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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!

Totaly overgrown

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 22:06

Oh Solent! Your garden could be full of knotweed I'd still have envy. Look at that beautiful greenhouse!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 21:53

Well done Wonky!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 20:58

Oh Ob that is beautiful!!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 16:14

Joyce the Christ mas stuff has been out for a while here. Mince Pies are already going out of date.

I'm not a grinch, and do enjoy the festive holidays. But I enjoy them in December. Preferably after the 5th December so we've gotten all the family birthdays out of the way.

Should we be placing bets on how far my house will be habitable come Christmas? Winner gets a year old Christmas Pudding I found the other day in the cupboard! 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 15:06

Liri: I wouldn't worry about clothes not fitting midgets with big boobs. They don't fit 31 year olds who are 5ft 9in size 12 super long legged with good birthing hips and big boobies.

Must be something about boobs that gets designers in a muddle. That must be why men never seem to have the whole clothes problem.

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