Clarington


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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 15/11/2016 at 06:51

Boys for beavers girls for rainbows.


Though can't girls also be beavers?


It's 15'C outside: silly warm! 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 21:51

Edd: over £200 including cash donations. Enough for some really good wellies! 


Brownies were... very different to the scout groups of late. I have another group in on Wednesday.


The hound and I are having cuddles in bed. I want to read a book but it's a little too hard going for tired brains.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 16:52

I've just had a thought. This super moon business...


... now since the emergency services HATE full moons because of the less than pleasing effect it has on people ...


... can anyone tell me how it might affect the brownies visiting the building or indeed the ghosts that reside here?


HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:59

Lantana I decided to take him on a route march this morning and leave him too worn out so he'd sleep til my partner gets home (he's finishing early) as he'd be much more settled with his blankies than listening to Brownies bounce around the building. Poor little sleepy thing only normally gets a gentle plod around the park in the mornings: he kept looking at me with concern when we kept walking further and further off the normal route. Perhaps he knew he'd miss out on the lunch box making and thus the meaty off cuts.


For such a young dog he really is so lazy!


I've hand washed all the cushions the students sit on during workshops. I thought I'd be ever so clever and light the fire in the coffee shop to dry them with.... whose pinched all the matches?!


I want to stay working with children, I'm not sure how I'm going to do it (I'm rather more qualified in engineering than children... but that said most electrical engineers want their noses wiping for them so its not a massive leap). I'm hoping I can use my Makaton sign language training to an advantage and find some not hideously expensive courses to go on too. Not the most ideal of times when all funds are being ploughed into the house!

Thought I would say hello

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 14:51

Hello!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 14/11/2016 at 13:52

Afternoon all.


I'm home alone in the museum at the moment. This means the radio is cranked right up! For someone who is noise sensitive isn't it funny that I rather enjoy having the radio on in the background.


Brownies visiting tonight to explore and learn about the Great Fire Of London.


I'm going to get my CV dusted off and updated. Just in case. Alas I haven't seen any exciting jobs that catch my eye and mind. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 21:34

Pat: the only milk I can tolerate in tea is a brand called A2. It's not strictly dairy free but lacks a protein that often causes upset and works for me. I never have found a non cow milk milk that goes well with tea! I try to stick to caffeine free herbal fruity teas but sometimes you just need a proper brew.


Almond milk is nice on cornflakes though.


It's raining hard now, so we've retreated upstairs to listen to the radio from the comfort of the bed. Freshly ironed bedsheets: almost seems a shame to let Reggie sleep on his lordships pillow... almost ;)


I can hear my truck in the distance (you hear it at least five streets away). It has a distinctive warble that isn't loud but seems to cut through the traffic noise. Probably best go put the kettle on!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 18:06

Fidget; I need to cut down on all sugars, including natural. I fear before long I shall be living off almond milk. Which at least makes supper easier!

Blatant advertising

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 17:59

I can offer a dog with horrendous flatulence.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 16:39

Evening all. The dog and I are cuddled under a blanket with a hot water bottle and a comforting film. 


No under gardener here. No saucepan either for it went with my truck on his lordships day out; one presumes to warm the bacon that is absent from the fridge. 


But to balance it out... the dog has thrown up all over his car. So perhaps I'll not fuss about the bacon.

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