Latest posts by Clarington

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!


Posted: 31/08/2016 at 07:11

Morning all! Back to work today. Let the chaos commence.

How are you at multi taskin'?

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 06:55

I often multi task with my brain planning several things completely separate to what my hands are up too.


Posted: 30/08/2016 at 22:02
Steve the Gardening Vet says:

Hope all is well Clarington.

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 Nothing a spot of WD40 in the right place can't sort I'm sure.

The meter is rather interesting to watch. All well in the summer but I can see us walking around with head torches and winter coats come winter.

Mind you the way our DIY efforts are going that might not be far from the truth.


Posted: 30/08/2016 at 21:47

My plums never make it to ripe. A day before they're perfect something else eats them. I'm starting to think they're just not people food!

Partner announced I've been slurring my words and getting more incorrect placements (I.e. saying spoon instead of vacuum cleaner) of late. I'll see tomorrow if the receptionist will let me even try to make an appointment with the GP. I hope you are all able to understand me!

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