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Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 24/05/2017 at 07:01

Ladybird where do you live out of curiosity? I can't remember the last time it got dark here!

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 24/05/2017 at 06:30

Pat; it reminds me of a low flying plane! Clouds are funny things; somehow they let our imaginations run away with them.

Punkdoc; Happy birthday! No worries about starting the cake early you can claim a slice was for me. I refused to have cake yesterday - the gluten free ones you can buy always have suspiciously long expiry dates and it was far too hot to bake my own. Don't worry; everyone in the office got a cool cream slice from the local bakery! 

Hosta: I've paid for people's shopping several times, it has always felt the "right" thing to do and was usually someone who had some exactly the same as your gentleman that so easily done slip of your mind and sudden realisation your wallet is on the table at home. One time I brought an elderly gentlemen's shopping and it was quite clearly a Sunday roast for one. In a purely selfish way it was worth doing just to see the chaps smile before he disappeared. Little did he realise that in this busy world he was the only other person I'd spoken too for two days aside from the checkout lady.

Good on your kind stranger; we need more of them.

Tinygardengirl; hi! I don't think we've chatted much before. I just wanted you say hello, and that for me, like so many others here, we welcome you to the forum and we welcome learning more about you, your passions, your beliefs, your loves, your hates. We all know that religion can do so much goodness in the world; it can bring people together, create a huge network of support and love. It gives people the strength to get up, carry on, and do wonderful things like banding together in time of crisis to open your doors as a place of safety, to get the kettle on or hand out bottles of water to the emergency services on the hottest of days. Religion can be brilliant.

The people that commit these terrible acts; I do not care what anyone says. They are nothing to do with religion no matter what they claim or whose flag they wave or whose quote they try to shout. They are, bluntly put; arseholes. 

And together we will overcome them.

I do however realise that the media is often one of the biggest arseholes and that their own words will put so many people at an increased risk so I want to say this; to anyone on this forum who because you are awesome enough to be different are put at an increased risk from the attacks of other mindless arseholes



Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 22:24

The terrorist threat level has been raised.

I only hope the media keep out of the way enough to let the police do their jobs to prevent the death or injury of any other innocent person.

 Do keep safe

Do report anything that doesn't feel right

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 18:48

LG that's brilliant news!! 

Neal; this thread in the forum is for general chit chat. You're very welcome to join in but when asking questions here they get lost very quickly. Be patient and someone who can answer you will be here soon.

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 16:10

GUESS WHO GOT A CHEQUE IN THE POST TODAY ?? Of course it means nothing until it is in the bank but still.

Sat in the garden in the glorious sunshine with a cracking headache; I'm sure it's caffeine withdrawal as everyone in the office drinks pop so I opt for water rather than a mug of tea. Unfortunately there is nothing stronger in the house to celebrate surviving another year! 

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 06:55

Oh Ladybird I'm so glad she is safe! 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 23/05/2017 at 06:53

Morning all. 

Just had to send a message to my partner (in Japan) to let him know about Manchester as some of his work collegues live there. Not the nicest of good morning / afternoon messages but he is optimistic that they are all safe.

When I go to work today I will be investigating what protocol we have for such incidents (we're only 55 miles from Manchester). We will be prepared to do what we can to help others. 

Keep safe everyone; who knows what today will bring us. Hopefully cake.

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 22/05/2017 at 17:55

Oh Christ.

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 22/05/2017 at 17:52

Oh; it's also World Environment day. Not sure how I can squeeze that in to our session of burning things!

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 22/05/2017 at 17:51

No wages here; no surprise!

Tonight I'm getting scouts to set fire to things, make me a birthday cake, roast their own hot dogs, and convince their parents that it was all okay as they are healthily by consuming bananas (covered in copious chicolate)

oh; and make some ice cream.

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