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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 13:43

Dove; can I come and join you with the lemon and honey? We have neither in the house! Sore throat is now fully fledged sniffles. Spent some time in the garden and managed to clear the greenhouse up (sort of!) The bulbs will have to wait though. 

Right now the sun is shining through the mucky window right onto the bed so grumpy hound and I are making the most of the only comfortable area to rest in the house.

A quick nap then I really ought think what to do with the pork shoulder I've brought out the freezer for dinner. I'm having a clear out of the freezers to help make moving everything around when the builders come somewhat easier.

However looking at the contents of the freezer this week will be very Pepper Pig heavy!

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 08:11

Morning all!

Chilly start here. His lordship is off out soon for a day with a friend so I'm trying to decide what to do. After puppies drama on Thursday it wont be long walks thats for sure!

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 15:53

Many more first aiders walked out the museum today. Hard work but fun. Now I'm back home and can succumb to this sore throat that's been nagging me all day. Vitamins and hot drinks at the ready!

The local radio was mentioning FROSTS on the high ground TONIGHT! 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 07:44

I'm off to work later Dove; hence the early start. 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 06:21

Holy socks it's October already! How did that happen??

Link to September thread;

Last edited: 01 October 2016 06:22:27

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 18:01

Oh BLESS I am sorry to see your news. At least he will be comfortable now.

Is this kornflake person a troll or just very dull / slow? My spam caller guard is up on the back of my neck. Maybe I am just unusually on guard and generally untrustworthy.

Have a wonderful evening everyone. I'm tempted to pop on my onsie and catch up on all the GWRS programmes I've missed.

Enough is enough

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 17:56

Oh Christ not another boring



HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 08:01

Morning all. Nipped online to check my emails for work in case we're on day five of no internet there. Surprisingly quiet inbox this morning!

As for the muppets that think they can try and interrupt my day... I've started answering my phone when an unknown numbers comes up with as "EMERGENCY SERVICES *whisper* museum your details are being recorded how may I assist?" 96% hang up there and then. Any that want to talk about accidents are informed: "love I deal with hundreds of accidents* a day: you're going to be more specific"

(This is of course entirely true: how many of those school children visiting the museum are "accidents"?  )

Car insurance: "what is your cover like for fire engines?"

For anyone else I usually inform them that I have their details and they are being transferred to the Police Call Centre. The line has never yet not gone clear!

If it is someone I know than I just laugh and tell them I'm in work mode (not that most people I know call me: it seems text is the preferred method of communication).

What always amazes me though is despite people who you think are quite clever, who read all about these scams in their newspapers, who are warned repeatedly by family not to respond to the "you have won" letters or answer questions on the telephone... still fall for it. SEVERAL TIMES. His lordships grandparents are prime examples. I like to think of it as too trusting. But really its scary.

Almost the weekend for all the work a week folks! I'm alas at work again on Saturday with some St John Ambulance youth groups which'll be fun! Then its all hell break to get the house ready for the builders.

If you don't hear from me next week: assume the building work is going badly wrong.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 15:40

Keep safe Obelix!

Careful with all this house werk Dove; I don't want other people getting ideas else I'll be expected to get involved...

... only I have plaster dust on the windowsill yet no plaster on the walls!

Good news however: the builder is starting next week. I'm not going to say the date because he seemed a little bit erm and urm with the actual starting date so I'm mentally allowing a two day spot of flexibility. This is for the construction side of the project. Then we have the electrics, the plastering, and the decorating.

Still... shall we narrow it down to THIS side of Christmas?

Oh the plumbing don't forget the plumbing.

Home again early. Because once again we don't have internet at work which is rather a problem when you NEED to do half a dozen emails!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 06:37

Morning all!

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