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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 20:17
WonkyWomble says:

Fairy, Joyce and Plantpauper, I'm up for a weather swap if you are! The logfire is ready to go and Dove has been knitting jumpers fueled by caffeine... Dove, not the jumpers! 

Good luck Clari, think Hubby would have to live elsewhere and there would have to be some kind of hazard tape installed if I ever gave up my morning very strong coffeessssss (s signifys the amount )

Let alone my evening pints of Darjeeling tea! Good luck Reggie and OH also! 

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 I am an engineer by heart and we all know that they pretty much exist on tea alone! I think I've had 8 cups today so far (usually would have at least 2 more). 

As for his lordship; I think my work colleagues will suffer the most! His lordship has just gotten out of making tea in bed for a while and tends to retreat to the manshed as required.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 20:14
plant pauper says:

FG same here. A whopping 15° with stair rods.

Clari is there a back door we none Facebookers can use? I tried to donate and it's trying to make me open an account. It can try!!!!

The RNLI is my family's chosen charity so we give anyway but I'd like to support you personally if poss. No tea or coffee for more than 10 mins deserves at least a pat on the back.

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Thank you so much for offering I will have a look. You shouldn't need to have a Facebook to use the website Just Giving.

I think I need to drag the laptop out! Back soon!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 19:00

Rasin you'll settle in fine here but be warned once you start offering cake you have to keep it up!! :D

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 18:57
LesleyK says:

Clari, brilliant idea.  Who wants to run a marathon when it's such an effort to drink water for a month. Couldn't do it 'cos I think I'm addicted to coffee and cola.  Keeps me awake half the day anyway

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 I'd love to run a marathon but I think it would kill me. I drink three cups of tea before I even consider starting work so this whole caffeine free idea I fear may well result in a few unplanned naps! Even if I only raise a few pennies it helps.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 15:31

Having seen all the horrid things in the news recently that the RNLI are rushing off to I decided to do what I could to help them raise funds. Unfortunately running a marathon will result in a £4,000 bill from the air ambulance (that's what it costs every time it takes off) and I'm too delicate to jump out of a plane so I'm doing a H20nly challenge. That's 10 days of only drinking Yorkshires finest tap water (don't worry: they do allow you to eat).

Now its neither heroic nor terribly embarrassing so I don't expect to raise much but I've decided it would be fun to try and raise enough money to clothe one RNLI crew person (£968.00)

My friends have jumped at the challenge and in only a few hours we had the £42.00 required to purchase some sea boots. Not much to cover his or her dignity but still at least their feet wont get wet!

If anyone wants to waste some time on the internet avoiding the ir*ning pile you can see my fundraising attempts here....

Cold Calling Experiences

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 15:25

My little sweetheart Reggie although absolutely adorable in his mothers eyes has a proper German Shepherd bark with proper Land Shark teeth that make an appearance when the door bell goes. Most delivery drivers are by this point already leaping the fence and for some reasons the sales people don't fancy talking much.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 07:18
Dovefromabove says:

Yay! Well done Clari - that means I can stay in bed a bit longer and not fire up the laptop

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 I'm still in bed Dove! Shouldn't be but I'm enjoying the last few days before the school rush traffic makes my journey to work a special level of agonising.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 06:47

You'll find the August threads here..

I can't believe it's September already. Summer ends in 22? days.


Posted: 31/08/2016 at 22:28

Didn't see it trending Steve. Must be my modesty filters!

Does it link in to "your sister tastes lovely" at all?

Things I don't get

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 07:14

mmmmm Christmas cake and cheese. Best bit about the festive celebrations!

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