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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 12/10/2016 at 07:22

Oh Stevie if you don't have to work than definitely mulled cider. Helps promote a gentle sleep and everyone knows you feel better after a good snooze ;)

I've never found capsules work and I get ALOT of colds due to all the small snotty visitors at the museum. The only thing that makes a difference is lemsip but I'm sure that's more because of the warming element.

As for the house: by Christmas is something I dare not think about. I have a feeling by summer is a bit more realistic; we can only do the work as we save up the money so it's very start stop and unfortunately we seem to have very expensive tastes.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 12/10/2016 at 07:09

Stevie; I hope you feel better soon. There is a brilliant spray that numbs your throat available at chemists I find it makes such a difference. Otherwise all I can suggest is mulled cider!

Mulled = warming to sooth aches

Cider = apples = packed full of vitamins 

Alcoholic = relaxes both muscles and mind

It really is a super cure all. ;)

Today is a day of hard grafting on the house; keep your fingers crossed it goes well!

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 22:42

I hope you lot have been busy in the gardens while we looked after all the rain for you. My gosh moist is not the word! Still... better than a day knocking plaster off the walls (that's for tomorrow).

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 06:52

Monty just put on Twitter that he's filming his last GW programme of the year. Shame the producers think nothing happens in the cooler months it feels far too early in the season for me.

Today I am hoping to drag his lordship to the seaside. Because we WERE meant to be on holiday this week; something that is a bit of a rarity. So even though the house needs our attention a day involving eating fish and chips on a wind swept beach beckons!

Frog spawn?

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 21:43

Algae and bubbles I'm afraid. But fingers crossed for next spring.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 21:40

Lantana; it feels optimistic! There is still much destruction to go.

Sweet dreams all!

Clay lawn

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 19:07

Where in the world do you live Amlum? There's really no need to water a lawn unless you're in the driest of areas and the lawn is actually dying and you're getting rain for weeks or months during summer.

Ours (Yorkshire; UK) is never watered unless it's been treated with a feed. It sorts itself out; I like to think that the roots are forced to go deeper resulting in better growth when they are made to search for water.

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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 17:45

DD; brilliant news about the first step to your future! This chap seems a very good person to have on your side.

As for your eye: I had a real shiner appear one morning. My boss pulled me into a meeting wanting to know if I'd been in a fight (and wanted to know who won) and if I was okay. I still have no idea what caused it but it took ages to go down. Perhaps a cool compress when you can to help soothe things?

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 17:41
1Runnybeak1 says:

CLARI.    Have you thought of having a really nice wooden floor and lots of rugs that you could wash.   It will be cosy with ...

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 Afternoon Runny. Thanks for your suggestion. We're actually planning bamboo floor in the lounge and tiles in the kitchen and hallway so there will definately be a rug in the lounge for cosiness. For the bedroom and upstairs however his lordship wants carpet. It will I hope help keep the room warm; because now we have a smart meter where it tells you straight away how much money you're spending that heating is staying off for as long as possible!!

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 17:09
Obelixx says:

Something for Clari - 

Maybe a spot of OH training too.........

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 😂 Oh that's brilliant! Reggie definately will be made to sit and watch this! I mean he lounges around while we're at work.. why isn't he taking a duster near my valuables?

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