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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 07:21

Almost fully tea'd up Lily: I don't twitch as much now!

Chicky; today I had to admit to needing to put the light on in the kitchen to make morning drinks. I couldn't find the kettle much less make a hot drink from the glow of the light!

I'm off to an AGM today. I feel rather as though it will involve lots of smiling politely and sitting around on my own (I'm the only person from the museum going). It's a day somewhere different I guess AND is being held in another museum so I can pinch ideas!

Liri; hope you feel better soon. Drink plenty! 

Pat; most DIY stores in the UK at least have detectors. Really good bits of kit well worth having for peace of mind.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 22:12

I've drowned out the film with some documentaries on forensics. Nothing like a magot filled pigs head to cleanse the mind.

Dog is being a fussy devil and won't eat. He's happy to munch his snacks but when I offer him his meal he looks at me like I'm trying to poison him.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 20:16

Beans. Like beams but much less exciting! 

Beams however I have many. All exposed and fortunately woodworm free.

Watching a very strange film I found on BBC iplayer. I'm rather thinking  there'll be odd dreams tonight!!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 17:56
WonkyWomble says:

Explain to Reggie that a hunkerdown upstairs day involves duvet picnics! In other words, things that go with torn off bits of bread and crackersnsuch as dips and a selection of cheeses, pates and cream cakes! 

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 I was thinking beans and toast for dinner but that sounds more interesting. Unfortunately beams is all I have and I'm not in the mood for having to draft myself to the supermarket. 

Getting cold in the house quickly. Worse still; getting dark!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 16:51

Plasterer visited! Knows neighbours and was entirely understanding at our wanting sound boarding on the share wall to drown them out.

Dog is now hinting. Dog is not understanding the concept of a duvet evening.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 16:29

Clever idea for the chair Wonky!

I'm playing the "will the plasterer visit today" game. 

I'm also playing the "it's cold, wet, windy, and puppy and I are home alone. Can we bunker up in the bedroom all afternoon / evening? I'm thinking iplayer and lots of blankets.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 07:15

Good luck at the doctors today Pat. I hope they find a nice easy to treat answer.

Yesterday's walk went well. It was only the three dogs (sometimes these walks have 30 dogs go! which is almost excessive). We got to potter around, the dogs got to play with dogs of their own size, everyone was well behaved, and Reggie slept all afternoon so must have enjoyed himself.

76 small visitors to the museum booked today so I best ought get myself organised. Or at least dressed!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 25/09/2016 at 07:53

Oh DD welcome to normal. Whatever that is.

Today is my first "organised" walk for a German Shepherd group. They always seem to be quite northernly so I suggested a few places more local and now I'm feeling nervous hoping people (and dogs) will come! 

Then it's straight back home for more plaster knocking off.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 24/09/2016 at 18:16

Dove; my first attempt at taking a photo Reggie suddenly got the need to clean his willy.

Joyce; I've been trying to find workmen since May! I'm hoping this latest builder is THE CHOSEN ONE because I do not fancy learning brick work.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 24/09/2016 at 17:18

Current status of the lounge.

We've near filled the skip with the lounge and rubble from the garden. I don't think the previous occupants threw anything away including so many random lumps of concrete they'd thrown in the hedge?

Had to evict 40 frogs from one area alone. They're becoming a major tripping hazard!

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