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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 01/12/2016 at 06:56

Thanks Chicky! I look forward to seeing everyone posting here. It's always so much more fun when we all chat together rather than spilt into our little clicks.

Chicky: well done to your new taxi driver! 

7'C in the house this morning. Only 5'C outside!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 30/11/2016 at 22:20

Ob; I have two greenhouses to try and "hide" from the kitchen view. Fortunately the entire garden is pretty sunny.

Dove: at this rate I will be incorporating the pear tree and pond into their run to try to squeeze everything in without looking squashed. 

Christmas decorations

Posted: 30/11/2016 at 18:02
Doghouse Riley says:

I really dislike blue Christmas lights, they seem so cold and uninviting.

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 They always remind me of emergency service vehicles!! 😂 Not helped that I spend too much time bathed in flashy blue lights at work. They never feel festive to me.

We put them up after all the birthdays are dealt with (5th) usually a week or two at most before the big day.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 30/11/2016 at 17:57

Evening all. I thought I had posted a message earlier but I can't see it.

Most confusing.

Managed to get home before dark so spent the sun set clearing leafs on the lawn. Some serious tidying up needed!

I still can't decide where to position the greenhouse or chicken coop in my garden redesign. Most frustrating!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 07:25

MORNING ALL! The ground has a good - bug killing - frost to it. The air most certainly is filled with sharp edges to cut away at your skin as your dragon breath fills your view...

.... and that's just the kitchen (joke: it's 6'C inside the house).

Keep safe everyone and wrap up warm!!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 28/11/2016 at 15:11

Afternoon all. Just having a tea and no biscuit break at work. My school has departed I'm now trying to do all the paperwork (boring bit).

I'm TWO children short of a thousand this month. TWO! I'm actually tempted to get in the fire engine and drive around Sheffield til I find a scout group that I can force a fire safety / first aid / Great Fire Of London workshop on. I've got until Wednesday night there must be a group out there somewhere for me.

Bonus of course is that not only does the fire engine have better heating than my house but my fire kit is much much warmer than my normal clothes: ideal for the plummeting temperatures they've mentioned. Last night Reggie was put to bed with a blanket as he has no under coat and I'm worried that his NEED to sleep on the bed is partly due to the cold. I will confess: I need to nip to Asda tonight for some essentials, I'm tempted, just tempted, to look for a cheap hoodie that I can turn into a warm layer for him to wear! (Pets At Home don't do jackets big enough: fortunately for my disapproving OH).

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 28/11/2016 at 06:58

I hope you all slept well!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 27/11/2016 at 21:50

GWRS I'm saving it for my next evening alone!

Reggie has his blanket, toys, and space on the bed reserved! Sweet dreams everyone.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 27/11/2016 at 18:35

Beautiful Dove! I do love the sea. If I could live anywhere I would disappear to a sheltered hillside facing the sea with nothing but mountains and the view for company.

But then I'm the kind of person who isn't at home with people.

This evening I'm trying desperately to come up with gift ideas. it's not going well!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 27/11/2016 at 15:58

OB; at least I don't need to worry about teenage pregnancies and how we'll be able to afford the university fees 😑

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