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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 14:03

Oh Pat I'm glad that you got a monitor. Its such an easy way to help reassure yourself that of all the external factors at least its not that. 

I've abandoned the museum and come home: we've not had internet there for three days now and I need to get my emails checked! Especially as teachers often find it easier to email between classes than try to call. I am now in a luxurious office, good lighting, wonderfully comfortable chair, solid desk (designed for adults), carpet... its the one room that we've finished and my gosh is it the complete opposite to the plaster falling off the walls light lit with a single bulb, "cupboard" that two of us are now trying to use as an office (its only got the one desk!) back at work.

Reggie is a bit confused by the whole turning up early: I think I've disturbed his sleep!!

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Posted: 28/09/2016 at 13:55

My old compost gets thrown in the compost bin (or across the lawn if it was only a little pot).

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Posted: 28/09/2016 at 08:03


HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 07:02

Welcome back online Lizzie. I find the Internet is responsible for my messy windows too ;)

As for all the dresses... I thought it was just me! Every time I drag myself out your get more clothes all the dresses I find are either all about thrusting my boobs into everyone's face or flashing my inner thigh gap. I mean I have amazing boobs but I don't want them catching a chill and while having bare knees cuts down on the washing... it's not really practical for protecting from the brambles!

Chicky: we're getting some amazing sunset and rises at the moment. Yesterday's sunset was worthy of pulling over the car to watch. But it was far too early!!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 21:25

Makes you wonder just what talent is sat bubbling away unnoticed.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 18:55

Welcome back Wind!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 17:49

My polite smile has shown considerable signs of strain.

At the AGM the first question I was asked was

"who are you?" Turns out I wasn't on the list!

Next question was

"where's the ambulance?"

Oh! So you WE'RE expecting me then! But no one told me to bring the ambulance (apparently the only reason we'd be 'invited' to attend was to bring the vintage ambulance). Boss for some reason isn't answering his phone at this point.

Still it was a good meeting, lunch was provided but not a single item was gluten free judging by the migraine I am coming down with. How you get gluten in a tablespoon of potato salad (enough to look polite and stop questions of why aren't you eating) and an apple I found which may or may not have been intended as a table decoration I have no idea.

Time to get changed and see what jobs I can put off today!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 07:25

Lesley; funny how some dogs are like dustbins and inhale everything in sight. Others you drop a steak on the floor and they look at you demanding a napkin and silver plate. 

He ate some chicken snacks so I know he's not unwell.

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.

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