promise (I'll fed Reggie some tripe that'll distract everyone).

Jobs You Think Are Going to be Easy.

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 09:11

We have wooden tongs by the toaster purely for the removal of burnt offerings. You need them when you buy gluten free breads (I am too lazy to always make my own) as it's so small.

Kalettes ????

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 09:09

I'd never heard of these before!

Grass Paving

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 09:08

It is me or are the spanners not even putting the effort in anymore?

So.....Re-booted Three

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 09:06

Banana toffee? That sounds horrible!! 

Now you've all got me craving sweet treats. I used to make my own fudge; the house always smelt so nice but after making it I'd not want to eat it so my poor friends teeth would have to suffer the glut of sweet things.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 16/12/2016 at 09:01

Hosta; when I started building race car engines I was forced to hand back my ladies card! 

Is it just me or are we getting a lot more adverts for chemicals and treatments for delicate lady bits at the moment? They're even alongside programmes that are typically male focused (Wheeler Dealers, Top Gear reruns) which implies either

a) I'm not alone as a lass in really enjoying male typical fast cars

b) there are a lot of girlfriends who are going to be getting puzzled looks from their boyfriends when presents are opened and she doesn't squeal with the delightful prospect of non itchy bits 

Day off today! But unlike yesterday's day off I don't intend on going anywhere near any fire engines. His lordship is going straight to his friends after work so I have the entire day / night to myself again. The hound and I are going to head off to the Peaks shortly for a long stroll before I pick up 30 kg of raw meat to prepare dog meals this evening. I always say that this dog eats better than a lot of children but it's true! He does however have to have his vegetables smuggled in still.

Oh... and I need to make some more mince pies as the last lot disappeared rather too quickly! 

Keep safe and warm everyone.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 15/12/2016 at 21:12

Evening all!

Yes I'm very much okay; I wasn't in the fire engine at the time! There was much more in my tale but for some reason it didn't post??

Let's try again...

I was on towing duty today as we were moving some vehicles that are indeed of serious tlc. Now to tow a vehicle you really need one person per steering wheel. I had one Clarington per two steering wheels (I'm just that good!) As all the men naffed off.

It was my job to drag the vehicles round ready for the low loader. One of the older engines broke free and rolled in to another. So I had to call the boss to say that I'd crashed a fire engine... into another fire engine.

And I wasn't in either at the time! 

Fear not however; no damage done!

Last edited: 15 December 2016 21:13:25

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 15/12/2016 at 10:32

I've just crashed a fire engine.

Now sat waiting for my boss to show up.

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